3 y Cuatro
"3 y Cuatro" is a group of Venezuelan music that through its polyphonic song seeks to give a fresh image to the Creole, having as a main element the game between the voices and musical arrangements that fuse different rhythms.
The group was formed in 1998 to participate in an important Festival of Aguinaldos and Villancicos in Venezuela, where it obtained the First Place, and in 2000 they made their first solo concert, since then they have dedicated themselves to the assembly of repertoire that includes original works and versions of traditional Venezuelan and Latin American themes.
"3 y Cuatro" has been presented in multiple stages throughout Venezuela and has participated in international festivals of traditions and culture, providing a new vision of traditional music.
"3 y Cuatro" began with the voices of Sofía Zambrano, Bladimir Moreno and Alexander Moreno, currently Mariana Méndez, Iván Orihuela and Alexander Moreno continue to give life to this musical proposal.
She has great experience in the interpretation of traditional Venezuelan and Caribbean genres. She has collaborated with groups of the likes of "Vasallos de Venezuela" and recently participated as a guest singer in the nominated album for the Latin Grammy "Pa 'Tio Simón" by Rafael "Pollo" Brito.
Singer and "Cuatro" player
Founding member and director of the group, he play the venezuelan "Cuatro" and writes the vocal arrangements of all pieces. He has won various traditional song competitions as a singer and as a composer, and has received awards from various cultural institutions for his work in favor of Venezuelan music.
He started in music at an early age and participated as a musician and singer in various pop-rock groups. He was a member of several choral groups, standing out as bass-baritone in the Orfeón of the Central University of Venezuela with whom he made several international tours.