Born April 3, 1977 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He began to study piano at the early age of seven years, in the Nacional Conservatory Lopez Buchardo. Later he expanded his studies of Compsition, Arrangements, and Orchestra Conductor, with several teachers like Juan Carlos Cirigliano and Lito Valle. At the age of 16 he starts playing piano and composing music for TV shows and Theatres. He plays with Great Argentinean musicians like Juanjo Dominguez, Nestor Marconi, Juan Alberto Pugliano, Adalberto Cebasco, Mike Rivas, Carlos Marzan, Alberto Favero, etc. In 2000 he moves to Spain where he works as Musical Conductor, Pianist and Arrangemer for diferent artists, Shows and Musical Comedies, like Beauty and Beast, On the Air, Zorba, My Fair Lady,The Phantom of the Opera, Victor Victoria, The Producers etc. With More than 30 CDs recorded as pianist and arranger. In 2005 he recorded his first CD Frontera Cero
Nada que declarar With Victor Gil, Paxti Pascual & Paul Wertico. In 2008 he records his new CD Thousand Miles
with Peter Erskine, Paul Wertico, Mark Egan, Machan Taylor and many more. In this new work he mixes all his musical influences trying to make a trip through different regions, rythms and musical colors.
Julio Awad uses Steinberg's Cubase 4, Audio-technica's
products, Toontrack Superior 2
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is the new CD alone of the pianist
and composer Julio Awad, where it assembles a stellar group
of musicians to present/display his compositions of
The acoustic piano sparks in the overture Tornado Tango,
an improvisation accompanied by two legendary musicians
like the bass player Mark Egan and the drummer Paul
In other compositions like We Arrived it is possible to be
appreciated different styles and their fort work like arranger,
that an endless ones of sensations creates, counting on the
collaboration of the superb drummer Peter Erskine and the
wonderful saxo player Patxi Pascual.
Also we can delight in this mixture of styles and colors, with
two excellent singers like Machan Taylor and Lucy Lummis,
who interpret two wonderful tracks of this CD.
As the author says Thousand Miles is a mixture of
different styles that to interpreted throughout his carrer and its
time has tried to describe different moments from his life.
Willing to teach