Primary Instrument: Guitar
With the release of the self titled album Yoham Ortiz Concept, Yoham “Chiqui” Ortiz translates a life lived among many cultures into music. An accomplished producer/arranger/composer and multi-instrumentalist, Yoham’s work is featured in film, television and theatre, as well as various multi-media outlets. His talent, skill and passion account for his frequent commissions to perform for both live and in studio sessions around the world.
Born on November 16 in New York City of Dominican parents, Yoham spent most of his childhood moving- from New York, to Puerto Rico, to West Virginia, back to New York, and finally to the Dominican Republic. Growing up in a family of doctors, music was an unlikely path. But at the age of 5, after hearing the Stevie Wonder song “Sir Duke” on his older sisters’ record player, Yoham began a new journey, led by music....