Born on May 31, 1973 in Havana (Cuba), graduated Professor of Trumpet, instrumentalist and arranger to the Escuela Provincial de Musica Amadeo Roldan; of Havana (Cuba) in 1992 (corresponding to the Conservatory Italian). After graduation, participates the Latin Jazz Festival Plaza; in Cuba in 1990 and editions 1991.Nel 1994 he joined conductor of Sonora Caribegna, directed by Father Pedro Mena, as a trumpeter, arranger and keyboard player and began to work in important local the city as the International Cabaret Tropicana and Cabaret Parisien, having significant success.At the same time he began to teach at the Paula Concepcion. The same year he joined Symphony conductor of Cuba . In 2001 he collaborated with Vinicio Capossela, for the entire summer tour of Italian Album Songs in Crank; also playing at Umbria Jazz with guest Marc Ribot Y los Cubanos Postizos.Nel part in the 2002 European Tour with David Murray and in 2003 tour itinerary in major tourist destinations with RDS (Radio size sound). He has participated in numerous jazz festivals, and in 2008 he played in jazz festivals of Nuoro organized by Paolo Fresu in the Mingus by Attilio Zanchi. Active as a professor of trumpet and piano at the Institute of Sound City Gaggiano (Milan) and holds master classes, workshops and courses in jazz improvisation with the teacher and singer Eva Simontacchi for the Academy of Vivaldi Bollate (Milan) and other institutions.keyboardist and arranger of gospel vocal group Eva Simontacchi Vocal Ensemble since 2006, and collaborates with other projects gospel voice as a pianist - keyboardist.
G. Mena Diaz
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