“Quédate,” the Latest Single from the Excellent Latin Jazz Album, Sol! [Video]


“Quédate,” the latest single from my new album with Jeremy Bosch, Sol, was originally meant to be about keeping in touch with one’s friends and loved ones during this especially tough time. It originally had a different title but changed as it was being composed.

With the collaboration of my friend, songwriter and vocalist Jeremy Bosch in June 2020, the song took on a different character, that of speaking to a loved one and asking them to “stay,” and about enjoying the beauty and richness of the moment.

For me personally, “Quédate” was about joining my colleagues in the studio once again to record the song, sharing quality moments with people that I actually consider my family.  The single and new video attest to the spirit and perseverance of these musicians during this tough time in our industry.

Doug Beavers
Doug Beavers
Doug Beavers is an acclaimed trombonist and “an arranger of the first-class” (Harvey Siders, JazzTimes). He has performed and arranged for the likes of Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Eddie Palmieri, Rosemary Clooney, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Don Omar, Sheila E., Pete Escovedo, Mingus Big Band, Ruben Blades, Paul Simon, and countless others. Always a strong advocate for music education, Doug Beavers has served as an adjunct professor, lecturer and advisor at prominent colleges and universities in the US and around the globe. Now based in New York City, he has established the Harlem School of Urban Music and Recording Arts (harlemschool.org), enabling urban students of Harlem and the South Bronx to study their own specific brand of urban jazz, salsa, hip-hop, and rock, through a combined program of formal music theory and modern audio production. In July 2020, he launched his own hybrid record label and production house, Circle 9, empowering artists with an industry-forward, top-to-bottom solution to create and distribute their projects in today’s environment.

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