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Diego Urcola

b. c. 1965, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Urcola’s dad was director from the Music Section at Colegio Ward and it had been there that he began monitoring music at age nine. Focusing on trumpet, he afterwards became Profesor Nacional de Música, Conservatorio Nacional de Música, after that moved to the united states to wait the Berklee University Of Music, and he resolved in NEW YORK. He distributed his period, playing professionally and in addition learning for his get better at’s level at CUNY/Town College-Queens. Among music artists with whom Urcola spent some time working are Paquito D’Rivera (in whose quintet he performed from 1991), Jimmy Heath (his consultant at CUNY), and Conrad Herwig, most of whom show up as guests on 2006’s Viva. Others consist of Claudia Acuña, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Avishai Cohen, Slide Hampton, Joe Henderson, Milt Jackson, Guillermo Klein, Danilo Pérez, Juan ‘Pollo’ Raffo, Guillermo Romero, Antonio Sanchez, Pernell Saturnino, Edward Simon, and Steve Turre. Rings with which Urcola spent some time working are the Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All Superstar Big Band, aimed by Jon Faddis, the Calle 54 All Superstar Music group and he is a person in David Samuels’ Caribbean Jazz Task. Contained in Urcola’s repertoire are his very own compositions, ‘Clara’, ‘Dance In The Wardrobe’, ‘Buenos Aires’, ‘Super Mario’, ‘Samba Em virtude de Claudio’ and ‘Blues For Astor’. Stunning top features of Urcola’s playing are his immediate and passionate strategy and his creamily warm audio. His Soundances (2003) and Viva had been both nominated for Grammy Honours.

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