JESUS MOLINA & LOS DROMEROS, olumbia-USA
Jesus Molina – piano
Danilo Amuedo de Souza– drums
Juan Pablo Faundes Araneda – drums
Guy Bernfeld – bass
Jesus Molina was born in Sincelejo, Colombia in 1996. Molina started playing saxophone at the age of 12 and three years later when he was 15, he decided to replace the instrument and focus only on piano.
In 2016, Molina received the prestigious Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation® award with a scholarship that included the opportunity to study at renowned Berklee College of Music with all expenses paid. Today Jesus Molina is one of the rising stars on the international jazz scene playing in the most importants stages in the world. Molina has developed a unique style combining all his musical influences from the early age (Oscar Peterson, Art Tatum, Erroll Garner, Bill Evans) and his own fresh but sophisticated sound and different approach to famous jazz standards such as Spain by Chick Corea or Night in Tunisia by Dizzie Gillespie.
Jesus Molina’s appearance at NAMM show in 2018 opened many important doors for him due to several viral videos on social media with footage of his performances. Molina has worked and shared stages with artists such as Arturo Sandoval, Randy Brecker Jesus Adrian Romero, Noel Schajris, Rudy Perez, Eric Marienthal, Gabriela Soto, Cory Henry, Carlitos del Puerto, Randy Waldman, Zedd, Juan Luis Guerra, Alex Campos, John Patitucci, Mike Stern, Dave Weckl, Tom Brooks, Jordan Rudess.
Danilo Amuedo was born in Rio de Janeiro in a musical family. His father is the virtuoso jazz guitarist Leo Amuedo. Recipient of the World Tour Scholarship to attend Berklee School of Music, Danilo decided to leave after three semesters to pursue studio and touring work with renowned musicians like Ivan Lins, Blood Sweat & Tears, Hadrien Feraud and Veronica Swift.
JP Faundes grew up in Linares, Chile. He also got a scholarship from the Latin Music Foundation to study Percussion performance at Berklee College of Music and he became a virtuoso drummer. JP Faundes has worked with internationally acclaimed musicians such as Arturo Sandoval, Lenno, Christian Galvez Thuy and more.
The native Israeli Guy Bernfeld is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music and the Rimon School of Music with over 15 years of experience as a touring and studio musician. During that time, he’s worked with a variety of musicians and groups, including Mike Stern, Tigran Hamasyan, The Living Tombstone, The Gag Quartet, Pie Q and Carmel Apple Pop.