Jorge Estrada - Music

Jorge Estrada

Mexican Pianist, born in Guadalajara, México, Graduated from the Universidad de Guadalajara’s Music School in 1987.
Touring with México’s Pop Star Alejandro Fernandez as a sideman since 1996 till today, together they wrote the song “Entre Tus Brazos” produced by Emilio Estefan & Kike Santander.
In 1990 He joined the Jazz Trio “Via Libre” and for more than 10 years had an intense activity performing, recording and producing Via Libre’s three CDs “Por Fin”, “En El Desvan” and “South of The Border” with Phoenix Saxophonist Dan Pinson.
Some of the musicians he has played with are:  Kitty Margolis, Joyce Cooling, Richard Howell, Steve Baughman, Madeline Eastman, Claudia Gomez, Jimmy Haslip, Lisa Torres, John "Buddy" Conner, Ann Dyer, Sandro Albert, Marco Da Costa, Sal Cracchiolo, Luis Conte, Brandon Fields, Dan Pinson, Jimmy Branly, Dean Taba, Don Shelton (from acclaimed vocal groups The Hi-Lo's and The Singers Unlimited), Katisse Buckingham, Dori Caymmi, Steve Khan, Drew Zaremba, Chris Montez, Sid Jacobs and Marcela Ro.
In 2004 he made a record production "Voices of the Black Forest", with Jimmy Haslip (famous Bass player of the American group "Yellowjackets") and two prominent Brazilian musicians Sandro Albert and Marco Da Costa, producer of the famous Maria Rita daughter of Elis Regina and also Luis Conté, the famous Cuban percussionist.
Jorge scored 2 short films by the famous Filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro (Matilde & Doña Lupe)
He recently went to the city of Baden in Austria to study Film Scoring and Orchestration courses with Maestro Conrad Pope, as well as the great arranger Nan Schwartz and composer Christopher Young, three major figures in the Hollywood film industry.
He has also worked as a Bass Singer and has had activity as a Voiceover Artist in Radio & TV Commercials.
He is currently studying Conducting at the Francisco Navarro Lara School of Orchestra and Band in Huelva, Spain.
Jorge is in the process of finishing two new record Productions as well as an Orchestral work that will be released in the United States in 2017.
Some of the countries in which Jorge Estrada has performed  are: The United States, Venezuela, Turkey, Spain, Colombia and Brazil among others.

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