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Gaby Moreno and Van Dyke Parks present their new single "Across The Borderline"

¡Spangled! a collaboration between Guatemalan-born singer-songwriter Gaby Moreno and American musician, songwriter, arranger, and producer Van Dyke Parks is available now.

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2020

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Past Events

January 17, 2020

Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary's School

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January 18, 2020

City Winery

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December 7, 2019

Watsco Center - Benefit for the "Mirador Basin" - helping save the rainforest in Guatemala

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December 6, 2019

The Kennedy Center - National Symphony Orchestra DECLASSIFIED: Ben Folds Presents

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December 2, 2019

Merkin Hall - Kaufman Music Center - Performing songs from ¡Spangled!

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October 25, 2019

Razzmatazz

Opening for DePedro

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November 1, 2019

La Cochera Cabaret

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October 30, 2019

Sala Clamores

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October 29, 2019

Teatro Casyc

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October 27, 2019

Sala BBK

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October 26, 2019

Kulturforum

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October 24, 2019

franzK

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October 19, 2019

Speicher

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October 18, 2019

Jazzclub Tonne

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October 13, 2019

Centralstation

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October 12, 2019

Bürgersaal

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October 11, 2019

Hagenbach

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October 9, 2019

Volksbad - Featuring the "Jenaer Philharmonie"

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October 6, 2019

Schlachthof

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October 5, 2019

Fichters

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October 4, 2019

Cultino

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October 3, 2019

Jazzliebe/Ijubezen

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October 2, 2019

MOMKult

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October 1, 2019

Porgy & Bess

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September 28, 2019

Festival Chrüz & Quär

Obere Muehle

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September 27, 2019

Bix Jazzclub

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September 26, 2019

Kulturhalle

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September 24, 2019

Kunstflecken - SOLD OUT

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November 23, 2019

Roots Rising with Liz Vice and Matt Andersen

Fox Theater

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November 22, 2019

Roots Rising Tour with Liz Vice and Matt Andersen

Taos Center for the Arts

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November 21, 2019

Roots Rising with Liz Vice and Matt Andersen

KiMo Theater

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November 20, 2019

Roots Rising Tour with Liz Vice and Matt Andersen

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

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November 19, 2019

Roots Rising Tour with Liz Vice and Matt Andersen

Club Congress

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November 17, 2019

Roots Rising Tour with Liz Vice and Matt Andersen

California Center for The Arts

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November 16, 2019

Roots Rising Tour with Liz Vice and Matt Andersen

The Sanctuary at Pico-Union

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November 15, 2019

Roots Rising Tour with Liz Vice and Matt Andersen

Harold J. Miossi CPAC

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November 14, 2019

Roots Rising Tour with Liz Vice and Matt Andersen

Freight & Salvage`

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November 13, 2019

Roots Rising Tour with Liz Vice and Matt Andersen

Harlow's

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November 10, 2019

Roots Rising Tour with Liz Vice and Matt Andersen

The Triple Door

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November 9, 2019

Roots Rising Tour with Liz Vice and Matt Andersen

Star Theater

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November 8, 2019

Roots Rising Tour with Liz Vice and Matt Andersen

Sessions Music Hall

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September 28, 2019

Obere Mühle

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August 22, 2019

UCCS Presents: Artist Series

Shockley-Zalabak Theater

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Ilusión

Metamorfosis

2016

Ilusión represents a high-water mark in a musical career that's never been predictable. It's one of the strongest statements I've heard from a musician who ignores boundaries and genre classifications to create a sound greater than the sum of its parts.

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Posada

Metamorfosis

2014

Posada is sophisticated, ambitious and fun. It stands as an original in genre where retreading the tried and tired is the industry norm.

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Postales

Metamorfosis

2012

Postales is a collection of images, experiences, memories and emotions made of songs. In effect, the twelve pieces of the new recording album are fond stories with daily voyage images.

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Illustrated Songs

Independent Release

2011

Gaby's music comes from the heart and you can sense the absolute passion for her music on each song as she takes you in a journey back in time while she manages to keep you grounded in the present. Her voice is truly a pleasure to listen to.

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Still The Unknown

Independent Release

2009

Her first major album produced independently.

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Across The Borderline

Y tu Sombra

O, Me

Estaré

Se apagó

Ave que Emigra

Juegos y Miedos

Gaby Moreno


Since moving to Los Angeles from her native Guatemala, singer-songwriter-producer Gaby Moreno has released 5 albums, earned a Grammy nomination for her album, Illusion (Best Latin Pop Album, 2017), an Emmy nomination (for co-writing the "Parks & Recreation" theme song), and won a Latin Grammy (Best New Artist, 2013).  In 2006 she took the Grand Prize in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, the first contestant in the Latin category to win Song of the Year (she’s now a judge). Gaby also sings the theme song and voices a character (Marlena) on the multi Emmy Award-winning Disney children’s television series, “Elena of Avalor,” which features Disney's first Latina princess.


Her moving version of “Cucurrucucú Paloma” was chosen to play at the end of the emotional  episode "God Bless America" for the last season of Netflix' original show, "Orange Is The New Black” .
Moreno has shared the international stage with pop music luminaries such as Bono, Andrea Boccelli, Tracy Chapman, Ani DiFranco, Punch Brothers, Hugh Laurie, Buena Vista Social Club, Calexico, David Gray and many more.  More recently, she has appeared on Live From Here (hosted by five-time Grammy winner/MacArthur Genius, Chris Thile).
Her new album "¡Spangled!" - a collaboration with american musician, songwriter and arranger, Van Dyke Parks - will be realeased on Oct. 4th through Nonesuch Records (Metamorfosis in Latin America).
The ten-song set celebrates the migration of song across the  Americas and spans more than a century, including a bolero from Panama, a  bossa nova from Brazil, and an elegiac ballad from the Southwest United States—Ry Cooder, John Hiatt, and Jim Dickinson's "Across the Borderline," performed with Cooder and Jackson Browne. The album also includes one of Moreno's own songs as well as the previously released track "The Immigrants"  by Trinidadian songwriter David Rudder.


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