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The Bookies Argentina
The Bookies is a jazz quartet based in Gualeguaychú, Argentina. Comprised of vocalist Valentina Gonella, pianist Francisco Fernández, bassist Santiago Veronesi and drummer Joaquín Bonazzola, in 2022 The Bookies celebrated their first International Jazz Day event on April 30 for an appreciative audience at the Rueda Libre bike shop and café.
“[Jazz] helps you to share with others, to enjoy improvisation and become creative beyond the structures.”
Why do you celebrate International Jazz Day?
Because we love Jazz and we are trying to form a Jazz Community here in our city.
Tell us about a favorite memory from International Jazz Day
We played with our quartet in a Coffee Bike House and it was great!
How do you think jazz can improve people’s lives?
It helps you to share with others, to enjoy improvisation and become creative beyond the structures.