Amazon.com Widgets

Ariel de la Portilla

Primary Instrument: Bass

Born: November 10, 1975    

Ariel de la Portilla

Ariel de la Portilla was born in the city of Matanzas, Cuba where he lived until immigrating with his parents to the United States in September of 1980. He was raised in the southwest area of Miami, Florida. The neighborhood better known as “little Havana”. Growing up surrounded by the sounds of Cuban and Brazilian music as well as simultaneously experiencing American music and culture gave his childhood a distinctly unique dichotomy that later proved to have become a crucial aspect of his life education, and musical identity. After graduating from high school in 1994, Ariel left his home town of Miami Fl...
read more

Submit Take Five Answers. We'll publish your Take Five questions and answers as an article, feature it on the home page and link to it from your musician profile.

Post a formal announcement to the News Center. We'll publish it and syndicate it for you.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Ariel de la Portilla events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

Primary Instrument:Bass

Location:Woodside, NY

Willing to teach:Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:

BAM, Brooklyn NYC-Clinician and presenter for "what is Latin Jazz' program. Duties: prepare presentations including visual and musical examples and present in select schoold throughout Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan. Bronx Conservatory of Music, Bronx, NY – Organize, run and teach the CASA ( Cultural After school Adventures) music program at P.S. 83 DUTIES: Develop and implement curriculum, liaisons with school staff and administration, organize concerts and presentations...

read more

Juzek Double bass, Tobias 4 string electric bass, MTD 5 string electric bass, aguiar amp, acoustic image amps and head
Rank: 3,550 Views: 6,011
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Michael Carvin

Michael Carvin

About | Enter

Steve Wilson/Lewis Nash

Steve Wilson/Lewis Nash

About | Enter

Tom Chang

Tom Chang

About | Enter

Cedar Walton

Cedar Walton

About | Enter

Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW