Harpist Edmar Castaneda is a New Yorker…by way of Bogota, Columbia. The music he makes takes the folk traditions of his South American birthplace -- and sets them against contemporary jazz gestures. This new release from Edmar Castaneda, called “Double Portion,” shows his mix of tradition and improvisation.
Edmar Castaneda plays the Jazz Standard on Friday night. He improvised for the NPR "Tiny Desk" series. Watch the video below: