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Hugo Fernandez

The Hugo Fernandez Quartet mainly perform original "modern jazz" compositions, inspired by the richness of the jazz legacy and the energy of other genres such as pop/rock, classical and folk.

HUGO FERNANDEZ Composer and guitarist that lives in Berlin, Germany. Native from Mexico City and Madrid, Spain, where he lived for 12 years. He has a Bachelor in Music from Berklee College of Music (Boston) and a Masters Degree from the University of New Orleans. As a leader has played his music in numerous venues in Europe and America. His last album "Cosmogram" is part of the prestigious American record label Origin Records and was selected by "Downbeat Magazine" as one of the best albums in 2015, with positive reviews by other specialised media as "Jazztimes", "All About Jazz" and "Rollingstone Magazine". Jazz Discography: Cosmogram 2015 - Hugo Fernandez Quartet Origenes 2012 - Hugo Fernandez Quartet Amerikanda 2012 - Celia Mur y Hugo Fernandez Solitude 2011 - Cordelia

Gear

Foster 7 string, Basin Street Guitar. T.C. Electronics Nova Delay. DV Mark Little Jazz, guitar amplifier.


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4 STAR Review "...catchy and inventive.. selections sound like mini suites..." DownBeat Magazine (July 2015)

"This is original, this is fresh, this caught me by surprise..." Jazztimes (October 2015)

"Personalidad, solvencia y un sonido propio..." Periódico - El Pais (España 2016)

"No todo esta inventado en la musica en general y en el jazz en particular. Que va. Un claro ejemplo en el mexicano Hugo Fernandez..." Diario Crítico Madrid (España 2016)

4.5 Estrellas " ... en el nuevo álbum, hay una proyección hacia un mundo mágico..." RollingStone Magazine MX

Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

Berlin

Credentials/Background

Guitar, Improvisation and Harmony. Graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Professional Music Degree and a Masters in Jazz Studies (University of New Orleans) [email protected]

John Coltrane
saxophone
Miles Davis
trumpet
Bill Frisell
guitar, electric
Allan Holdsworth
guitar, electric
Led Zeppelin
band/orchestra

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Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Ozean

Origin Records
2022

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Naualli

Self Produced
2018

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Cosmogram

Origin Records
2015

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Origenes

Self Produced
2014

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Spark of Desire

From: Ozean
By Hugo Fernandez

Beatrice

From: Origenes
By Hugo Fernandez

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