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El Eco

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: October 30, 1954    

El Eco

EL ECO with Guillermo Nojechowicz -- the Brazilian-Argentine jazz ensemble that has been called “the seedbed” of much of the Latin jazz scene in the Northeast (US)-- performed live on NPR's “Jazz Set” with host vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater earlier this year. The Brazilian Argentinean jazz ensemble, based in Boston and New York City, offers true world music at its best. Their material is strikingly original, delivered with strong vocals, percussive drive, and real lyric focus.

Their upcoming SCULLER'S peformance will feature Grammy Award vocalist Kim Nazarian. EL ECO combines the warm and lustrous sounds of samba and candombe with the tighter lines of bebop and straight-ahead jazz, darkened by echoes of Piazolla. A drummer, Nojechowicz writes from the beat, delivering a complex mix of Cuban, Afro-Cuban, Bossa Nova,and Funk rhythms....
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”This is true world music at its best.” -- Ron Mason, KANSAI TIME OUT/Japan

“Guillermo's tunes are fabulous and I loved the performances on this disk. El Eco's CD is simply fantastic.” --Paquito D'Rivera

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    Two Worlds

    Dreambox Media
    2002

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Primary Instrument:
Drums

Location:
Jamaica Plain, MA

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
Guillermo Nojechowicz has taught at New England Conservatory's Jazz Department in Boston and at Berklee College of Music. Currently he teaches drums, percussion ensemble and World Jazz Ensemble at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (Visual and Performing Arts).

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Two Worlds

Dreambox Media (2002)
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