Young Jazz Genius José André Montaño

We have very special guests in the studio this Sunday morning!  José André Montaño and Amado Espinoza will be playing modern jazz and Latin music live, as well as talking about the joys of making music!   

José André Montaño is a 12-year old pianist and composer, who also happens to be blind.  Born in Cochabamba, Bolivia. He taught himself how to play piano from a very young age. His playful and inspired compositions bridges Jazz, Rock, Blues, Bossa Nova, Latin American Folklore, and World music. He is a musician who flavors his tunes with Latin rhythms and jazz harmonies. Anyone who has the opportunity to hear him play are amazed by his speed and accuracy. Despite his very young age he has already delighted audiences from prestigious festivals and concert halls across the Americas including Washington D.C.s Kennedy Center, Millennium stage.

This Sunday 7/16, José André Montaño will be live with local jazz artists Brandon Draper & Micah Herman, with special guest Amado Espinoza at the new venue known as the 1900 Building.
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“I play with the heart” says the young pianist who loves music and life. 

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