Latin America/ Mexico / Mexico City
Jorge Bautista, Musical director and percussionist of the Irawo Orchestra
Jorge Bautista is a musician from Mexico City, he began his percussion studies at the age of 5 due to family tradition.
The timbal, conga and bongo are the first percussion instruments that he studies empirically until at the age of 15 he studies at the autonomous music school for 5 years and then diversifies his knowledge in percussion from various places in Latin America such as : Colombia, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Peru and Brazil among others as well as in Africa.
The experienced percussionist musician Jorge Bautista has performed important musical accompaniments with great exponents of our Afro-Caribbean music such as: Jerry Rivera, Maelo Ruiz, Tito Nieves, Willie González, Alfredito de La Fe, Oscar D`León, Larry Harlow, Ismael Miranda. , Ritchie Ray, Bobby Cruz, Roberto Roena, Oscar Hernández, Alberto Barros, Arturo Ortiz, Arturo Ortiz, Jimmy Bosch, Tito Allen, Viti Ruiz, Ray Sepúlveda, Herman Olivera and among others.
Latin Jazz Accompaniments
Among the stars of Latin Jazz, percussionist Jorge Bautista has performed accompaniments, among them we have: Arturo Sandoval, Ed Calle, Waney Bergeròn, Hector Infanzòn, Ola Onabule, Tlaxcatecalt Latin Jazz, Papo Sánchez, Ofunan, Daniel López, Latin Jazz On, Latin Hot Band, Density 6 and among others.
The Mexican multi-instrumentalist has also accompanied great music performers such as: Armando, Manzanero, Susana Zabaleta, Emmanuel, Kalimba, Samo, Víctor García, Carlos Cuevas, Alexander Acha, María León, Lisset, Aleks Syntek, Maria del Sol and Raul D’blasio.
Due to his great versatility, he has been invited to give clinics in different cities of the Mexican Republic as well as in several countries in the United States, Honduras, Colombia and Guatemala.
Currently the musician is sponsored by several major instrument brands worldwide: Gon Bops, Tama, Sabían, Promark, Remo, Rockears, GR, NND Percusión, and Veerkamp.