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Luis Ardila
Luis Ardila was born on October 11th 1970 in Medellin Colombia. He studied music at very young age and in 2001 studied at the Superior School of Arts Debora Arango. Languages in​University of Antioquia in 1995. Luis is a self-taught Jazz musician. He studied electric bass with Nestor Gomez, learning techniques applied to the bass such as slap, popping tapping, walking bass, improvisation, slap funk and muted grooves. He has dabbled in development of assemblies, theoretical and harmonic concepts applied on bass and management of Latin music and traditional rhythms music from Colombia such as Cumbia, Porro, Bambuco, Vallenato, etc. He plays 4, 5, 6 and 7 string basses. Taking great pleasure in sharing his knowledge, Luis has had the opportunity to teach at several schools in the city of Bogota and Medellin with excellent results and recognition of students. Subjects include SOLO ROCK, ROCK MUSIC, MUSIC WORKSHOP, HARD ROCK, TALLER, ARTS SCHOOL GUERRERO.. He currently serves as a bass teacher in Superior School of Arts Debora Arango in Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia.. As a professional bassist Luis has done intensive teaching, studio and session work, lectures for TV, directed ensembles, taught courses and served as a musician in several bars and nightclubs, accompanying Salsa orchestras, singers and soloists from the city of Medellin and Bogota and other countries. In addition, he has lived abroad and played in other countries such as: Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru and Argentina. Currently he leads his project LUIS ARDILA JAZZ TRIO which won first place in competition LIVE SESSION of Tec AudioVisual. In September 2015 he was sponsored by Conklin Guitars and Basses and chosen to represent Conklin basses worldwide. Some the groups, jazz musicians and projects Luis has played with: LITHOPIA ( Progressive Rock) ANTAGON ( Progressive Rock) LEMURES (Progressive Rock) SON DE LOS BARRIOS (Son Cubano) CONSONANCIA (música colombiana) LA RECUA (crossover) HABANA TRIO (son cubano) DE LA PEÑA (Latin jazz) FUSION ENSAMBLE (fusión) WHA WA (funk) STOM HARD ROCK ( conceptual)BESO DE DICK (Theater work Medellin Bogota) FANTASMA DE LA OPERA (Theater work Bogotá) FESTIVAL DEL BOLERO. (Music Contest) JACO (solista) JULIAN RIVEROS (soloist Bogotá) JULIAN (Te mentiría) conducted by Alejandro Muñoz and Yolanda Rayo. SIN ANIMO DE LUCRO (Bogotá) ORQUESTA LA MAXIMA DE MAÑUGO (Bogotá) 3er TALLER Y FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE JAZZ. ESCUELA FERNANDO SOR. (bogota GUATEQUISMO SON Y LATIN JAZZ RODRIGO ALVARADO (Chile) CHUCHO SIERRA y SAVIA LATINA JOSE HERRERA (Venezuela) ALEXIS PEÑA (Cuba) ALEX SARRIN (Perú) DICK SALTSMAN (USA) PERU, ECUADOR ROLANDO MORA (Venezuela) OMAR DIAZ (Argentina) K´NUTO BLUES NIGTH VINO PRIMATE. Argentina ORQUESTA COMBO VERACRUZ BARANOA OSQUESTA, BANDA INTERNACIONAL LA BOCANA, BAMBELE ORQUESTA VICKY ROMERO BERULE (Chirimia) BAZIL ALEXANDER ANDY CLASS ENTRES SOLES. VANGUARDIA LATINA. JAIME CHAVEZ MICHELE MAGGI (Italy) SANTIANGO and The CROSS BLUES BAND BLUE JAM COMPANY MEDELLIN BLUES FESTIVAL CARLOS GARCIA BYRON SANCHEZ HERNAN CRUZ ALEJO RESTREPO MIGUEL VOTAFOGO (DON VILLANOVA) LA MALANGA CON MALANGA (Medellín) PISO 21 JAMMIN CRISTIAN GUILLEN JAGUA WEIMAR ESCOBAR CHE TANGO (DANCE COMPANY)
