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Nacho Arimany
New World Jazz Quartet
Rooted in the Mediterranean flavors of Flamenco, West Africa and South India,
world-percussionist and multi-instrumentalis...
Uniquely Talented
Nacho is a master ethnic percussionist, multi-instrumentalist and film
composer who began his music care...
Exceptional Improvisation
Jazz Piano: Robert Rodriguez has recorded as a sideman on “Jam Miami” alongside
Chick Corea on A...
Compelling Performances
The New World Jazz Quartet has performed at numerous high-profile events
and venues. From art gall...
Positive Praise
“Jazz and Flamenco may have crossed paths before, but Nacho Arimany brings a fresh
approach with ideas tha...
Positive Praise
“Jazz and Flamenco may have crossed paths before, but Nacho Arimany brings a fresh
approach with ideas tha...
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New World Jazz Quartet with Nacho Arimany

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Rooted in the Mediterranean flavors of Flamenco, West Africa and South India, world-percussionist and multi-instrumentalist Nacho Arimany and his New World Jazz Quartet provide a colorful and powerful musical experience fueled by a uniquely authentic approach to today's avant-garde jazz scene. Featuring world-class musicians:

Piano: Robert Rodriguez
Double Bass: Michael O'Brien
Saxophone: Julio Botti

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New World Jazz Quartet with Nacho Arimany

  1. 1. Nacho Arimany New World Jazz Quartet
  2. 2. Rooted in the Mediterranean flavors of Flamenco, West Africa and South India, world-percussionist and multi-instrumentalist Nacho Arimany and his New World Jazz Quartet provide a colorful and powerful musical experience fueled by a uniquely authentic approach to today's avant-garde jazz scene. Original and Approachable
  3. 3. Uniquely Talented Nacho is a master ethnic percussionist, multi-instrumentalist and film composer who began his music career at age six as a classical piano student and singer with the Spanish National Choir and Orchestra. Since his teens, Nacho has been immersed in the study of traditional music from around the world, specializing in African, Mediterranean, and South Indian rhythms. As a world famous Flamenco percussionist or the foremost Flamenco Jazz innovator, Nacho continues to invent and re-define new forms of musical expression. Within this exceptional quartet, his cross-cultural music and vocal style integrates Modern Jazz, World Music, Flamenco and the natural resonance of the elemental instruments he plays. Nacho has toured globally, performed and recorded with Lionel Loueke and Angelique Kidjo (Benin), Lizz Wright (USA), Farah Siraj (Jordan), Yungchen Lhamo (Tibet) among other musical greats.
  4. 4. Exceptional Improvisation Jazz Piano: Robert Rodriguez has recorded as a sideman on “Jam Miami” alongside Chick Corea on Arturo Sandoval’s “Trumpet Evolution” produced by Quincy Jones, Ray Barretto’s 2005 Grammy nominated recording “Time is Time was” which featured Robert’s composition “One for Ray” with legendary drummer Roy Haynes, ‘Cultural Survivor” with David Sanchez and many other recordings with independent jazz artists. He was also featured in the PBS special “Legends of Jazz” alongside the late Ray Barretto. Upright Bass: Michael O’Brien studied bass under Anthony Cox and African/Haitan percussion under Marc Anderson. He has performed and composed with Harry Connick Jr., Ruben Blades, Gene Pitney, Dave Samuels and many other world class jazz artists. Saxophone: Julio Botti studied classical saxophone in Argentina, New York, Cuba, and Spain under various musicians such as Donny McCaslin and Bob Franceschini. Julio has recorded and performed with drummers such as Buddy Miles and Quintino Cinalli, Latin Grammy winning pianist/composer Pablo Ziegler, Opera singer Erwin Schrott. Most recently, he recorded his innovative “New Tango Project” under the direction of Maestro Pablo Ziegler which earned him a 2014 Latin Grammy nomination.
  5. 5. Compelling Performances The New World Jazz Quartet has performed at numerous high-profile events and venues. From art galleries to academic institutions, experimental arts theaters to concert halls. A short list of venues include: La Mama Experimental Theater Brooklyn Academy of Music UMass Lowell University Bleeker Street Theater Freidman Art Gallery Cornelia Street Café When coupled with richly evocative video art, the result is a poetic and cinematic journey that envelops the audience in an entirely unique experience
  6. 6. Positive Praise “Jazz and Flamenco may have crossed paths before, but Nacho Arimany brings a fresh approach with ideas that have yet to be discovered” – ALL ABOUT JAZZ “A percussion wizard, musician and nearly a musical philosopher in as much as his ideas are dense and open to the world, Nacho Arimany redefines for the 21st century a type of music, flamenco, already crossed by multiple musical experiences. Unique and indispensable artist with very solid knowledge who delivers real musical journeys” –LA ABEILLE MUSIQUE " Nacho Arimany is pure and suggestive Art, a man with Flamenco rhythm injected into his veins.” - DIARIO DE JEREZ His first album “Silence-light” was touted as one of best jazz albums of the year by ALL ABOUT JAZZ
  7. 7. Positive Praise “Jazz and Flamenco may have crossed paths before, but Nacho Arimany brings a fresh approach with ideas that have yet to be discovered” – ALL ABOUT JAZZ “A percussion wizard, musician and nearly a musical philosopher in as much as his ideas are dense and open to the world, Nacho Arimany redefines for the 21st century a type of music, flamenco, already crossed by multiple musical experiences. Unique and indispensable artist with very solid knowledge who delivers real musical journeys” –LA ABEILLE MUSIQUE " Nacho Arimany is pure and suggestive Art, a man with Flamenco rhythm injected into his veins.” - DIARIO DE JEREZ His first album “Silence-light” was touted as one of best jazz albums of the year by ALL ABOUT JAZZ

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