Julián Graciano, learn music from the family roots, great-harpist, guitarist grandfather
and his father tango bandoneon player, nucleus where takes his upbringing in a
In parallel to his schooling, his first formal knowledge incorporates hand of Professor
Carlos Esteban, who guides him on solfege and music theory.
Gets the scholarship BEST (Berklee Entering Student Talented) at age 19 and MEFA
(Massachusetts Educational Financial Authority).
Through these achievements pursuing higher studies at the famed Berklee
College of Music, Boston USA where it has the ability to perform
harmony and improvisation masterclass with Gary Burton, Chucho
Valdez and Bob Mintzer; jazz guitar with John Scofield, Mike Stern, Pat Martino and
latin jazz with Carlos Moreno (Irakere); polyrhythms and rhythmic concepts with
Horacio "El black" Hernandez and Steve Smith; composition with Jim Reyes and Alf
Clausen, among others.
He has taught the guitar chair, musical analysis and repertoire at the Conservatory
Argentino Galván and teacher of Liceo Superior del Tango in the chair "scholar tango"
and "guitar in the tango" Both institutions of the National Academy of Tango.
He has given seminars for the College Music Society on
history and evolution of tango and the music of Eduardo Rovira.
Masterclass on improvisation applied to Argentinean popular music in AADI
(Argentinean Association of Musicians).
For almost 20 years he teaches at particular guitar majoring in jazz and tango,
traditional and contemporary harmony, counterpoint, composition techniques,
arrangements and orchestration, ear training and improvisation.
He has received the following awards
Along with his guitar duo Graciano-Sapir, best instumental set Tango Cultural Center
first prizeHonorable Mention Awards in October
Notable bars Prize 2005.
With singer Fabian Russo Award 2006 Notable bars with his trio contemporary tango
Tango en Tres received the 2007 award Notable barsHonorary Award 2010 Cultural Fair
Tango en Tres was chosen by Maestro Chucho Valdes to perform at the prestigious
International Jazz Plaza Festival 2008 were declared of cultural interest by the
Directorate of Cultural Affairs of Argentina.
He has written several educational books
Analysis Booklet Tango for the Conservatory Galván
The Real Book of Tango (book titled Real jazz) divided into five volumes with about
600 pieces in total and used by many contemporary tango musicians from various
parts of the world.
Complete Guitar Method Tango Edited by Melos / Ricordi Argentina in 2016, exhausted
the 1st edition a week of its publication.
Articles about jazz improvisation to magazine
VIVA LA MUSIC AMR Switzerland and several articles about Free download tango and
jazz website Scribd.
Transcription of all kinds of works, commissioned and personal pleasure, from solo
instruments to tango orchestras.
As arranger of tango, has been requested by several groups and soloists from different
countries, such as Turkey, USA, England, Germany, Spain and Sweden.
As a sideman he has been summoned to join the jazz band Harry Waters (son of
legendary rock musician Roger Waters) playing several concerts in Buenos Aires on
Along with his trio Tango en Tres grouping which combines his two great loves, tango
and jazz, and where it says in exercising his passion for live performance,
improvisation and composition, has participated in the International Jazz Plaza
Festival, Havana Cuba, Festival de Jazz de La Paz and Santa Cruz de la Sierra,
Uruguay Jazz Festival (Jazz on the street 2008), has been invited by Maestro Juan Falu
in 2009 to Guitar World event.
In the field of research, was asked by Mrs