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Alan Plachta

Alan Plachta, Argentinian composer and guitar player.

About Me

Guitar Player, composer and arranger from Buenos Aires Recently recorded in NYC his last album “Un viaje” in collaboration with Richard Nant, featuring Luis Perdomo on piano, Sam Sadigursky on reeds, Satoshi Takeishi on drums and Matt Pavolka on bass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJqKfSHa_tI As a composer, arranger and conductor has worked with: Boris Big Band, Orquesta Sudamericana, Kai de Raiz, Orquesta de Cuerdas Elvino Vardado, this last one in collaboration with Juan Pollo Raffo. Has played and/or recorded with international artists Roberto Taufic (Natal, BR), Hugo Fattoruso, Urbano Moraes, Daniel Maza (Montevideo, UR), Robert Vincs, Alex &Nilusha (Melbourne, AU), Alexandre Ribeiro, Ana Luiza /Luis Felipe Gama (Sao Pablo,BR), Nicolás Ospina (Bogotá, COL) , Jason Yeager (NY) Guillermo Klein, Argentos, Matías Mormandi, Juan Pollo Raffo, Escalandrum, Sebastián Macchi, La Bomba de Tiempo, Celeste Carballo, Ligia Piro, Liliana Herrero, Cecilia Pahl, Soledad Villamil (ARG) among others. Projects nowadays: Richard Nant – Alan Plachta https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=PJqKfSHa_tI Ingrid (Ezequiel Finger –vib- Richard Nant –tpt- Gabriel Spiller –dr-) Tatadios (Nicolás Gaggero –dr- Juan Bayon –cb- Martín Sued – bandoneon-) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJzqpcexdnc Argentos (Richard Nant –tpt-, Matías Mendez –bs- Álvaro Torres –pno- Gabriel Juncos –fl- Carto Brandan –dr-) https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=5SAW7sQRX_8 Alexandre Ribeiro – Alan Plachta Duo https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=iqMCPJolHSU Ismael Grossman – Alan Plachta Duo https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=gz_k3r5XPm0 Selected discography: As a leader or co-leader: UN VIAJE Richard Nant – Alan Plachta (2016) INGRID Ingrid (2015) COLECTIVO ARGENTINO URUGUAYO (2011) LÚDICO (2007) DE TODAS LAS TARDES (2005) As arranger and producer: SOY UNA TARADA Lucho Guedes (2015) DESMESURA Daniela Horovitz (2014) ESTE TIEMPO (2012) Liliana Herrero –Guest arranger- ENSAMBLE REAL BOOK ARGENTINA Ensamble Real Book Argentina (2011) – Guitar player and guest arranger- Y DE AMOR NO SUPE NADA Daniela Horovitz (2010) As a guitar player: TALES TO TELL Alex and Nilusha (2014) PANAL Ttadios (2013) CONTEMPLACION Ensamble Real Book Argentina (2013) BARRIOSCURO Pablo Valotta (2012) LEYENDA Richard Nant (2011) RARAS PARTITURAS 7: GINASTERA POR ARGENTOS Argentos (2011) PUERTOS Inmigrantes Big Band (2011) SEGÚN PASAN LOS AÑOS LigiaPiro (2011) NOMEOLVIDES Carlos Villalba (2010) LA QUINTA ARMONIA Andando descalzo (2010) –Guitarrista invitado- REAL BOOK ARGENTINO Argentos / trio Giunta – Alvarez - Plachta (2010) ENLACE Damián Fogiel Quinteto (2009) ADRENALINA Ezequiel Piazza (2009) MÚSICA DE CAMARADAS Pablo Valotta (2008) DIVERSO Ludmila Fernandez (2008) PARA QUE SIGA DANDO VUELTAS Fernando Lerman (2007) –Guitarrista invitado- COMPLETA LUZ Marcelo Del Paggio (2004) His compositions are included in Real Book Argentina. Teaches ear training, arrangement, harmony and guitar. Guitar teacher at C.C. Haroldo Conti, (BS.As. ARG) www.alanplachta.com

My Favorites

  1. Astor Piazzolla - Tango Zero Hour
  2. Chico Buarque - As Cidades
  3. Glenn Gould - Bach Two and trhee part innventions

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