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Jairo Serrano
Tenor, baroque guitar, percussion
Julián Navarro
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Baroque guitar, vihuela de mano, theorbo
Carlos Serrano
c
Recorders, shawm, dulcian, pipe and tabor
 

Jairo Serrano - Tenor, percussion, baroque guitar

His expressive singing and stylistic knowledge has been praised by specialized international critics. AllMusic (USA) comments how his voice breathes life into his performances, and American Record Guide highlights the natural elan of his voice, as well as his phrasing, clarity and diction. Klassik Magazin (Germany) has admired his extreme subtleness as percussionist, and described his voice as ideal for the performance of the repertoire he specializes in. Jairo concluded graduate studies in early music voice at Indiana University, Bloomington, and has offered workshops in vocal technique and early music performance practice in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil and Mexico.

contact: jairoserrano@yahoo.com


 

Julián Navarro - Baroque guitar, jarana

The specialized press in Latin America and the UK has acknowledged Julián Navarro's continuo accompaniment skills, as well as his excellent technical dexterity, musicianship and respect to early repertoire styles. Julián studied at the Escuela Superior de Música de Cataluña (ESMUC) and concluded a doctorate in music at Universidad de Barcelona. He is the director of the Music Department at Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia, and is a member of the Colombian early music ensembles Esfera Armoniosa and Ensamble Alfabeto.

contact: yulian27@yahoo.com
www.juliannavarro.com

 

Carlos Serrano - Recorders, pipe and tabor

The instrumental versatility and scholarship that Carlos Serrano applies to his performance practice has been warmly reviewed by Fanfare (USA). Publications specialized in recorders, such as The Recorder Magazine (UK) and American Recorder (USA) have described his style as fluid and affectionate. His performances in other woodwinds have been described as intuitive and energetic. Carlos graduated in historical performance from Indiana University, Bloomington.

contact: carlos73co@yahoo.com

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