Cuatrista, mandolinista, arranger, composer and musical producer, born in Cumaná, Sucre state, Venezuela. It begins its musical formation at the age of 6 years. Studied cuatro with Professors Eberto Zapata and Alexander Mariña and mandolin under the guidance of Professor Ángel Luis Piñero. In 2004 he achieved the first place, “Best Cuatrista – Best Musical Grouping”, at the Llanera El Silbón de Oro Music Festival “and the second place in the 1st International Sowing of the Fourth Contest.
In 2008, he participated in the 2nd Encounter in the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico, in San Juan, next to Edwin Colón Zayas and made a concert of both Puerto Rican and Venezuelan cuatros with Christian Nieves. He is a member of C4 Trio; Saul Vera and his Ensemble; Ensemble of the National Radio of Venezuela; César Orozco and his Kamarata Jazz; Marco Granados; InCayapa; as well as Alexis Cárdenas and Trio Mergers. He has also participated as a companion of several Venezuelan musical groups, among which stand out: the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, Gurrufío Ensemble, Serenata Guayanesa and El Cuarteto.
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