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Bacolod City, Philippines Saturday, January 26, 2019
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SP honors jazz artist
BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO

 

The Bacolod Sangguniang Panlungsod expressed its condolences to the bereaved family, and honored the memory of musical artist Robert “Bob” Yulo Aves, with a resolution it passed Wednesday.

Councilor Em Ang said Aves, the country’s leading proponent of Philippine jazz and one of the notable artists Bacolod has ever produced, passed away January 15.

He spent his early years at the Don Bosco Technical Institute at Victorias City, where he “pioneered” the forming of a “combo band,” and his group would often accompany the music for Mass at La Consolacion College in Bacolod City, she said.

Aves was a graduate of Bachelor of Music major in Jazz studies from the University of the Philippines, and later finished Jazz Composition at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Ang said.

His jazz arrangements and compositions have been performed and recorded by the prestigious Berklee Concert Band and Wilson’s Dues Band, she said.

Ang said that Aves’ works have even crossed to other genres such as musical scores for documentaries and films in international festivals, and special collaborative projects with local and international artists for small ensembles to full orchestra, theater and music for contemporary dance.

She said Aves also composed, arranged and produced the 2017 MassKara Festival street dance music.*

 

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