BIO

I was born on July 16, 1964, I started my musical studies at the Conservatory Luis Casa Romero, located in the city of Camagüey. where I participated in competitions of classical music, at an elementary level. At an early age I began my interest in jazz music, at age of 15 I entered as the director of the group of the excellent singer Beatriz Marques, where we recorded some discs. I received the award for best musical orchestration given by the record company EGREM. 

 
I have shared the stage with great music idols, such as: Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Ray Charles etc.   Also participated as a pianist with important artists such as Gene Pearl, Tito Puente, Bob Sheppar, Roy Hargrove, Arturo Sandoval, Paquito D'Rivera, Greg Fishman, among others.


Later I founded my own band called “Fervet Opus”, we participated in various international jazz festivals, like: Montreal, Montreux, Jambori in Poland, Yugoslavia jazz festival, fest Danube etc. I was part of the project of the famous jazz singer and blues NY; Tomas Leon, at the same  time I played with the famous Dizzi Guillespie . After this great proyects, I entered into different bands, such as: The Miguel Escalona, ​​... wonders florida etc.

 

The UNEAC (National Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba), gave me the title of “member of the list of personalities of Cuban art”. Also I am member of the evaluation committee of artists in Cuba.

 

Now days, apart from my career as a pianist jazz soloist, and my quintet, I am part of the famous group ; “AFROCUBAN All Stars”, directed by Juan Gonzales Frames, we have participated in several international festivals. I formed my quintet of jazz music, in Mexico city, where we participated very often in national and internationals concerts and festivals. I am the main pianist of the band “Cubanismo”, orchestrated by master Jesus Alemani, we have done several concerts in U.S.A and Canda.

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