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MIGUEL FENTON, congas, palo


   

Miguel Fenton, who studied music at the Santo Domingo Conservatory and is originally from the Dominican Republic, took instrument making classes and studied in a variety of percussion workshops in Cuba, Haiti and with Alto Moreida (Brazillian Percussion).
In 1975, he was a percussionist with the Santo Domingo music conservatory orchestra, the Dominican folk ballet, and the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival.
Mostly interested in his country’s musical roots, from 1982 to 1985 he lead the Raices band (jazz and Dominican folklore influenced music) along with many concerts of experimental blends of percussion.