Live Concert – Mario Crespo
Professional singer from Cuba, his first complete solo project take his artistic international career on top with song ‘En Resumidas Cuentas’.
Born on December 21, 1969 in Santa Clara (Cuba), as a child he began playing in a sextet of Cuban son in the house of the culture of his country. At eleven, following in the footsteps of his father Mario Crespo Valdèz, he joined the Movement of the Nueva Find, as one of the youngest member.
At the age of twelve he studied guitar at the art school Olga Alonzo in Santa Clara, showing the taste for harmony, arrangements and musical composition.
He therefore decides to continue his musical studies at the Havana at ENIA (National School of Art Instructors) specializing in the direction of musical ensembles. During his school years at Habana he studied electric bass with the maestro Carlos del Puerto (bassist of the Irakere group) and harmony e composition with Tulio Peramo. After graduating, he returns to Santa Clara, and is called to do military service.
At the same time, he participates in jazz festivals and continues to experiment with complexes in the central area of Cuba, such as the "Incognita" group of Hamed Torrecilla. In 1991 he moved to Havana and started teaching music in the House of Culture of San Miguel del Padròn. In 1992 it is called as bass player from Arte Vivo, a well-known Cuban symphonic rock band and has the opportunity to divide the scene with musicians of the caliber of Ruben Chaviano, Carlos Sarmiento, Manuel Camejo, Jorge Almarales and Victor Fowler.
He remained with Arte Vivo until 1994, when he arrived in Italy.
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Saturday May 2nd
Live Concert Mario Crespo & band
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