Identidad by Miguel Siso wins Latin Grammy

Very honored and happy with this new award. This time the album “Identidad” by Miguel Siso won the Latin Grammy for Best Instrumental Music Album, something that makes us proud because this album was made entirely in Venezuela, despite everything. In fact, most of the album was recorded by my former student Kevin Brito in our school “AudioPlace” and the…

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New Caracas – NOS is release

This October 5th, almost as a birthday present, finally came out on the street, internet, and other media, the NOS Album of the new formation led by the Venezuelan musician/guitarist New York-based Luis D’Elias, New Caracas. I had the privilege of mixing this album that is co-produced by the Argentinian Emilio Miler and contains an extraordinary palette of instrumental and sung…

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LAC 2018

I will be participating in the Latin American convention of the AES (Audio Engineering Society) LAC 2018 to be held in Montevideo, Uruguay from September 24 to 27. There will be great audio figures from the region and special guests from the United States giving talks and workshops. I will be giving a Seminar about Transient Treatment with tape emulations…

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Seminar at UNIMET

On Thursday, May 24, I will be giving my Workshop “Human side of Audio and other technicalities” at the Metropolitan University, thanks to the goodwill of David Loyo of the Student Center Federation and Bartolomé Diaz of the Culture Department of the University. This will be at the Pensieri Auditorium at 12:30 in the afternoon. A contribution of Bs. 150,000…

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Hector Molina – Giros

Last week, it was released in Miami the first solo album by my beloved Héctor Molina: cuatro player, guitarist, composer and arranger. He is also one of the main protagonists of the new Venezuelan contemporary music movement. I have shared with him for more than 10 years with the groups C4 Trio and Los Sinvergüenzas and on this occasion, he…

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Seminar at the Simon Bolivar University

I am honored to give my workshop “Human side of Audio and other technicalities” at Simon Bolivar University, at the Auditorium Complex on Thursday, March 15 from 9 to 12. More information on the phone 212-9063160 or writing to cultura@usb.go. Very grateful to Diana Arismendi and Douglas Saldivia from the Culture Department of the USB.

Latin Grammy Nomination – Classical

Very happy with my fourth Latin Grammy nomination (2 for folkloric and one for Engineering that won) but this time in the Classical category with the disc of the Korean Maestro In-Hong Cha directing the Venezuela Symphonic Orchestra entitled “Textures From The North of South” that produced Hildemaro Alvarez and that I had the pleasure of directing the recording last…

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Miguel Siso – Identidad

Starting the mix of the last track of the album “Identidad” by the cuatrista and composer Miguel Siso, accompanied by excellent musicians and with a very international Venezuelan air. Recorded by my pupil Kevin Brito, under the vigil of Jean Sanchez in AudioPlace, is a fresh work for the times we live. His “Triple Cuatro” gives us some new sonorities…

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Rafael Pollo Brito – Manzanero

Last week I gave Jesus Jiménez, for the mastering, the mixes I made of more than 20 songs from Rafael Pollo Brito’s album, simply called MANZANERO. This collection of songs by the Mexican composer is performed by an excellent group of musicians including Alberto Lazo on piano, Gerardo Chacón on bass, Chipi Chacón on trumpet, Pollo Brito on cuatro, Morocho…

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