Aruan Ortiz

Aruan Ortiz: Pianista Cubano, nacido en 1973. Su carrera en el jazz se despegó en Europa al recibir los premios Best Jazz Interpretation en el Festival de Vic en España en 2000 y Semifinalista en el Concurso de Piano Solo de Montreux en Suiza en 2001. Se muda a New York, y toca regularmente con Wallace Roney, Antoine Roney, Terri Lyne Carrington, Greg Osby, y Cindy Blackman. Ha también tocado y grabado con Esperanza Spalding, Gary Thomas, Wayne Krantz, Rasheed Ali, Stefon Harris, Horacio “El Negro” Hernández, Giovanni Hidalgo, George Garzone, Jane Bunnett y Jerry Bergonzi. Ortiz has recorded 3 very well received albums as a leader.

 

Aruan Ortiz: Cuban jazz pianist. He was born in 1973. Aruán’s jazz career took off in Europe after being recipient of various awards including Best Jazz Interpretation, Festival de Jazz in Vic, Spain (2000) and Semifinalist, Jas Hennessy Piano Solo Competition, Montreux, Switzerland (2001). Since arriving in the US, he has played steadily with Wallace Roney, Antoine Roney, Terri Lyne Carrington, Greg Osby, and Cindy Blackman. He has also played or recorded with Esperanza Spalding, Gary Thomas, Wayne Krantz, Rasheed Ali, Stefon Harris, Horacio “El Negro” Hernández, Giovanni Hidalgo, George Garzone, Jane Bunnett, and Jerry Bergonzi. Ortiz has recorded 3 very well received albums as a leader.