Carlos Cuevas

Piano

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Carlos Cuevas has been enjoying a successful music career. His experience as pianist, keyboardist ,melodica player, composer, and arranger has allowed him to explore virtually every avenue of the music scene on-stage and in the

recording studio worldwide.

Hailing from Cambridge, England via Valencia, Venezuela, his musical training began in his early teens. In 1993,Carlos relocated to the United States and earned a music degree from the prestigious University of North Texas. His

versatility has been put to work with the likes of the entire Laws family: Hubert Laws (to whom Carlos has been performing and touring with for more than 10 years), Ronnie, Eloise, & Debra; as well as Bette Midler, Engelbert Humperdinck, Nestor Torres, The Los Angeles Symphonic Jazz Orchestra, New York's Philharmonic Orchestra of the

Americas, drummer/composer Chris Parker, and hispanic artists José José, Gloria Trevi, Alejandro Fernandez, Julio Iglesias , Alvaro Torres, & Lucho Gatica, to name a few. His arranging skills are also in high demand.

Carlos has composed and arranged music for a wide variety of styles and ensembles that range anywhere from small group to big band and orchestra.

As a leader, Carlos has released two albums. His debut release, DEPICTION, features bassist Dean Taba and drummer Jimmy Branly. Since its release, DEPICTION has become the object of rave reviews from prestigious sources such as Downbeat Magazine (September 2004); Keyboard Magazine (July, 2006); Modern Drummer Magazine (December, 2004); Músico Pro Magazine (February, 2006); Los Angeles Jazz Scene (March & April

2004); and CDBaby.com. Carlos' second release, UNINHIBITED REALM, features John Patitucci on acoustic & electric basses, Jimmy Branly on drums & percussion, and a concerto for jazz trio and a 16-piece chamber orchestra. Following the success of his previous work, UNINHIBITED REALM has also been praised by Downbeat (August 2008); Keyboard (August, 2008); Modern Drummer (September 2008; & Músico Pro (May 2008), thus

gaining well-deserved recognition in the U.S. and abroad.

Carlos makes his home in New York City, and is a member of Local 802.

www.carloscuevas.