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Jose Rico

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About Jose

Professional musician, with more than 15 years of experience playing different styles, touring, studying and performing.

I am a professional musician with more than 15 years of experience, accustomed to playing different styles (Jazz, Be-bop, Rock, Pop, Reggae, R & B, Latin, Samba, Hip-Hop, Flamenco, African Grooves, etc ...). I have traveled, studied, taught and acted in different countries, always trying to expand my knowledge and experiences to translate them later into music. I have a superior technique as a jazz musician and I have studied with great drum masters such as Daniel "Pipi" Piazzolla, Carlos Carli, Marcelo Blanco, Alberto Cabello and musicians like Carlos Lastra and Osvaldo Burucúa. I have also recorded studio albums, and was touring across european countries and participated in numerous musical projects.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
Encore awards
2nd Encoreversary
Triphop, Military, 1950s era music, 1940s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Country, Folk rock, Rockabilly, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Modern jazz, Latin jazz, Jazz fusion, Gypsy jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Gospel, Easy listening, Avant garde, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Funk rock, Funk, Covers, Disco, Hip Hop, R&B, Motown, Tribute, Top 40, Soul, Karaoke, Americana, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Indie, Pop rock, Synth rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Progressive rock, World music, African music, Afrobeat, Arabic, Argentinian, Bossa nova, Caribbean music, Brazilian music, Calypso, Cuban music, Cumbia, Flamenco, Latin, Samba, Reggae, Spanish music, Tango, Salsa, Merengue
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Community music worker, Animateur, Perfect pitch
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From customers:

La V, 9 years ago

Beautiful compositions and guitar and percussion developments without pause or border’. (‘Hermosas composiciones y desarrollos guitarrísticos y de percusión sin pausa ni frontera’). Viva, tiempo para la cosecha. Foehn records, 2012

Joe T, 9 years ago

‘ There is a natural grace to these compositions that’s difficult to deny. Foster & Herrero’s Band continued efforts to mine Spain’s rich musical heritage and to make its treasures accesible to a broader audience’. “Perlas” Josephine Foster and the Victor Herrero Band. Fire records, 2012