“Peruchín” Rodolfo Argudín Justiz

///“Peruchín” Rodolfo Argudín Justiz
“Peruchín” Rodolfo Argudín Justiz2019-01-04T22:24:59+00:00

BIOGRAPHY

One of the most renowned cuban pianists. Creator of a new style of playing the piano called “The piano on timba”

In his recent visit to Brazil as Musical Director of the Orchestra of Barbarito Torres, Peruchin moves the audience with his ability to improvise and his renowned talent worldwide.

Winner of the First Prize in the Yamaha Montreaux Jazz Festival International Competition that gives him the chance to play in the Miles Davis Hall of great international prestige

He studied under the direction of maestro Frank Fernández, obtaining a solid piano technique and different prizes in piano competitions: UNEAC, Epinal …

At the age of 23, he is part of the famous Cuban Orchestra, NG LA BANDA, considered by the world press as a musical phenomenon for its rhythm and originality in playing Afro-Cuban music and encompassing genres ranging from jazz to salsa in its repertoire. , making important presentations in large stages around the world.This period not only contributed to his career as a pianist, but also as a teacher offering master classes in various countries such as Japan, the United States and Europe.In 1998 he is invited by the District Institute of Bogotá, Colombia as a musical Advisor, and is part of several projects as a Jury of International Festivals held in that country as “Salsa al Parque”, Bogotá Jazz Festival, among others.He offers his support as a professor of piano at the Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá and as a renowned Colombian Orchestra arranger and pianist such as Guayacán and María Canela.In 2000 he joined the famous Cubanismo Orchestra, characterized by maintaining the roots of traditional Cuban music, sharing scenarios with great international figures at festivals in the United States, Europe, Japan and Australia with great acceptance by the international market.He integrated the “Havana Lounge” project that includes musicians from the Buenavista Social Club and musical director of the orchestra Barbarito Torres, one of the stars of the Buenavista Social Club, performing with great success important presentations in several international stages.

At the age of 23, he is part of the famous Cuban Orchestra, NG LA BANDA, considered by the world press as a musical phenomenon for its rhythm and originality in playing Afro-Cuban music and encompassing genres ranging from jazz to salsa in its repertoire. , making important presentations in large stages around the world.This period not only contributed to his career as a pianist, but also as a teacher offering master classes in various countries such as Japan, the United States and Europe.In 1998 he is invited by the District Institute of Bogotá, Colombia as a musical Advisor, and is part of several projects as a Jury of International Festivals held in that country as “Salsa al Parque”, Bogotá Jazz Festival, among others.He offers his support as a professor of piano at the Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá and as a renowned Colombian Orchestra arranger and pianist such as Guayacán and María Canela.In 2000 he joined the famous Cubanismo Orchestra, characterized by maintaining the roots of traditional Cuban music, sharing scenarios with great international figures at festivals in the United States, Europe, Japan and Australia with great acceptance by the international market.He integrated the “Havana Lounge” project that includes musicians from the Buenavista Social Club and musical director of the orchestra Barbarito Torres, one of the stars of the Buenavista Social Club, performing with great success important presentations in several international stages.At the end of 2007, he made the recording of his record, a tribute to his grandfather Pedro Justiz Peruchin with great stars of Cuban music, such as Tata Güines and Changuito, which was commercialized through the Universal Music label in March 2010, which has been a very important achievement in his professional career.

He currently directs his quintet “Peruchin Jazz y Tradición”, formed by excellent musicians of great national and international trajectory, in addition to making musical productions to numerous projects.


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