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Gustavo Firmenich

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GUSTAVO FIRMENICH is an argentine saxophone and clarinet player. His activities are mainly focused on the development of in two orchestras, i.e Tango Jazz Quartet and Jazz4 and on his activities as a teacher in the Jazz4 music school. Of the latter, the following orchestras of pupils have emerged: Sotavento Big Band, Orquesta Municipal de San Miguel del Monte, ORQUESTA MUNICIPAL DE CAÑUELAS, Barlovento Orquesta and El Noneto. WITH SOTAVENTO BIG BAND HE MADE A TOUR IN EUROPE IN 2015. He is also in charge of the artistic management of the Pinamar Jazz Festival, wich in 2016 had its 15th edition since 2002, THE GESELLJAZZ FESTIVAL, WICH IN 2016 HAD ITS 4TH EDITION AND THE SAN MIGUEL DEL MONTE JAZZ FESTIVAL WICH IN 2016 HAD ITS 3TH EDITION


With Tango Jazz Quartet, G Firmenich has obtained a very interesting musical mixture, in wich he takes the rhythm and the melodies of tanGo and enriches them with the harmonies and the improvisation of jazz. With Tango Jazz Quartet, he made FIVE tours throughout Europa in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 AND 2015 as well as a tour trought South Africa, EEUU, RUSSIA, CHINA, HONG KONG, BRASIL, NIGERIA AND MOZAMBIQUE.


He also published SEVEN CD's with his groups and THREE CD's with his school bands. Of Tango Jazz Quartet, the published CD's are: ''Tango Jazz Quartet'', ''Bailarin Compadrito'', ''On tour 2013'' AND ''ON TOUR 2015''. Of Jazz4, the following CD's have been published: ''jazz en el Subte'' wich still today is the best solf jazz Cd of Argentina, ''Jazz4'' and ''Porgy & Bess''. Of his School Orchestra Sotavento Big Band, two CD's have been published, namely ''Sotavento Big Band'' and ''Diez Años'' AND WITH ORQUESTA MUNICIPAL DE MONTE HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED: ''ORQUESTA DE MONTE''