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Guataca: Jess Rebolledo Will Expand the Borders of the Venezuelan Four

Guataca: Jess Rebolledo Will Expand the Borders of the Venezuelan Four

The young cuatrista and composer Jess Rebolledo, winner of the third place in the most recent edition of the festival La Siembra del Cuatro, will interpret the national instrument in Nights of Guataca concert series on February 16 at 11:00 am in Espacio Plural of the...

V-Note Ensemble : Venezuelan Harmony Translated by Ernesto Rangel

V-Note Ensemble : Venezuelan Harmony Translated by Ernesto Rangel

Translated by Ernesto Rangel Jackie Rago, a Caracus multi-instrumentalist, began making music at the age of 4 amongst a community of people who were lacking the traditional sounds of Venezuela. When leaving the country, Jackie packed those rhythms in a suitcase and...

The Common Thread of Venezuela: Guataca

The Common Thread of Venezuela: Guataca

About 12 years ago, businessman Ernesto Rangel set out to create a cultural platform to represent and support Venezuelan music and culture. As the principal architect, Ernesto established Guataca, a platform with the objective to spread the talent of emerging...

Game of Thrones Translation

Game of Thrones Translation

It has been two months since the premiere of the season finale of one of the most impressive and popular Television series of the last decade: Game of Thrones. This fan-favorite was based on the saga of books, Song of Ice and Fire, written by America writer George RR...

Guataca Spotlight: An Interview with Valentina Quintero

Guataca Spotlight: An Interview with Valentina Quintero

Venezuelan radio and television host, writer, and social influencer, Valentina Quintero has been touted as the voice of Venezuela. While her ability to share stories and be heard has helped Valentina become a house-hold name, she credits her country and the people...

Miguel Siso’s Rising Success

Miguel Siso’s Rising Success

2018 Latin Grammy winner, Miguel Siso is considered to be one of the most important musicians in Venezuela. Bringing a global perspective on music, Miguel Siso continues to connect with international artists, creating new sounds, and achieving an eclectic fusion of...

What Is Guataca?

What Is Guataca?

Guataca is a non-profit music organization whose mission is to spread the musical talent of Venezuelan musicians across the globe. The concerts showcase the musician’s talent through concerts that are held in the six countries that the company is located in:...

Miguel Siso Wins For Venezuela

Miguel Siso Wins For Venezuela

Originally found on Guatacanights.com. This post is in no way claiming that Ernesto Rangel is the original author. Rather, as a Co-Founder of Guataca Nights, he is spotlighting a great musician (Miguel Siso) by sharing this content. Identidad a piece original of...

Guataca: Ensamble Gurrufío

Guataca: Ensamble Gurrufío

Originally found on Guatacanights.com and written by Juan Carlos Ballesta. This post is in no way claiming that Ernesto Rangel is the original author. Rather, as a Co-Founder of Guataca Nights, he is spotlighting both a great musician (Ensamble Gurrufío) and a great...

The Venezuelan Musicians Nominated For The Latin Grammys

The Venezuelan Musicians Nominated For The Latin Grammys

Venezuelan cuatro artist Miguel Siso’s album Identidad has been nominated for Best Instrumental Album in this year’s Latin Grammy Awards. According to Guataca, a record label in Venezuela, this is the first time that someone from their home country has been nominated...