Carolina Calvache

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Carolina Calvache is a jazz pianist and composer from Colombia.


Calvache was born in Cali, Colombia, and studied piano from the age of 6. She became influenced by jazz aged 14, particularly Miles Davis, Tito Puente and Chick Corea.[1] After performing locally, she moved to New York City.[2]

Her debut album "Sotareno" was released on Sunnyside records in 2014.[3] Later in the year, she performed at the first Women in Latin Jazz festival in the city.[4] In 2015, she taught piano and played performances in Chennai, India.[5] She holds degrees from Universidad de Valle and North Texas University.


  • Sotareño – Carolina Calvache (2014)


  1. ^ "Carolina Calvache – Sotareno". Retrieved 24 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Carolina Calvache destraza en el Piano". El Diario (in Spanish). 4 April 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Carolina Calvache : Sotareno". Latin Jazz Net. 6 April 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Uptown celebrates first woman in Latin Jazz festival". DNA Info New York. 25 November 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "I have Ilaiyaraja on my Phone". New Indian Express. 18 May 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2016.