© Conklin Guitars 2019
Luis Ardila
Luis Ardila was born on October 11th 1970 in Medellin Colombia. He studied music at very young age and in 2001 studied at the Superior School of Arts Debora Arango. Languages in​University of Antioquia in 1995. Luis is a self-taught Jazz musician. He studied electric bass with Nestor Gomez, learning techniques applied to the bass such as slap, popping tapping, walking bass, improvisation, slap funk and muted grooves. He has dabbled in development of assemblies, theoretical and harmonic concepts applied on bass and management of Latin music and traditional rhythms music from Colombia such as Cumbia, Porro, Bambuco, Vallenato, etc. He plays 4, 5, 6 and 7 string basses. Taking great pleasure in sharing his knowledge, Luis has had the opportunity to teach at several schools in the city of Bogota and Medellin with excellent results and recognition of students. Subjects include SOLO ROCK, ROCK MUSIC, MUSIC WORKSHOP, HARD ROCK, TALLER, ARTS SCHOOL GUERRERO.. He currently serves as a bass teacher in Superior School of Arts Debora Arango in Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia.. As a professional bassist Luis has done intensive teaching, studio and session work, lectures for TV, directed ensembles, taught courses and served as a musician in several bars and nightclubs, accompanying Salsa orchestras, singers and soloists from the city of Medellin and Bogota and other countries. In addition, he has lived abroad and played in other countries such as: Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru and Argentina. Currently he leads his project LUIS ARDILA JAZZ TRIO which won first place in competition LIVE SESSION of Tec AudioVisual. In September 2015 he was sponsored by Conklin Guitars and Basses and chosen to represent Conklin basses worldwide. Some the groups, jazz musicians and projects Luis has played with: LITHOPIA ( Progressive Rock) ANTAGON ( Progressive Rock) LEMURES (Progressive Rock) SON DE LOS BARRIOS (Son Cubano) CONSONANCIA (música colombiana) LA RECUA (crossover) HABANA TRIO (son cubano) DE LA PEÑA (Latin jazz) FUSION ENSAMBLE (fusión) WHA WA (funk) STOM HARD ROCK ( conceptual)BESO DE DICK (Theater work Medellin Bogota) FANTASMA DE LA OPERA (Theater work Bogotá) FESTIVAL DEL BOLERO. (Music Contest) JACO (solista) JULIAN RIVEROS (soloist Bogotá) JULIAN (Te mentiría) conducted by Alejandro Muñoz and Yolanda Rayo. SIN ANIMO DE LUCRO (Bogotá) ORQUESTA LA MAXIMA DE MAÑUGO (Bogotá) 3er TALLER Y FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE JAZZ. ESCUELA FERNANDO SOR. (bogota GUATEQUISMO SON Y LATIN JAZZ RODRIGO ALVARADO (Chile) CHUCHO SIERRA y SAVIA LATINA JOSE HERRERA (Venezuela) ALEXIS PEÑA (Cuba) ALEX SARRIN (Perú) DICK SALTSMAN (USA) PERU, ECUADOR ROLANDO MORA (Venezuela) OMAR DIAZ (Argentina) K´NUTO BLUES NIGTH VINO PRIMATE. Argentina ORQUESTA COMBO VERACRUZ BARANOA OSQUESTA, BANDA INTERNACIONAL LA BOCANA, BAMBELE ORQUESTA VICKY ROMERO BERULE (Chirimia) BAZIL ALEXANDER ANDY CLASS ENTRES SOLES. VANGUARDIA LATINA. JAIME CHAVEZ MICHELE MAGGI (Italy) SANTIANGO and The CROSS BLUES BAND BLUE JAM COMPANY MEDELLIN BLUES FESTIVAL CARLOS GARCIA BYRON SANCHEZ HERNAN CRUZ ALEJO RESTREPO MIGUEL VOTAFOGO (DON VILLANOVA) LA MALANGA CON MALANGA (Medellín) PISO 21 JAMMIN CRISTIAN GUILLEN JAGUA WEIMAR ESCOBAR CHE TANGO (DANCE COMPANY)