Bio

 

Composer / Producer / Recording Artist / Pianist / Music Arranger

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Grammy Nominated Song “Como Olvidar” – Olga Tañón, 2002.
  • Grammy Nominated As Producer “NO SE PORQUE” performed By CHAYANNE
  • Directed the Band in OTI Acapulco 2002 and arranged the song performed by Lennys, Uruguay Representative.
  • Directed Shakira in the ‘Viña del Mar’ festival, in 1993 where they won 3rd place.
  • COMPOSED&ARRANGED AND WON IN 2003  JINGLE CORONA MERENGUE.
  • COMPOSED AND ARRANGED ORIGINAL MUSIC FOR TV SERIES
  • Composed a Original song for The Miami International Film Festival in 2000
  • Arranged and Produced over 80 important ARTIST such as:
    • Enrique Iglesias
    • Chayanne
    • Gilberto Santarosa
    • JACI VELASQUES
    • M.D.O.
    • Luis Fonsi
    • Ana Gabriel
    • Carolina LaO
    • Pilar Montenegro
    • SON BY FOUR
    • ANGEL LOPEZ
    • Melina Leon
    • Olga Tañón
    • Bertin Osborne
    • Pedro Neira
    • Fausto
  • Millie Cortejier………
  • Has worked wit Record Labels such as:
    • Sony
    • Universal
    • Warner
    • BMG

 

 

SKILLS

Composer:

  • Skilled in sound design (sound effects, ambiance).
  • Ability to compose and perform music in many styles, including jazz, classical, Latin Music, world music.
  • Able to coordinate project needs, budget, and deadlines.
  • Trained in musicology and research techniques.

Producer:

  • Implement and oversee recording of music from conception to mastering.
  • Recording Sessions:  Engineer recording sessions, create musical arrangements, produce writing materials for sessions (charts, music notation), booking and directing recording sessions, conducting and rehearsing musicians.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Musician:

  • Professional instrumentalist since age 18.
  • Studies in classical piano, theory and composition.
  • Performance and composition experience in jazz, classical, Latin Music, world music.
  • Skilled accompanying skills: (singers, bands, stage shows).
  • Band Direction.

Technical:

  • Skilled in MIDI and Digital Recording.
  • Media and CD-ROM projects utilizing cutting edge technology.
  • Experienced in the synchronization of music to visuals in video, and CD ROM.
  • Proficiency on both Mac and PC platforms.
  • · Software proficiency:  Digital Performer, ProTools, Trilogy, Stylus, RMX, Atmosphere, Virtual, Guitarist, Xphrase, Sound Forge, Windows 95, 98, XP, Mac OSX, Excel, Word, Powerpoint.
  • 12 Years of Music Education in ‘La Universidad Del Valle’ Cali, Colombia.
  • 5 Years in University Berkeley of Boston BY CORRESPONDENCE.

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

  • Nominated to Latin Grammy for  composing SONG  “Como Olvidar” – PERFORMED BY Olga Tañón, 2002
  • “PREMIO LO NUESTRO”FOR THE BEST TROPICAL SONG “COMO OLVIDAR”,2002.
  • Received 4 ASCAP Awards for song “Como Olvidar” – Olga Tañón, 2002 AND 1 FOR “Corazon de mujer”-melina leon,2002.
  • Received Orquidea Award for Colombia’s most successful artist internationally.
  • Nominated to Latin Grammy for producing SONG “No Se Proque”- PERFORMED BY Chayanne-2006

EDUCATION