Luis Perdomo

Based in New York City but originally from Venezuela, Luis Perdomo is an acoustic post-bop pianist whose playing has been directly or indirectly influenced by Chick Corea, McCoy Tyner, Keith JarrettBill Evans and Herbie Hancock, among others. Although Perdomo comes from a Latin American country, his compositions aren't the type of straight-up Afro-Cuban jazz one associates with Tito Puente, Cal TjaderMachito or Poncho Sánchez; nonetheless, there are subtle hints of Latin and Caribbean music in some of his material (which has tended to be on the cerebral side).

Perdomo was born in Caracas, Venezuela, on February 19, 1971, where he began studying the acoustic piano as a kid; Perdomo was still a teenager when he became the house pianist in one of the city's top jazz clubs. Perdomo was 22 when, in 1993, he moved to New York City, where he studied both jazz and European classical...

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Albums featuring Luis Perdomo

2 records