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PERCUSSIONIST, AND DRUMMER from Dominican Republic, Miguel Fenton studied music at the Santo Domingo Conservatory. Fenton continued following courses and has studied several instruments and percussion workshops in Haiti and Cuba and with the famous Brazilian percussionist Airto Moreira. Afro Dominican Angel Mirò Andujar (Catarey) African Afro percussion nigeria Babatunde Olatunji. Ray Barretto -THE MASTER conguero

- Soon after, in 1975, working as a percussionist with the Orchestra of the Music Conservatory of Santo Domingo, Dominican Folkloric Ballet, Jorge Taveras, Bertico Sosa, Papa Molina, Jorge Solano, Fausto Rey, star Darius Tavito Basque, Victor Taveras, with The artist painters Geo Ripley, sirvano Lora, Alejandro Torrens, Joel Mason, Joaquin Diaz, Papo Ross, Michel Cusson, Serge Bedossian, Mado Diarra Afrika,, Jordy Mella española. Rumba. He was more particularly interested in roots music of his country and was the group lead of Roots (influence of jazz music and Dominican folklore and played several concerts of percussion music and experimental fusion)

-Since his arrival in Montreal (1989) Fenton built a reputation as a professional musician, participating in the Ontario Quebec Majority activities and festivals including: the Festival de Jazz de Montreal, Drummondville Folk Festival, the Toronto Film Festival Hispanic Festival in Cowansville, the Ottawa Jazz Festival, the Coup de Coeur Francophone (with Gildor Roy), in a country merengue, percuphonie.

USA
Participation in Jazzism Group, Grupo highest taste of Vermont, the University of Vermont, Canada University of Montreal, University of Plattsburgh, New York trumpeter Rick Davis, Chocolate Armenteros, Luis Vegas Set Latin Jazz higher, Discovery of Vermont USA, Dominican Republic Meinl Percussion Workshop.

TELEVISION / RADIO / CINEMA
After several appearances in different television and radio programs (Radio-Canada, , Radio-Quebec, Tele-Latin, TVA, TQS, CKOI, target), he won the award in 1997 for the best visibility with the public Latin and Quebecers as a latin percussionist. . He participated as a central figure in the broadcast TV RITMO on Afro-Dominican folklore and percussion instruments of Latin America. He recorded the drum part film CUERVO with the Carlos Ferrand band. With his band SAINAGUA he had the opportunity to work, to exchange and collaborate with many talented musicians who made their place in the music industry and cultural in Québec.

In 1994, Miguel Martinez Fenton won the award for best Latin jazz group from Montreal. In 2009, he formed the group "Has Palo Dentro" Afro-Dominican fusion, a combination of bachata, palo, merengue, Gaga, Yuloya, Salve ... A delicious blend of beats with a futuristic approach and innovative 2014. SAINAGUA ORIGIN

Nowadays, he plays music with Alejandro Torrents, who heads a Vermont USA band named Grupo Sabor. They style is an art or convergent influences from around the world: Dvd rhythms techniques, afro Dominican and also available percussion instruments Palo, Salve, Congo, Merengue, gaga ,bachata Popular Latin Folkloric Afro-Miguel martinez fenton, Music. Miguel martinez fenton, Music Production,recording studio musician, TV Composer, percussioniste latin jazz fusion Recording different drumming styles World Music afro beat Afro Dominicaine, Cuban, haiti, frazil, afrika, armenian

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