ARUÁN ORTIZ

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Aruán Ortiz, “the latest Cuban wunderkind to arrive in the United States” (BET Jazz), hit the ground running when he came on the American jazz scene in 2003. A former classically trained violist and pianist, this Santiago de Cuba native’s sound is as marked by the influence of the contemporary classical composers such as Schoenberg, Ravel, and Copland as by traditional Afro Cuban sounds and jazz greats Bud Powell, Art Tatum, and Thelonious Monk.

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). He soon became a first call pianist in Barcelona and Paris. 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
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ARUÁN ORTIZ Aruan Ortiz Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Aruan Ortiz Trio
Post Bop 2004
ARUÁN ORTIZ Aruán Ortiz Quartet Featuring Antoine Roney : Alameda album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Aruán Ortiz Quartet Featuring Antoine Roney : Alameda
Post Bop 2009
ARUÁN ORTIZ Santiarican Blues Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Santiarican Blues Suite
World Fusion 2012
ARUÁN ORTIZ Aruán Ortiz Quartet : Orbiting album cover 3.02 | 2 ratings
Aruán Ortiz Quartet : Orbiting
Post Bop 2012
ARUÁN ORTIZ Aruán Ortiz Trio ‎: Hidden Voices album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Aruán Ortiz Trio ‎: Hidden Voices
Avant-Garde Jazz 2016
ARUÁN ORTIZ Cub(an)ism album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Cub(an)ism
21st Century Modern 2017
ARUÁN ORTIZ Cuban Nocturne album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cuban Nocturne
Third Stream 2017
ARUÁN ORTIZ Inside Of Rhythmic Falls album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Inside Of Rhythmic Falls
Avant-Garde Jazz 2020

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ARUÁN ORTIZ Live in Zurich album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Live in Zurich
21st Century Modern 2018

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