tres compositores colombianos

Linos Trio:

Laura del Sol Jiménez: flute
David Merchán: viola
Maria Clara Alarcón: harp

1. Chirmías Metálicas (2009) – Carolina Noguera Palau
for solo flute
2. El Sol que está adentro (2013) – Damián Ponce de León
for flute viola and harp.
3. Latidos de lo oscuro (2014) – Carolina Noguera Palau
for solo harp
4-9. Chirimías Imaginarias (2004) – Ricardo Gallo
for flute viola and harp. In five movementes. (5th movement)
10. Elegía errante (2009) – Carolina Noguera Palau
for solo viola

Recordeod on July 3, 4 and 5, 2014 at “Sala de conciertos de la Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango” Bogotá, Colombia.
Recording, mixing and mastering: Marcela Zorro y Jefferson Rosas
Produced by Marcela Zorro, Carolina Noguera Palau, Damián Ponce de León and Ricardo Gallo.
Photos: Guillermo Santos y Damián Ponce
Graphic Design: Magdalena Monsalve

Más allá de las montañas

Ricardo Gallo, piano

  1. Stomp at no man's land
  2.  Lagunas
  3. Like Archie
  4. Mizar
  5. Una copla me ha cantado
  6. Anticopla
  7. Ventanas
  8. Viejo Presagio
  9. 88 drums for Cecil
  10. Aterrizando, una vez más

All music by Ricardo Gallo except “Una copla me ha cantado”, by Violeta Parra.
Recorded at the Banff Centre, Canada by Magdalena Kasperek and Marta Olko in november 2012.
Mixed by Daniel Restrepo in Bogotá, Colombia.
Mastered by Camilo Giraldo in Bogotá, Colombia.
Art by Siu Vásquez, 2016
Design by Nicolás Herrera
Produced by Ricardo Gallo
The recording of this album was posible thanks to funds from Colombia Ministry of Culture for a residency at the Banff Centre in 2012.
© bluegallo music 2016

Canciones internas y de otras partes

Juanita Delgado: voice
Ricardo Gallo: piano

1. El mochuelo (Adolfo Pacheco)
2. Pajarito (Juanita Delgado)
3. Black is the colour (Anónimo)
4. Dos de febrero (Francisco Covilla Noguera)
5. Txoria txori (Mikel Laboa)
6. Águilas del monte (tradicional, letra de Cayetano Camargo)
7. El huérfano (Anónimo)
8. Carinhoso (Pixinguinha)
9. Maldigo del alto cielo (Violeta Parra)
10. Lacho (Facundo Rivero)

Produced by Juanita Delgado and Ricardo Gallo
Recorded at “Sala de Conciertos de la Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango”
Bogotá, Colombia 18 abd 19 of december, 2014.
Recording and mixing engineers: Marcela Zorro y Jefferson Rosas
Mastering: Camilo Giraldo Ángel, Bogotá, Colombia.
Design: Bibiana Rojas (La Jaula Publicaciones)
Cover art by Luis Carlos Cifuentes
Photography: Mariana Reyes.

La Vaca (EP)

Sobandero (EP)

Ricardo Narvaez – Tenor Sax
Mange Valencia – Alto Sax
Santiago Botero – Electric Bass
Kike Mendoza – Guitar
Camilo Bartelsman – Drums
Ricardo Gallo – Keyboards/laptop

Recorded at Audivisión 14/12/2014. Bogotá, Colombia

Art: Julian Garcia and Bibiana Rojas. La Jaula Producciones

Mixed, Mastered and Produced by Mr. Ernesto Santos

De Carga Pesada y Patada Fina

Aputoi: Canción de un solo tiro

El busetero busca pleitos (7″ vinyl single)

Recorded in Audiovision Studios, Bogotá, Febryary 26 and 27, 2014.
Mixed by Eblis Alvarez at Isaac Newton Studios.
Mastered by Frank at The Carvery, London.

Composed & Arranged by Pedro Ojeda.
Pedro Ojeda- Drums & Percussion
Eblis Alvarez – Synthesizers
Ricardo Gallo – Organ & Synthesizer
Juan Manual Toro – Bass
Marco Fajardo – Saxophone

Romperayo

(Vinyl LP)

Composed & Arranged by Pedro Ojeda.
Pedro Ojeda- Drums, Percussion, Synths, Keyboards, Vocals, Samlping.
Eblis Alvarez – Synthesizers and samplers
Ricardo Gallo – Organ, Synthesizer and Piano Rhodes
Juan Manual Toro – Bass
Marco Fajardo – Saxophone and Clarinet
Javier Morales – Accordion

Tracks:
Alegria por un zumo de naranja con panela
Tuntuna rebajada
El del moño rojo
Icoro palenquero
El lamento de la burra
Tradición destructiva
17 tazas de cafe por la mañana
Dando vueltas en ovni
Anibal, vúelvelo a meter
Afterparis en colegios
Diadema para Catalina
La linerna del Repele
Pressing Information
Artwork by Colombian artist Mateo Rivano

