Juan Andrés Ospina

Premiere DateMay 27, 2018
Categories Jazz Music
00:00 The Jazz Hole with Linus
02:45 Between Friends Benito Gonzalez, Gerry Gibbs, Essiet Okon Essiet
07:11 Todavía no Juan Andrés Ospina, Paquito D’Rivera
15:08 Interview with Juan Andrés Ospina, Part I
28:40 102 Fahrenheit Juan Andrés Ospina
38:51 Interview with Juan Andrés Ospina, Part II
50:46 Ver llover Juan Andrés Ospina, Lucia Pulido
59:44 The Jazz Hole with Linus
60:35 Brazilian Girls Benito Gonzalez, Gerry Gibbs, Essiet Okon Essiet
67:46 Finish

Pianist, composer, arranger and producer Juan Andrés Ospina is today’s interview guest on The Jazz Hole with Linus. Currently living between New York and Bogotá, the Colombian musician Juan Andrés Ospina has been involved in numerous international, award-winning projects. A couple of weeks ago, he released his first Big Band album Tramontana (featuring Paquito D’Rivera and Lucia Pulido), an epic project involving 26 NYC musicians from all over the world. Hear Juan Andrés talk extensively about this humongous project on today’s episode, plus music from Tramontana, as well as two tracks from the new Benito Gonzalez/Gerry Gibbs/Essiet Okon Essiet album Passion Reverence Transcendence – The Music of McCoy Tyner.

Benito Gonzalez, Gerry Gibbs, Essiet Okon Essiet – “Between Friends” & “Brazilian Girls”
Album: Passion Reverence Transcendence – The Music of McCoy Tyner
Benito Gonzalez (p, arr, composer of “Brazilian Girls”), Essiet Okon Essiet (b, e-b, arr) andGerry Gibbs (d, perc, all other instruments, composer of “Between Friends”)


Juan Andrés Ospina Big Band (featuring Paquito D’Rivera) – Todavía no
Album: Tramontana
Juan Andrés Ospina (p, comp, dir, p solo), Paquito D’Rivera (ss, ss solo), Sam Hoyt, Jonathan Powell, Bryan Davis, Guido Gonzalez (tp), Michael Fahie, Matt McDonald, Malec Heermans (tb), James Rogers (b-tb), Hadar Noiberg (fl), Alex Terrier (ss, as), Uri Gurvich (as, fl), Linus Wyrsch, Justin Flynn (ts, cl), Carl Maraghi (bs, b-cl), Nadav Remez (g), Andrés Rotmistrovsky (e-b, e-b solo), Marcelo Woloski (perc) and Franco Pinna (d)

Juan Andrés Ospina Big Band – 102 Fahrenheit
Album: Tramontana
Juan Andrés Ospina (comp, dir), Paquito D’Rivera (ss), Sam Hoyt (tp), Jonathan Powell (tp, tp solo), Bryan Davis, Guido Gonzalez (tp), Mike Fahie (tb, tb solo), Matt McDonald, Malec Heermans (tb), James Rogers (b-tb), Hadar Noiberg (fl), Alex Terrier (ss, as), Uri Gurvich (as,fl), Linus Wyrsch, Justin Flynn (ts, cl), Carl Maraghi (bs, b cl), Carolina Calvache (p), Nadav Remez (g), Andrés Rotmistrovsky (e-b), Marcelo Woloski (perc, perc solo) and Ronen Itzik (d)

Juan Andrés Ospina Big Band (featuring Lucia Pulido) – Ver llover
Album: Tramontana
Juan Andrés Ospina (dir), Lucia Pulido (voc, comp), Sam Hoyt, Jonathan Powell, Bryan Davis, Guido Gonzalez (tp), Michael Fahie, Matt McDonald, Malec Heermans (tb), James Rogers (b-tb), Hadar Noiberg (fl), Alex Terrier (ss, as, ss solo), Uri Gurvich (as, fl), Linus Wyrsch, Justin Flynn (ts, cl), Carl Maraghi (bs, b-cl), Nicolás Ospina (p), Nadav Remez (g), Andrés Rotmistrovsky (e-b), Marcelo Woloski (perc), Franco Pinna (d) and Sebastián Cruz (lyrics)

Linus Wyrsch is one of New York City's most sought-after clarinetists and saxophonists. Full of passion for jazz, Brazilian and Latin music, the Swiss native maintains a busy performance and recording schedule.…

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