Miguel de Armas Quartet

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Miguel de Armas Quartet Short Info

Miguel de Armas is a versatile pianist and composer. He weaves strands of Cuban and American jazz influences in a compellingly eclectic way. Born in Havana, Cuba, he is one of the co-founders of the acclaimed Cuban orchestras NG La Banda. For over a decade, Miguel toured worldwide with this band and performed at prestigious Jazz Festivals.
Miguel has recorded over 60 albums, and collaborated with renowned Cuban artists and he has also shared the stage with internationally acclaimed musicians.
In 2012 Miguel brought his musical talents to Ottawa, which he considers his adopted home. He created the Miguel de Armas Quartet combining propulsive rhythms and spirited melodies of Latin music with jazz harmonies and improvisation.
The music of Miguel de Armas Quartet is powerfully rhythmic, with rich, complex harmonies and refreshing direct melodies.
Miguel’s hope is to introduce audiences to the works of an original Cuban talent whose performances are nothing short of a master class in Afro Cuban jazz.

Miguel de Armas is a versatile pianist and composer. He weaves strands of Cuban and American jazz influences in a compellingly eclectic way. Born in Havana, Cuba, he is one of the co-founders of the acclaimed Cuban orchestras NG La Banda. For over a decade, Miguel toured worldwide with this band and performed at prestigious Jazz Festivals.
Miguel has recorded over 60 albums, and collaborated with renowned Cuban artists and he has also shared the stage with internationally acclaimed musicians.
In 2012 Miguel brought his musical talents to Ottawa, which he considers his adopted home. He created the Miguel de Armas Quartet combining propulsiv...

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Past Gigs Miguel de Armas Quartet

  • 12 | 2015 Ottawa, Ontario Brookstreet Hotel
  • 12 | 2015 Havana, Cuba Jazz Plaza'15
  • 09 | 2015 Merrickville, Ontario Merrickville Jazz Festival
  • 08 | 2015 Ottawa, Ontario Shenkman Arts Centre
  • 06 | 2015 London, Ontario TD Sunfest
  • 06 | 2015 Grand-Falls, New Brunswick The Potato Festival
  • 05 | 2015 Ottawa, Ontario Ottawa Jazz Festival
  • 02 | 2015 Ottawa, Ontario National Arts Centre
  • 02 | 2015 Ottawa, Ontario Centrepointe Theatre
  • 06 | 2014 Perth, Ontario Stewart Park Festival
  • 03 | 2014 Almonte, Ontario Almonte Jazz Series

Discography Miguel de Armas Quartet

  • 2014 Getting Serious Album | MDA Productions

Media

  • Video The Miguel de Armas Quartet...
  • Sound Dressing Up
  • Sound Arien in Ottawa
  • Sound Getting Serious

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Origin

  • Ottawa CA

Founded

  • 2012

Members

  • Marc Decho bass
  • Michel Medrano drums
  • Arien Villegas congas

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