Faculty

 

Faculty Picture

Branch:

Mission

Instrument:

Clarinet, Piano

Genres:

Any, Classical, Latin, Traditional Folk (Us/Int)

Eduardo Corzo

(2013) Eduardo Corzo was born and raised in Havana, Cuba, where he began his musical studies with his father, a violinist in the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. Eduardo studied guitar and piano, and graduated as a clarinetist from Conservatorio Ignacio Cervantes. He has composed and arranged music for cuban and mexican television, served as musical director of the Conjunto Nacional de Espectaculos, and toured throughout Latin America. Living in Mexico during the 90’s, he played piano, clarinet and alto sax in a variety of contexts. Among them with singer/songwriters like Lila Downs, and Amaury Gutierrez, and also musicians such as Leoginaldo Pimentel, Hammadi Bayard, Oriente Lopez, Pedro Cartas, and Gil Gutierrez.

In the US, where he has resided since 1999, he’s worked with many bands and styles of music from Chicago to Denver to LA. Today he resides in SF as a performs as a soloist and with local and international bands. He is an artist with a broad vision, interested in genres and styles different from his own, and whose background includes a mix of everything from Bach’s partitas to Afro Cuban sounds, as well as music from other parts of the world. Also speaks Spanish.