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
“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.
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
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.”