Mario Cazeneuve, a New Yorker with Uruguayan roots , assembled a group of seasoned musicians with a shared passion for Latin Jazz and candombe,  which was named Afro-Dysia.  The composition of the band respresents the melting pot that is New York. Arturo Prendez, Cecilia Tenconi from Argentina,, Erika Cazeneuve  from New York , Kevin Bruce Harris also a New Yorker,  Alejandro "Chato" Fernandez  &  Ariel Benatar both from Uruguay make Afro-Dysia.  


Afro-Dysia's original repertoire demonstrates the cross cultural influences with the wide range of musical styles sipping thru the piano player compostions. Their musical program is performed in Spanish and English, 

Mario Cazeneuve, a New Yorker with Uruguayan roots has relocated Afro-Dysia to South Florida  and just as he did in New York  he assembled a group of excellent musicians with a shared passion for Latin Jazz and Candombe.  

Lorena Pereira (Vocals) ~Eric Chacon (Sax/Flute)~Daniel Nava (Bass)~Daniel Belloso( Tambor/Congas) ~Adolfo Herrera Cuenca (Drums)​~Sidney  Silva (Tambores)

This is a  new perspective to the popular Latin Jazz Genere . They are taking the vibrant latin rhythms fusing them with candombe  and additng the jazz element of improvisation to create their new style.   High energy performances and their interpretation of Candombe Jazz makes this an unique combination. 

The repertoire is sang in English  Spanish and Portuguese. 


Afro-Dysia's original repertoire demonstrates the cross cultural influences with the wide range of musical styles sipping thru the piano player compostions.


​Afro-dysia Miami

​Afro-dysia - New York