about - La Cocodrila
Deborah "La Cocodrila" De La Torre, Latin Jazz Pianist, introduces her first instrumental album, ¡Coño! (But With A Swing), featuring 11 original tracks, and performing with Ron Bland (bass) and Thomas A. Blomster (percussion).
¡Coño! (But With A Swing) was recorded at Rocky Mountain Recorders in Denver, CO and was released on disc, digital and streaming on October 5, 2018.
A Miami native of Cuban heritage, Deborah “La Cocodrila” De La Torre studied piano and composition at the University of Miami, FL and has an MBA from Regis University. Her passion for all things Latinx expresses itself through performing Latin American/Caribbean and Spanish classical music in solo concerts, founding an international Latino art and film festival, and producing a documentary on the U.S. immigration crisis, which has won several humanitarian awards. "I'm called "La Cocodrila" ("lady crocodile" in Spanish) on account of my fierce piano playing!"