BIO

 

RICARDO VALVERDE

Guitarrista y Compositor

Desde 1993 empieza sus estudios musicales con excelentes músicos locales e internacionales , profundiza sus estudios de instrumento y armonía jazz ,mientras colabora en varias formaciones de jazz en Valencia.

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 (Bmus) en el 2008 y el titulo de Master de guitarra (Mmus) 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 en Italia, España, Bélgica y en Holanda, en famosos clubs de jazz, teatros y festivales de jazz como “Delft jazz festival”, “Haarlem jazz festival” y “Roundtown North sea jazz festival”entre otros, actuando con numerosos musicos excelentes internacionales, y colaborado en muchisimos proyectos musicales como :

“Monk Project”, “Metamorphosys Quartet”,”RV3″, “Enjazzats Bigband,” “Codarts Big Band”, “SensesProject”,”Ricardo Valverde Quartet” Kenny Talkowski Quartet” or “Inedits” .

Actualmente reside en Valencia donde participa en varios proyectos musicales de jazz , composición u otros estilos y lidera su proyecto de composiciones a Quarteto con el que ha sacado el disco “LUZ” (Sedajazz 2017), basado en sus nuevas composiciones contemporáneas de jazz, escritas desde su vuelta de Holanda .

 

 

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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 International and local musicians. He participated at Jazz workshops in Valencia and Taller de musics in Barcelona while he 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”, “RV3″ ,”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.

 

 

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