CAMILO CORDOBA

Camilo Cordoba – guitar
He has studied at E.M.P.A (Buenos Aires – Argentina), where he did the Jazz and Tango career studying with maestros such as Anibal Arias and “Chocho” Ruiz; he also took private lessons with Javier Cohen. He dabbled into composition with Maestros he specifically select because of their original style: Guillermo Klein and Diego Schissi.

Since 2004 he has been part of the “Violentango” quintet as guitarist and composer, with which he recorded 5 CDs, and participate in several international tours in Europe, North America and Latin America; performing at famous festivals such as Glastonbury Festival (UK), Jazz Park (CO), Cultural Virada (BR), Savassi Jazz (BR), Vive Latino (MX), Heineken Canarias Jazz (ES), Nishville Jazz (SR), Para Ti Latino (BR), among others.

He received recognitions from the Ministry of Culture, declared to be as “Cultural and Artistic Interest” for his quintet (2012), and declared from the Ministry for Foreing Affairs and Ministry of Tourism as “..part of the national identity of Argentina, being granted the status of   ̈Brand Ambassadors ̈ for the country.” (2013).

His trajectory as musician includes many different groups into tango and latin-american music. Nowadays Camilo is performing also with projects based in Europe and Argentina: “Violentango”, “Quinteto Ruggiero”, “Agnese-Córdoba duo”, among others.

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