BEYOND THE RHYTHMIC FALLS (ARUÁN ORTIZ SOLO PIANO)

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Aruán Ortiz, whom Downbeat Magazine has called "one of the most versatile and exciting pianists of his generation,” hails from Santiago de Cuba. His compositions incorporate influences from classical music, Afro-Cuban rhythms, and improvisation. Garnering Latin Jazz Corner’s 2011 "Arranger of the Year, " he has received commissions from university orchestras, dance companies, and chamber groups including the Santiarican Blues Suite (Sunnyside, 2011), fusing Haitian and Cuban music, for Boston-based Jose Mateo Ballet Theater. He has worked with Esperanza Spalding, Andrew Cyrille, Terri Lyne Carrington, Cindy Blackman-Santana, Greg Osby, and Wallace Roney, among others. His live recording with the Aruán Oritiz and Michael Janisch Quintet, Banned in London (Whirlwind Recordings, 2012), was recently selected by Downbeat Magazine as one of the best albums of 2013. He also curates the ongoing Music & Architecture monthly concert series, which have featured Don Byron, Oliver Lake and Henry Grimes, among many others. He is one of the recipient of the prestigious Doris Duke Impact Award 2014.

Aruán Ortiz, whom Downbeat Magazine has called "one of the most versatile and exciting pianists of his generation,” hails from Santiago de Cuba. His compositions incorporate influences from classical music, Afro-Cuban rhythms, and improvisation. Garnering Latin Jazz Corner’s 2011 "Arranger of the Year, " he has received commissions from university orchestras, dance companies, and chamber groups including the Santiarican Blues Suite (Sunnyside, 2011), fusing Haitian and Cuban music, for Boston-based Jose Mateo Ballet Theater. He has worked with Esperanza Spalding, Andrew Cyrille, Terri Lyne Carrington, Cindy Blackman-Santana, Greg Osby, an...

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Past Gigs BEYOND THE RHYTHMIC FALLS (ARUÁN ORTIZ SOLO PIANO)

  • 11 | 2014 New York City Aruán Ortiz SOLO PIANO at Latin FreeJazz Festival
  • 11 | 2014 New York City Aruán Ortiz SOLO PIANO at Latin FreeJazz Festival
  • 11 | 2014 New York City Aruán Ortiz SOLO PIANO at Latin FreeJazz Festival
  • 09 | 2014 Umeå Aruán Ortiz & Orbiting Quartet at Umeå Jazz Festival
  • 09 | 2014 Amsterdam Aruán Ortiz & Orbiting Quartet at Bimhuis
  • 08 | 2014 Detroit Aruán Ortiz & Orbiting Quartet at Detroit Jazz Festival
  • 08 | 2014 Berkeley Aruán Ortiz Piano Solo at California Jazz Conservatory

Discography BEYOND THE RHYTHMIC FALLS (ARUÁN ORTIZ SOLO PIANO)

  • 2013 Banned in London Album | Whirlwind Records
  • 2012 Orbiting Album | Fresh Sounds New Talent
  • 2012 Santiarican Blues Suite Album | Sunnyside Records
  • 2010 Alameda Album | Fresh Sounds New Talent
  • 2003 Aruán Ortiz Trio, Vol. 1 Album | Ayva Music/Universal

Media

  • Sound 01 Mason Mp3
  • Sound 02 Yubá Mp3
  • Sound 03 Para Liam Una Nana Mp3
  • Sound 04 Galopando Mp3
  • Sound 05 Para Inaudis Paisan (Rec...
  • Sound 06 Black And Tan Fantasy Mp3
  • Video Aruán Ortiz solo piano Live...

Origin

  • Brooklyn US

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