JUANMA BARROSO (Spain)
One the most creative jazz drummer and band lead in Europe, is Juanma Barroso. Native from Madrid(Spain), he studies in New York with a very famous jazz drummer such Al Foster or Ben Riley. He has played in very important Jazz festivals over the world with a really greates Jazz musicians like a: Phil Woods, Eddy Henderson, Sonny Fortune, Larry Willis, Frank Lacy, Doug Raney, Rosario Giulianni, Marcus Strickland, Lage Lund, Orrin Evans, Gene Shimosato, Tony Lakatos, Logan Richardson, Ben Bessiakov, Uffe Markussen, Deborah Davis Francine Luce, Doris Cales, Jerry Gonzalez, Chano Dominguez, Jorge Pardo, Bobby Martinez, Pedro Iturralde, Wendy Pedersen, Albert Bover, Paco Charlín, Bobby Mc Ferry, Jean Francois Jenny Clark,Perico Sambeat, Roman Filiú...
He record more than 30 jazz cd like a sideman, and now he just record his new album like a band lead "Nairi", it has a great sucess, and a very good critics from specialized press jazz comunity.
Juanma Barroso is also sponsored by Murat Diril cymbals, Morgan Mallets sticks and Cazz Snare.
JUANMA BARROSO "NAIRI"
Ariel Bringuez, Jorge Vistel, German Kucich, Albert Bover, Paco Charlín, Negrón.
Saxophonist, profesor, composer, arrenger, graduated by the UniversidadDe la Havana(Cuba):
He has played with prestigious musicians as: Changuito Quintana, Tata Güines, Larry Willis, Eddie Henderson, Alfredito Rodriguez, Horacio El Negro, Dave Murray, Román Filiú, Juanma Barroso, Frank Lacy, Chucho Valdés, Javier Colina, Henry Cole.
Jorge was born in Santiago de Cuba in 1982 in a family with a wide music tradition. He began studying trumpet at the age of nine the Art School of Santiago de Cuba. From this early age he began to show interest in jazz.
Jorge has participated in numerous festivals worldwide, including the Monterey Jazz Festival ( USA ) , Bermuda jazz festival, Jazz Plaza Havana , Montreux Jazz, cully jazz, Vitoria Jazz Festival university jazz.
He has been recognized by important musicians such as Roy Hargrove , Eddy Henderson, Jame Carter, Steve Coleman, Marcus Printup , Wynton Marsalis, Sean Jones, Steve Turre, Danilo Perez , muddy Juanma Barroso, Paco Charlín, Arturo O'Farrill, Peruchin Jr, Ali Jackson, Benny Green, David Virelles, Doug Hammond, David Murray, Alfredo Rodríguez, Dado Moroni, Roman Filiú among others, having shared stage with them.
Born in argentina where he studied composition and piano. He has been living in madrid since 1993 where he develops his career as a jazz pianist, arranger and composer.
He has played in several jazz festivals and has done recording sessions with international musicians such as: Sonny Fortune, James Moody, Eddie Henderson, Richie Cole, Philippe Caterine, Frank Lacy, Logan Richardson, Damon Brown, Toninho Horta, Perico Sambeat and Javier Colina among many others.
He has studied harmony and clasical piano in Barcelona. Afterward he studies jazz
In Barcelona and New York with Fred hersh,Barry Harris, Sal Mosca,and Jackie Byard.
He has played with: Al Foster, Marc Johnson, Jesse Davis, Roy Hargrove, Idris Muhammad, Eddie Henderson, Marc Turner Sonny Fortune, Jorge Rossy,
Perico Sambeat, Javier Colina...
Native from Galicia, he estudies in Berklee College in music (bass performance and jazz composition bachelor of music degree).
He has played with: Orrin Evans, Aaron Goldberg, Tailor Egisti, Marc Turner, Marcus Strickland, Lage Lund, Mike Moreno, Juanma Barroso, Marcus Gilmore, Walter Smith
junior, Jaleel Shaw, Logan Richardson, Darren Barret...
REINIER ELIZARDE (El Negrón)
A really great bass player is Reiner Elizarde, he studies in La AENA(Cuba).
He has played with a very important musicians like: Avishai Cohen, Nasheet Waits, Alfedito Rodriguez, Henry Cole, Paquito
De Rivera, Dave Murray, Adam Rogers, Roman Filiu, Marcus Gilmore, Dado Moroni, Lewis Nash, Jorge Rossi, Juanma Barroso...