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FINALIST IN THE “INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM MUSIC COMPETITION 2017”

May 17th, 2017 a las 20:00
ATHENS CONCERT HALL
Vas. Sofias Ave. & Kokkali St.
Athens (Greece)

In May 2017 I was selected as one of the finalist in the “International Animated Film Music Competition” for which I composed the music for “The Leaf of the Poplar“.

CONCERT WITH THE VIOLINIST TIM KLIPHUIS, CODARTS STRINGS ORCHESTRA & CODARTS JAZZ ENSEMBLE

February 12th, 2017 at 14:30
DE DOELEN (GROTE ZAAL)
Schouwburgplein 50,
Rotterdam (Holland)

Premiere of my new piece “Lullaby For Mario”. I wanted to dedicate this new composition to the new member of my family, Mario.

NEW YEAR CONCERT WITH THE CANARY ISLANDS’ BIG BAND AND SOLE GIMÉNEZ

January 01st, 2017 at 19:00
GLORIETA DE SAN FRANCISCO
Garachico (Tenerife, Spain)

CONCERT WITH “THE JAZZ ORCHESTRA OF THE CONCERTGEBOUW” CONDUCTED BY DENNIS MACKREL

November 05th, 2016 at 19:00
CODARTS
Kruisplein 26
3012 CC Rotterdam (Holland)

Premiere of my new arrangement “502 blues” conducted by Dennis Mackrel (Count Basie, Maria Schneider…) and performed by The Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw. It was a dream to work during one week with this amazing orchestra and conductor/drummer.

WINNER OF THE XIV EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF COMPOSITION AND ARRANGEMENT FOR JAZZ ORCHESTRA “SCRIVERE IN JAZZ 2016”

September 8th and 9th, 2016
AKA TEATRO CIVICO
Palazzo di Città
Sassari (Italy)

In this XIV edition, I made a composition inspired on a folk melody of Sardinia (http://www.abno.com/ita/concorso/SIJ_2016/Concorso.htm).

WINNER OF THE “BARGAJAZZ CONTEST INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR JAZZ ORCHESTRA ARRANGING AND COMPOSITION 2016”

August 26th and 27th, 2016
TEATRO COMUNALE DI BARGA
Vicolo Teatro
Barga (Italy)

In this XXIX edition, the contest was about the music of the pianist Franco D’Andrea. For this occasion I chose to arrange the song ‘A4+m2’ (http://www.barganews.com/2016/08/27/barga-jazz-festival-2016-sez-a/).

EDUARDO ROJO QUINTET

September 08th, 2016 at 20:00
PLAZA DE SAN MARCOS
Icod de los Vinos,
S/C de Tenerife (Spain)

Fermín Rivero (Tenor Sax), Juan Mª Vidal “Momo” (Electric Guitar), Ruiman Martin Leon (Electric Bass), Juanjo Ortí (Drums) and Eduardo Rojo (Fender rhodes).

CODARTS CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ORCHESTRA

March 20th, 2016 at 20:15
DE DOELEN (GROTE ZAAL)
Schouwburgplein 50,
Rotterdam (Holland)

Premiere of my new composition “El Mundo Monk” based on the music of Thelonious Monk but treated in a very personal way. The orchestra will conducted by Hans Leenders and will be composed of more than 50 musicians!!

ARRANGER OF THE SONG “QUIZÁS, QUIZÁS, QUIZÁS” FOR THE NEDERLANDS BLAZERS ENSEMBLE

January 21st, 2016 at 20:30
PODIUM MOZAIEK
Bos en Lommerweg 191,
Amsterdam (Holland)

Premiere of the arrangement “Quizás, Quizás, Quizás” for orchestra and video, written for the Nederlands Blazers Ensemble and the Cuban trumpet player Jesus Alemany.

NEW YEAR CONCERT WITH THE CANARY ISLANDS’ BIG BAND WITH OLGA CERPA AND JOSE MANUEL RAMOS

January 01st, 2016 at 19:00
GLORIETA DE SAN FRANCISCO
Garachico (Tenerife, Spain)

In this concert some of my arrangements will be played by the singer Olga Cerpa.

CONCERT WITH THE CANARY ISLANDS’ BIG BAND AND THE FLAMENCO GUITARIST GERARDO NÚÑEZ AND THE BAILAORA CARMEN CORTÉS

November 21st, 2015 at 20:30
TEATRO GUIMERÁ
Avenida Teatro Guimerá
S/C de Tenerife (Spain)

I have the pleasure to write for this concert an arrangement of a composition of flamenco guitarist Gerardo Núñez.

AKOM ENSEMBLE CONCERT

October 17th, 2015 at 14:00
DE DOELEN
Schouwburgplein 50,
Rotterdam (Holland)

Premiere of my new composition commissioned by the AKOM Ensemble (and conducted by Hans Leenders) about a poem by Robert Frost, The Death of the Hired Man.

