Monday, June 12, 2017
ARTS GARAGE PRESENTS
"Julio Montalvo is one of the leading trombonists from the island of Cuba. Songwriter, producer, arranger and session musician, he also appears as a solo artist, directing his own project since 1998, in which he blends Afro-Cuban rhythms with elements of modern Jazz to achieve an ingenious style" – New Latin Jazz.
Julio has shared the stage with musicians from the international jazz circuit such as: Pat Metheny/Perico Sambeat Sedajazz Big Band, Team Cuba, Ximo Tébar, Darryl Hall, Claudio Roditi, Donald Edwards, Miguel “Angá” Diaz, Mark Nightingale, Mike Mossman, Gladstone Galliza, Ramon Cardo Big Band, Edmundo Carneiro, and more. He has participated in various Jazz Festivals, e.g. the San Javier Jazz Festival, Jazz Plaza La Habana, Istanbul Jazz Festival, Jazz in Marciac France, Granada Jazz Festival, Valencia Jazz Festival, Lugo Jazz Festival and Universijazz, Ciudad Real, amongst others.
He won a Grammy Award for coproducing David Bisbal's acoustic "A Night at the Theatre Royal" where he participated as co-arranger and multi-instrumentalist.
In 2008, he founded his own record label, Montalvo Records, with more than 10 recordings already produced, and in 2013 he created the Julio Montalvo Big Band, a 20-piece orchestra that gives us an intimate yet entertaining show, backed by musicians of the highest standard.
BRING YOUR OWN … WHATEVER! The theater boasts cabaret style table seating, where patrons can bring their own food and drinks, including alcohol. Music courtesy of KCC Productions.