Ania Paz, pianist and composer, is known for her modern and driving sound, impregnated by a new fusion of Afro-Peruvian and Caribbean styles, within the Jazz language. She was born in Lima, Peru, where she started studying music at the age of 4, and wrote her first composition at the age of 6. Her passion for music took her to different countries and musical cultures, studying classical music as well as jazz first in Germany, and then in the US, where she got her Masters Degree. She is actually a resident of the Dominican Republic. She is the leader of the Ania Paz Jazz Ensamble, which successfully performed at the XVI Festival Internacional Jazz en Lima, at the Festival Cultural Hermanas Mirabal in Salcedo, and opened for Gato Barbieri in Santo Domingo...
AwardsSong Composition Prize with "Hoy te amo" at Festival Claro, Lima, Peru Symphonic Composition Prize Jose Reyes from the Cultural Department of the Dominican Republic with "San Francisco" Jazz Composition Prize with "Serenidad" at Casa de Teatro, Santo Domingo, where Michael Camilo and Juan Luis Guerra were part of the Jury
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