Fernando Freitez(Composer/Guitarrist/Teacher),born in Barquisimeto,Venezuela,9 July 1958.
Self taught guitarist during 5 years; it begins their formal learning of guitar with Maestro Rodrigo Riera(1980), conjugating it with jazz shops with Virgilio Soteldo and Electroacoustic music with Ricardo Teruel (1987). He assists to seminars with Egberto Gismonti, Leo Brower and Kenny Burrel, while he attended the World Congress of Guitar in Martinique (1982); obtaining in the same one the prize to the best composition -Suite de Pequenos animales de un Pantano - next to Veronique Gillet (Belgium) and Charles Ewanje (Cameroon). In 1990 it publishes their first work as soloist and composer in the Lp. Surcos (1990, Fourier). Attempting other turns integrating the intensity of their first experience, Fernando Freitez has worked in other musical fields. It forms next to Veronique Gillet and Carlos Franco the trio TERRACOTTA, music of two guitars and percussion. They record three disks(CD) in the Chapelle du Monty, Belgium: Terracotta (1994), Tres Elementos (1996) and SAVIA (1999); published by Acoustic Music Records (Germany). They do few Tours of concerts in Venezuela, Belgium, Germany, Luxemburg,Czech Republic.In 2006 he participate next to Veronique Gillet,Sandor Szabo,Jorg Nassler&Silvio Schnneider in the V Nemzetkosi AkusztikusGitâr Fesztival in Hungary. Other incursions have been in groupings of Jazz and in Electroacoustic/Concrete music compositions (professor founder of the class of Electroacustica of the Conservatorio Jacinto Lara), recordings for LP's and CD's of popular music, and incidental music (Lp: Asuntos de Poesia. IUP 1985), music for Teather perfomance, besides having been carried out as professor of the Workshop of Jazz and Improvisation in the Universidad Centro Occidental Lisandro Alvarado (UCLA). At the moment he is a professor from the initiation Workshop to the Jazz in the Conservatory Vicente Emilio Sojo, Electroacoustic Music and Armonia in UPEL Pedagogical University of the Estado Lara(Barquisimeto/Venezuela).
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