The artist Chichi Peralta premieres a sensational song titled ‘Walking through Quisqueya‘, an ode to the Dominican Republic and the beauty of its culture.
The song features a fusion of genres from the roots of Dominican folklore, mixed with elements of the music world; such as gospel, jazz, rock, among other musical genres. Both Peralta’s interpretation, percussion and guitars, tell us a love story dedicated to his native Quisqueya, highlighting elements very typical of country culture, with the participation of Enerolisa Núñez, a well-known Dominican salve singer.
“Walking through Quisqueya it is designed to lift you up and submerge you by taking you by the hand through the charms of its beloved land. She was performed for the first time at the opening of the XXVIII Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government. If you’re looking for a song of great cultural richness and energy, you’ll love it’Walking through Quisqueya‘” the artist said in a statement sent to the press.
As is customary in his musical legacy; since its inception, together with its unmistakable seal of quality, have earned Chichi Peralta to be an influence for future generations and a highly accredited reference in the international music scene.
Of his trajectory
At the age of four, the artist built his first musical instrument; a tambora, and since then his skills, studies and research have not stopped growing. His musical evolution led him to participate in various bands, as well as create jingles, music for documentaries and feature films.
Besides; Peralta innovated by including in his fusions the famous London Symphony Orchestra in the recording of the albums ‘Pa ‘Otro Lao’ (1997) and “De Vuelta Al Barrio” (2000), two albums awarded with countless awards. CHICHI Peralta has always been passionate about discovering elements beyond the conventional; For this reason, the artist revolutionized and continues to contribute to the evolution of Latin rhythms, fusing them with ‘World Music’ in an extraordinary and innovative style. He has known how to combine sounds of jazz, merengue with pop, hip-hop, rap, bachata, guaguanco, music Brazilian, African musical genres, full, salsa, ballenato, Arabic sound textures and exotic instruments from India; that is, an unlimited merger.
With this vibrant mix, it is clear why Chichi Peralta has had a highly welcomed career, obtaining recognitions such as: several Gold and Platinum Records in Peru, Central America, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Europe; in addition, to be the winner of the Silver Seagull Viña del Mar Festival award (Chile); Best Tropical Album, Globo Awards (New York); You Award Winner Music (San Juan, Puerto Rico); Winner of the Latin Grammy, with the album Vuelta al Barrio; Revelation Artist of the Year, Lo Nuestro Award. On top of all this, Chichi has been recognized by the organizing committee of the sixth edition of the Dominican Jazz Festival for his musical career and his contributions to the music; he was given the Key to the city of Cartagena, Colombia; in 2007 he was appointed Goodwill Ambassador of the Dominican Republic under Decree Law No. 52-07 and on September 28, 2009 Mayor Thomas Menino proclaimed ‘Chichi Peralta Day’ in Boston, Massachusetts.
Together he has dedicated himself to giving conferences in various parts of the world such as; Berklee College of Music, Boston; The National University of San Pedro Sula, Honduras; National Conservatory of Music, Dominican Republic; Pontifical Catholic University Mother and Teacher (PUCCM), Dominican Republic; nine cities in Japan including the Instituto Cervantes, Tokyo; among other. The artist CHICHI Peralta today is a sound institution in the music scene, and he shows it once again with his new song “Caminado por Quisqueya”.