BIO

 

I was born in Buenos Aires Argentina, was raised surrounded by horses,  music was my passion since a young age. I started playing sax at  12 years old as a hobby and could never stop since then.
Studied at Berklee College of Music in Argentina, recorded and produced my first album at age 24 “ELEFANTE” . Played at the local scene. And headed to New York to present the album, experience, feel and live the music I love. I was interviewed for a Gato Barbieri documentary in 2008. Played in the subways with The Drummadics for almost 2 years and Became part of the Himalayas. (Wollesonic Lab)
Formed my own band The Black Butterflies, recorded “1 de Mayo
Joined The Juilliard School (The Evening Division) Got involved in The Karl Berger’s Improvisers Orchestra. Recorded “Rainbows for Ramon” with The Black Butterflies . 2015 Recorded “Luisa” with The Black Butterflies (ft. Gato Barbieri).
I moved to Spain in the year 2016 and I keep studying, and preparing the launch of my latest album “Luisa”. Which has been released in April 2017.
In personal notes, I am married and have three little kids.

 

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