Enrique Haneine holds four degrees, including his Masters in Jazz Piano Performance from The Boston Conservatory and Berklee College of Music, and is known for his versatile performance and leadership roles in both Mexican pop and the New York jazz scene.
Haneine is in the collaborative project AGRAZING MAZE, a quartet often joined by Ingrid Jensen on trumpet. All About Jazz magazine named their debut CD as one of NY's Best of 2005 Album of the Year, and gave the quartet glowing reviews.
Additionally, Haneine can be found playing at jazz festivals around the US and Internationally.
We are very happy to have Enrique at our functions. He is a wonderful, talented musician and very dependable. He is our No. 1 choice when music is included in our events in New York City. I highly recommend him for any function or event.
Thank you Enrique!
Hired his band for a nice cultural dinner and could not ask for anything better. Very quick to respond and an excellent business person to deal with. Would highly recommend for any venue
Born in Mexico City, Enrique Haneine holds four degrees, including his Masters in Jazz Piano Performance from The Boston Conservatory and Berklee College of Music, and is known for his versatile performance and leadership roles in both the Mexican pop scene and the New York jazz world. From his past roles as music director, pianist and arranger for Ricky Martin, Vina del Mar music festival, and for numerous Mexican television productions (such as the Eres Awards) Haneine's reputation as a brilliant artist and talented arranger are well deserved. Today his repertoire has evolved and matured into the realm of free, standard and Latin jazz.
He has a unique personal style, which blends innovative technique with uninhibited, yet intelligent improvisation.
Immediately recognized for his ability and presence, Enrique has been showered with awards, from winning the Jane Jarvis Jazz Piano Competition and being named Eubie Blake Scholar at Berklee three years in a row, to being chosen to play in the Martial Solal International Jazz Piano Competition in Paris, France.
With his definitive move to New York City in 2000, Enrique has grown as both a soloist, band leader, and member of numerous trios/quartets, playing in venues such as The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (DC), Jazz at Lincoln Center (NYC), Birdland (NYC), Sweet Rhythm (NYC), Nuyorican Poets Cafe (NYC), Bowery Poetry Club (NYC), Blues Alley (DC), Cornelia Street Cafe (NYC), Knitting Factory (NYC), Detour (NYC), and in such institutions as NYU, Pratt Institute, Rockefeller University.
Additionally, Haneine can be found playing at jazz festivals around the US and Internationally. Most recent festivals include the Tenth Annual Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival, Cape Cod Jazz Festival, Victoria-Vancouver International Jazz Orchestra Festival, Columbus Ohio Jazz Festival, Banff Arts Jazz Festival (Alberta, Canada),Danbury Latin Jazz Festival,WBGO Jazz/ NJ Transit 25th 'Music in Motion', Plymouth Music Festival, CMJ Musicfest & Filmfest, Museo del Barrio Concert Series, WBGO Annual Jazzathon at Birdland, US Tennis Open Jazz Series, Oakland Beach Concert Series, NJ Latin Jazz Fest, 111th Old Timers Latin Festival, Latin ASCAP Awards, Yonkers Hispanic Festival, Bronx Latin Fathers Festival, Jamaica Pond Jazz Concert Series, Latin Jazz Trio Tour (Peru), Mix 98.5 Festival (Boston), Rehoboth Beach Autumn Jazz Festival, Ryles Jazz Festival (Boston), Providence Waterfront Jazz Festival, The March of Jazz (Clearwater, Florida), Berklee College of Music 30th Annual HS Jazz Festival (Boston), and Art for HealingÃƒÆ’Ã‚Âs "Unique Vision" @ Great Neck Arts Center.
Aside from giving private lessons and master classes, Enrique Haneine is a listed faculty member at the Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts in Manhattan and plays for the Alvin Ailey Dance Company's Arts in Education program.
At present, Haneine is one of the leaders in the collaborative project AGRAZING MAZE, a quartet often joined by Ingrid Jensen on trumpet. Recently All About Jazz magazine named their first CD release, At the End of the Day, as one of New York's Best of 2005 Album of the Year, and gave the quartet glowing reviews.
Haneine has had the honor of performing alongside numerous great musicians,his superb mastery of multiple styles has been affirmed by his role as principal piano player in several Jazz and Latin bands as well.
Enrique Haneine endorses PreSonus Audio Electronics.
Technically, pianist Enrique Haneine . . . [is] first-rate, to say the least.