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JORGE IVÁN

This curious and daring musician, composer, arranger and teacher of Tres and cuban music has enthusiastically continued his training with renowned Cuban teachers.

In addition, he has participated in international artistic projects such as the Cultural Exchange Festival between the Toluca de Lerdo Faculty of Performing Arts in Mexico City, the Entre Tierras Association (Spain) and the Havana University of the Arts (ISA).

In 2017, he participated in the Gay Pride Festival in Madrid as the first Cuban musician who would represent his country in said festival. Which also allowed him to tour throughout France and Spain.

En 2017, participa en el Festival del Orgullo Gay en Madrid como el primer músico cubano que representaría a su país en dicho festival. Lo que lepermitió además hacer una gira a lo largo de Francia yEspaña.

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ACTUALMENTE

WARHERO BEAT // AfroCaribean Sound.

They create their sound by merging those Cuban roots such as Son, Rumba, Timba and Mambo with the most current electronic overtones, accompanying this mix of other styles such as funk, hip hop or jazz, thus forming part of the wake of the new movement of Cuban music that has a great international projection and has among its references to bands like Cimafunk.

LECHUGA FRESK// Trova, signature music

This training accompanies Jorge Iván from his beginnings on stage. Its composition has been changing, providing an exchange of experiences and styles that have guided it to its present moment. His music is the union between the most traditional Cuban sound with the most current of Regeae, Jazz or Funky, thus joining the stages of World Music and Alternative Music.

IMULÉ // Jazz World

With a careful and powerful staging, Imulé starts from very diverse musical roots such as flamenco, Afro-Cuban songs and even hip hop, on a firm jazz base seasoned by leading musicians on the national jazz scene.

COURSES // WORKSHOPS // MASTER CLASS

Aimed at actors and artists in general. For years he has been developing musical creation classes whose main objective is to generate from the conscience and freedom the creative and emotional expression of the artists through music. His last experience with this activity outside of Cuba took place at the Performing Arts Theater School in Barcelona with a more than positive result for both actors and teachers.

AWARDS AND MENTIONS

Throughout his career he was awarded several times for his pedagogical and musical contributions to the field of the arts. Among them, the 2nd Prize in the National Contest of Tres, Guitar and Lute in Cuba 2006 stands out // Musicalia Award and special mention to the best interpretation of Cuban music in 2007 // Opera Prima Award 2007 with the album Raíces en Colores // Special participation in the first Children’s Peasant Zarzuela “About the River” in 2007 in Cuba with world premiere that wins the special prize at Cuba Disco 2008 // Prize for the best Master’s thesis at the University of the Arts in 2016 // Second Prize for Musicology Argelier León UNEAC (National Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba) 2017. // Winner of the «Sixth Edition of the Ibermusicas Prize for the Creation of Songs 2019 ″

Info about Ibermusica Award