Juan Álamo

Marimba Soloist, Composer, Percussionist and Educator

My music is God’s given talent, and throughout it I am able to express the most beautiful and sincere feelings of joy, love, sorrows and freedom.

— Juan Álamo

Through music, I am able to express the most beautiful and sincere feelings of joy, love, sorrows and freedom.

Upcoming

I am happy to announce that I have been invited to present a performance master class at PASIC this November.  I will be discussing/demonstrating some of the concepts from my upcoming marimba book “The Modern Marimbist: Integrating Theory, Technique, Musicianship & Improvisation in Percussion Keyboard Studies”.

News

 My new recording Ensoñación will be released on September by Summit Records.  You can purchase the album on Amazon, I Tunes and at Summit’s website.

“Álamo’s concentration and musicality cast a spell over the young audience….. and he was a charming presence in talking about the works he was presenting. A lovely and memorable evening”. Tom Moore – CVNC

Read Juan Álamo’s bio here.

About Me

Education

An internationally known performer, composer, and educator, Álamo holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music, and Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees with Jazz as related field from the University of North Texas.

Festivals and Performances

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Marimba Soloist

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Music Releases

His début solo marimba recording “Remembrance” was released in 2007 and featured standard marimba literature and original compositions. In 2014, Dr. Álamo released his second CD, entitled Marimjazzia, featuring original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards such as “Afro Blues” and “Waltz for Debby.”

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