Daniel Herrera2019-01-04T22:18:58+00:00

BIOGRAPHY

Graduated as pianist by the Conservatory of Habana, Amadeo Roldan. He was the winner of the First Musical Youth Contest of Havana, Cuba 1987. Every year he conducts a series of international tours through different cities of the United States of America, Central, South America, Africa and Europe, and has performed in concert halls such as: Palau de la Música de Barcelona; the Convent of Montserrat. He has also collaborated with great figures of music, and also with Pablo Milanés, Miguel Legrand, Celia Cruz, Tania Libertad, Cesar Portillo de la Luz, Vicente Garrido, Armando Manzanero, Arturo Sandoval, Haydée Milanés, Albita Rodriguez, Pancho Céspedes and Amaury Gutiérrez. As a composer, arranger and performer, he has recorded 9 recordings; He is a researcher and recognized exponent of the so-called “Cuban Filin”, of the Old Cuban Trova and Yucateca, as well as the Mexican Bolero. Upon graduating in 1983, he was appointed head of the Piano Department of the Vocational School of Arts in the province of Havana. Two years later he assumed the same position at the National School of Art Instructors. For his training and professional prestige, he is invited to participate actively as a lecturer and jury in various forums organized by the National Autonomous University of Mexico, the University of Guadalajara, the Technical Institute of Higher Studies of the West (ITESO) and the Tecnológico de Monterrey in its campuses. Guadalajara and Sinaloa.Based in Mexico City, Federal District since 1996, he alternates his international tours with his appearances as concertist of classical music or popular music in the main Concert Halls of the Country. In addition to his interventions in radio and television programs, such as “Animal Nocturno” with Ricardo Rocha and “Añoranzas” with Jorge Saldaña, among others.In 1999 he appeared at the International Salsa Festival of Manzanillo, Colima, along with the popular Puerto Rican singers: Cheo Feliciano and José Alberto “El Canario”.Between 2013 and 2016, he worked as a composer and / or pianist for the feature film bands “Vladimir en mí” performed by Canal 22, the feature film “Mamá Ópera Prima” by the young Mexican director Catalina Aguilar Mastretta, the short film “El Rojo” it’s not my color “by the filmmaker Carmen Irigoyen, as well as collaborating as a conductor and guest artist on the programs of drivers Ricardo Rocha and Shanik Berman. In October 2013, he launched his own television program called “Piano de Cola” by Cadena Telefórmula, whose purpose was to revive the quality musical tradition and for this, he set out to bring together different and talented National and International Artists. Since the month of May 2015, and throughout the first During the season, he conducted the program on open television, “Noche, Boleros y Son”, on Channel Eleven of the National Polytechnic Institute, convening as its constant the top representatives of both genres of Mexico and the Caribbean. It is important to note that in the history of Mexican television, Maestro Daniel Herrera has been the only Cuban Cuban artist, conductor, pianist, arranger, performer and composer who simultaneously presents two Sunday music program: “Piano de Cola “And” Noche, Boleros y Son “. Now, He is promoting his 9th. Record material called “MIS SENTIMIENTOS” where he re-encounters with the bolero and musical poetry; Since its launch it has had very important sales and acceptance of the hearing public.

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“Soy un hombre que vive con un piano en la cabeza”

“Daniel Herrera interpreta emblemáticos boleros”