Grammy Award Winner Marlow Rosado Joins “In the Heights” at Arts Garage

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DELRAY BEACH, FL – From salsa to rock, from merengue to hiphop, from bachata to reggaeton, producer, composer and pianist Marlow Rosado has had his musical hand in all of it. A native of Puerto Rico, he is a salsero at heart, but has successfully written, played and produced hits in a variety of musical styles for some of the most renowned artists in Latin music. From the driving rock tracks he cowrote on Alejandra Guzman’s “Lipstick,” a song nominated for “Best Rock Album of the Year” by both the American and Latin Grammy’s, to the emotionally charged Yolandita Monge production, “Sentimiento Borinqueno,” written as a love letter to his home land, it’s easy to realize that Marlow Rosado’s compositions are heard across airwaves the world over on a daily basis. However, ask Rosado what his proudest moments as a composer have been, and without pause he names his compositions “Me Dejo En El Aire” and “Un No Se Que,” being recorded by the legendary El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico. Rosado has played and worked with a diverse repertoire of artists including Celia Cruz, the unforgettable Tejana signer Selena, Larry Harlow, Tommy Olivencia, Marc Anthony, Ricardo Montaner, Olga Tañón and Desmond Child, among others. Recently, he arranged and directed the horns sessions for Ricky Martin’s new production. Rosado earned a Masters degree in Jazz Education, and he has taught at the elementary as well as the University level. He is continually sought out by Latin Artists for his musical arrangement skills, his aggressive montunos on the piano, as well as his ability to direct orchestras for artists such as the late Salsa legend Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Jr., Tito Nieves, and many others. It is not uncommon to see Roasado’s name on CD liner notes, whether it is as a pianist, producer, songwriter or musical director. Catch the beauty of this story on May 15th through the 18th, with showtimes during the day and evening, performed by Arts Garage Academy’s exceptionally talented students and professionals. This exhilarating musical tells the universal tale of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner coffee shop is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It’s a community on the brink of change, full of hopes and dreams where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind. Tickets in advance $20-30, $5 more at the door. For more information and showtimes visit www.artsgarage.org, or call 561-450-3546.