The Hugo Fernandez Quartet mainly perform original modern jazz compositions, inspired by the richness of the jazz legacy and the energy of other genres such as pop/rock. His Quartet is a multicultural group fit to his needs. Great cuban saxophonist Ariel Bringuez (Irakere and Chucho Valdez) has a full and mellow sound of his own, very lyrical and imaginative that can remind us a bit of Joe Henderson and Joe Lovano. Antonio Miguel (Gerardo Nuñez and Benedikt Janhel) is a solid and experienced Spanish bassist, who is first choice to many flamenco and Spanish jazzmen. Lastly, drumming genius Antonio Sanchez (Pat Metheny, Michael Brecker, etc..) brings his arsenal of power, creativity and drive needed to uplift the music
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Pat Nichols Tomajazz/CD Baby, Online Web Page. September 15, 2012.
“Brilliant contemporary jazz… his music unfolds echoes of New York’s current jazz guitar scene, but also of John Abercrombie and Pat Metheny. It goes without saying that his project blossoms from a maturity carefully woven throughout the years…”
Bruce Lindsay All-About-Jazz, Online Magazine. January 14, 2014.
“His playing is characterized by precise intonation and a graceful flow, creating a full, rich, sound whether he's playing single note solo runs or taking on more of an accompanist's role”
Valeria Villegas Rolling Stone, Printed Magazine
Guitar, Improvisation and Harmony.
Graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Professional Music Degree
and a Masters in Jazz Studies (University of New Orleans)