WINNER OF THE “BARGAJAZZ CONTEST INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR JAZZ ORCHESTRA ARRANGING AND COMPOSITION 2015”

August 28th, 2015
TEATRO COMUNALE DI BARGA
Vicolo Teatro
Barga (Italy)

In this XXVIII edition, the contest was about the music of the pianist John Taylor. For this occasion I chose to arrange the song ‘Ambleside’.

LAURENS DE BOER and PERCUSSIVE PIANO PROJECT

February 22th, 2015 at 20:00
CITY HALL THEATRE
Edinburgh Place 5
Hong Kong (China)

The pianist Laurens de Boer will perform my piece “Blues For Piano & Tape” in the City Hall Theatre of Hong Kong!!

NEW YEAR CONCERT WITH THE CANARY ISLANDS’ BIG BAND

January 01st, 2015 at 19:00
GLORIETA DE SAN FRANCISCO
Garachico (Tenerife, Spain)

INTENSIVE COMPOSITION WORKSHOP

December 26th, 27th, 29th and 30th, 2014 from 10:00 to 14:00
AGUERE ESPACIO CULTURAL
Calle Herradores 47
San Cristóbal de La Laguna (Tenerife, Spain)

“A NIGHT WITH LUIS MORERA”: w/LUIS MORERA AND THE CANARY ISLANDS’ BIG BAND

November 22th, 2014 at 20:30
TEATRO GUIMERÁ
Avenida Teatro Guimerá
S/C de Tenerife (Spain)

A night dedicated to Luis Morera that will be accompanied for the occasion by the Canary Islands’ Big Band. In this concert will be played, among others, two songs arranged by me of the group “Taburiente”.

w/EDUARDO ROJO-CARMELO PATTI TRIO

November 07th, 2014 at 20:00
ENERGIEHUIS
Noordendijk 148
Dordrecht (Holland)

Carmelo Emanuele Patti (jazz violin), Eduardo Rojo (piano) y Jurriaan de Kok (double bass).

w/LAURENS DE BOER

June 24th, 2014 at 20:30
SALON DE IJZERSTAVEN
Bickersgracht 10
Amsterdam (Holland)

The pianist Laurens de Boer will perform my piece “Blues For Piano & Tape”.

FINALIST IN THE “DE DORDTSE SENA JAZZPRIJS 2014” w/CARMELO EMANUELE PATTI

June 01st, 2014 at 16:00
JAZZPODIUM DJS
Grotekerksplein 1
Dordrecht (Holland)

Carmelo Emanuele Patti (jazz violin), Eduardo Rojo (piano), Maurits Den Hollander (bass) y Ruud Voesten (drums).

“ANNE”

April, 2014
Theater Amsterdam
Danzigerkade 5 / Westpoortnummer 2036
1013 AP Amsterdam (Holland)

Assistant of the composer Paul M. van Brugge in the play “Anne” (produced by Robin de Levita) and with music recorded in Sofia, Bulgaria (http://www.theateramsterdam.nl).

w/The New Music Ensemble of Rotterdam

April, 2014
CODARTS
Kruisplein 26
3012 CC Rotterdam (Holland)

Premiere of my new arrangement of “Petrouchka” (I. Stravinsky) performed by “The New Music Ensemble of Rotterdam”.

w/LAURENS DE BOER

March 29th, 2014 at 14:00
Rasa (International festival “Gaudeamus Muziekweek”)
Pauwstraat 13-A
3512 TG Utrecht (Holland)

Once again the pianist Laurens de Boer will perform my piece “Blues For Piano & Tape” in the international festival “Gaudeamus Muziekweek”.

w/LAURENS DE BOER

March 09th, 2014 at 14:30
SPLENDOR
Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 116
1011 / LX Amsterdam (Holland)

Next Sunday the pianist Laurens de Boer will present once again his new project, “Percussive piano” performing among others, my piece “Blues For Piano & Tape”.

 

w/The New Music Ensemble of Rotterdam

January 14th, 2014 at 20:30
Korenbeurs-schiedam
Lange Haven 145
3111 CD Schiedam (Holland)

This amazing orchestra will perform arrangements of several pieces of György Ligeti from his “Musica ricercata” for solo piano, including an arrangement that I made of the number X.

w/Big Band de Canarias

December 29th, 2013 at 20:30
Auditorio de Tenerife Adán Martín
Av. Constitución, nº 1
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 38003 (Spain)

We are launching a new project! Don´t miss out!

RECORDING SESSION w/big band de Canarias

December 26th – 29th, 2013
Auditorio de Tenerife Adán Martín

We will be recording with the Canary’s Band Big the new album that will be released soon. The album will be consist of own compositions as well as compositions from other great musicians from the Canary Islands.

w/ EDUARDO ROJO QUINTET

June 20th, 2013 at 20:00
Bird
Raampoortstraat 26
3032 AH Rotterdam (Holland)

Next Thursday 20th I will be playing at the Bird with some amazing musicians!