BIO

 

RICARDO VALVERDE
Guitarist and Composer

Ricardo began his passion for the guitar at the age of twelve. From 1999 to 2003 he deepened his musical jazz studies in Valencia where he studied harmony and instrument with Joan Soler,Ramon Cardo and Daniel Flors.

He participated at Jazz workshops with Sedajazz in Valencia and Taller de musics in Barcelona and performed with several jazz projects.

In 2003 he established in the Netherlands to start its specialized jazz studies at the Royal
Conservatory of The Hague and at the Conservatory of Rotterdam, where he received his
degree of Bachelor of Jazz in 2008 and the title of Master Guitar in 2010.

Ricardo studied Martijn van Iterson, Kris Goessens, Hein van de Geyn and Peter Nieuwerf.
Masterclasses with Kurt Rosenwinkel, Gilad Hekselman, Gwilym Simcock, John Abercrombie,
Barry Harris, Jesse van ruller,Hein van de Geyn and David Liebman among others.

He performed with many musical projects such as: “Monk Project”, “Metamorphosys Quartet”, “Enjazzats Bigband,” “Codarts Big Band”, “SensesProject”,”Ricardo Valverde Quartet”Kenny Talkowski Quartet” or “Inedits”.

Thorugh Italy, Spain, Belgium and Holland, jazz clubs and jazz festivals such as “Delft jazz
festival”, “Haarlem jazz festival” and “Roundtown North is jazz festival”.

At this present time, he is teaching music and working with several jazz projects besides
leading his project in Trio and Quartet, based on his original compositions.

He just released his new album LUZ with his Quartet! with sedajazz label 2017.

 

RICARDO VALVERDE

Guitarrista y Compositor

Ricardo comenzó su pasión por la guitarra a los doce años. De 1999 al 2003 profundiza sus
estudios musicales de jazz en Valencia donde estudió instrumento y armonía con Joan
Soler,Ramon Cardo y Daniel Flors.

Participó en seminarios organizados por Sedajazz y colaboró en varios proyectos musicales.
En 2003 se establece en Holanda para comenzar sus estudios especializados de jazz en
Conservatorio Real de la Haya y en el Conservatorio de Rotterdam, donde recibió su titulo de
Bachelor de Jazz en el 2008 y el titulo de Master de guitarra en el 2010.

Alli estudió con Martijn van Iterson, Kris Goessens, Hein van de Geyn y Peter Nieuwerf.
Ha tenido Masterclases con Kurt Rosenwinkel, Gilad Hekselman, Gwilym Simcock, John
Abercrombie, Barry Harris ,Jesse van Ruller,Hein van de Geyn y David Liebman entre otros.

Ha actuado con numerosos proyectos musicales como : “Monk Project”, “Metamorphosys Quartet”, “Enjazzats Bigband,” “Codarts Big Band”, “SensesProject”,”Ricardo Valverde Quartet”Kenny Talkowski Quartet” or “Inedits”

Actuando en Italia, España, Bélgica y en Holanda, en clubs de jazz y en festivales de jazz como “Delft jazz festival”, “Haarlem jazz festival” y “Roundtown North sea jazz festival”.

Actualmente colabora con varias formaciones de Jazz y lidera su proyecto a Trio y Cuarteto basado en composiciones originales.

Acaba de lanzar su nuevo album LUZ basado en composiciones originales! con el sello discografico de  sedajazz 2017.

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