Delbert Bernabela


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Delbert Bernabela

Born on the island of Aruba. After high school he attended  Berklee College of music, Boston USA. In 1984 he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in professional music. Immediately after college Delbert began working in several showbands in various hotels restaurants on his native island. With a performance career spanning over wel over 30 years Delbert has appeared with, The Aruba Art Ensemble, Arturo Sandoval, Dutch Swing College Band, Cubop bigband, De Nederlands Blazers Ensemble, Kirk Whalum, Roy Hargrove the USA, Venezuela and Europe. Delbert plays a fusion of jazz and Caribbean music.

Currently living in the Netherlands, where he teaches masterclasses/workshops on saxophone and improvisation. Leader of several duo and quartet projects. To name a few, “Threesome”, “Cafe con Leche” , “Forward Motion”

Recordings “Jazz meets Classics”  with Naomi Tamura en “Decisions” with Jazz Quartet

Sunday 26 June

Lazy Jazz afternoon Café op 2

Café op 2 Almere from 16:00 until 19:00
Sunday 21 January

Latin Jazz Jam Session

from 17:00 until 20:00
Sunday 4 February

House Concert

This concert will take place in Heemstede. I will be… from 02:30 until 17:30
Sunday 18 February

Latin Jazz Jam Session 1st anni

from 17:00 until 20:00
Tuesday 5 February

Cuarteto Clave Jazz Latin Jazz Night

from 00:00 until 23:59



Interested in booking Delbert Bernabela?

(06) 42294988