Chano Domínguez needs no introduction. He is one of the most celebrated jazz pianists and composers of our time. His work is defined by his flamenco origins. During a career spanning more than four decades, he has dazzled audiences of all kinds, including other musicians, spanning the worlds of jazz and flamenco equally. Internationally acclaimed, he has influenced and changed the history of flamenco and jazz.
His interpretive talents and authentic integration of the jazz and flamenco traditions are in great demand, as seen in his collaboration with esteemed colleagues such as Paco de Lucía, Wynton Marsalis, Paquito d’Rivera, Jack DeJohnette, Herbie Hancock, Jerry Gonzalez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Michel Camilo, Chucho Valdés, Joe Lovano, George Mraz, Enrique Morente, Jorge Pardo, Carles Benavent and Martirio, among others.
His music has been performed by numerous ensembles and orchestras including the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, WDR Cologne Big Band, Orquesta Nacional de España, National Orchestra of Latvia, Orquesta de Cámara del Vallés, and the Orquesta Nacional de Costa Rica.
In 2016 he was nominated for his 4th GRAMMY, this one a Latin GRAMMY for his latest release, “Bendito,” featuring Chano as producer, composer and pianist.
Chano has taught at Juilliard, the Taller de Músics in Barcelona, the Bogotá Conservatory, and the University of Washington School of Music, among other institutions.
Chano lives in New York City, where Sunnyside Records has just released his new solo album, “Over the Rainbow.”