Canción psicotrópica y jaleo vol. 2

Santiago Botero: Double bass
Ricardo Gallo: Fender Rhodes, hammond, synthesizer, piano and melódica
Pedro Ojeda: Drums and percussio

Marco Fajardo: Clarinet ion #6 y #7
Maria Angélica “Mange” Valencia: Alto Saxophone on #6 y #7
Juan Ignacio Arbaiza: Tenor Saxophone on #6 y #7

Enrique “Kike” Mendoza: Electric Guitar on #8
Juan Pablo Villamizar: Electric Guitar on #9 y solo en #8

All music by Botero, except #3 by Botero/Gallo/Ojeda

Produced by: Santiago Botero
Recorded in Bogotá, February 20 – 21 2014. Estudios Audiovisión
Recording Engineer: Daniel Bustos
Editing: Santiago Botero and Daniel Bustos, April 23 2014. Estudios Retro Knob. Bogotá. Colombia
Mixed and mastered by Eblis Alvarez. Estudios Isaac Newton. Bogotá.
Desing: Bibiana Rojas y Julián Camilo García
Etching on the cover by Julián Camilo García
LaJaulaPublicaciones.

Produced with support from Inversiones Chichigua and Ministry of Culture of Colombia.

Piano Lessons

Piano lessons in Sunnyside!
Kids and adults, beginners or continuing students are welcome.
I have a PhD in music composition from Stony Brook University and over 12 years of experience teaching private lessons.
In the lessons we can also go over several aspects of music theory/harmony/ear training as well as composition if the student is interested. I also teach Jazz piano lessons for all levels.

I encourage you to take the lessons at my place in Sunnyside, Queens where I have a baby grand piano and materials like music books.
I can also teach in-home lessons for a higher rate.
Please send an email to inquire for rates and availability: info [at] ricardogallo [dot] com

Jazz Colombia II

Tribu del Asfalto

Ricardo Gallo, piano
Jorge Sepúlveda, drums
Juan Manuel Toro, double bass
Juan David Castaño, percussion.

  1. Frontera Quebradiza
  2. Juan David
  3. Tribu del Asfalto
  4. Jorge
  5. Juan Manuel
  6. Punto de Llegada
  7. Ricardo
  8. Aterrizando, una vez más
  9. AIS
  10. Punto de Llegada II

All music by Ricardo Gallo except 2, 4, and 5 by  Sepúlveda, Castaño, and Toro respectively.

Produced by Ricardo Gallo.
Recorded Live at Festival de Jazz del Teatro Libre, Bogotá, Colombia September 5, 2012.
Recorded and mixed by: Julián Gallo
Mastered by Camilo Giraldo, Bogotá, Colombia.
Design: Nicolás Herrera
Cover Art: Ernesto Salmerón, 2012.
Group Photo: Catalina Villamizar.

intimations

Terri Hron: recorders
Ricardo Gallo: piano

1. bug jitters
2. ovalist rabbit
3. desert temple
4. interlocking branches
5. volière électrique
6. magnetism
7. late fall forest enchantment
8. golondrinas en migración
9. geyser Song
10. Orion bathing
11. swimming upstream
12. interstellar gravitation
13. bird’s eye view

All music by Terri Hron and Ricardo Gallo.
Produced by: Terri Hron and Ricardo Gallo.

Recorded at The Banff Centre, Canada, March 2013.
Recording Engineer: Magdalena Kasperev
Mixing: Amandine Pras
Mastering: Daniel Porter.
Original Art Work: Verónica Chavarro “Como sombras” 2013.
Design: Nicolás Herrera.

2013

* The magazine Semana chooses Tribu del Asfalto, the fourth album with my quartet, as one of the three notable jazz releases from Colombia in 2013.
* Tribu del Asfalto appears among the best albums of 2013 on DownBeat.
* The first review of The RicTer Scale’s album intimations appears on Downtown Music Gallery from where it can be ordered.
* A brief review on DownBeat of Tribu del Asfalto
* A review in Spanish of Tribu del Asfalto on the blog El Orejón Sabanero
* A dedicated account on the Festival Distritofonico 2013 on the blog El Orejón Sabanero
* A wonderful review of Tribu del Asfalto on the british site Dalston Sound written by Tim Owen.
* A review in portuguese of Tribu del Asfalto for the magazine Jazz.pt written by Rui Eduardo Paes
* With the occasion of the appearence of my quartet at the Festival Distritofonico happening in Bogotá, here’s an entry on the blog El Orejon Sabanero
* The first review of Tribu del Asfalto the latest quartet album appears on Downtown Music Gallery, where you can also order the CD.

Danta

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14 Lado B. Nuevos Encuentros Sonoros 2010-2011