About

JORGE CARIGLINO

Jazz guitarist, educator, composer, arranger and producer. He was born in Buenos Aires where he studied with the most prominent jazz musicians of the Buenos Aires scene. He is an eclectic composer who, due to his extensive career, covers different styles. He has developed his musical and compositional skills by creating his own style based on the natural fusion of jazz with its cultural environment of the Río de la Plata movement, always with a very refined aesthetic and following the great current of the jazz guitar masters, such as Wes Montgomery and Pat Martino. His playing is fluid, virtuosic, strong and his sound is warm and clean. 

He currently lives in Madrid, where he teaches jazz and modern music classes and performs with his group in Spain. At the same time he composes and produces his own music. In 2019 he released his soloist EP “Espejismo” with the Jorge Cariglino Trío. He has shared stage and/or recorded with musicians such as; Juan Carlos Cirigliano, Luis Vechio, Carlos Carli, Marcelo Peralta, Philip Catherine, Chris Kase, Bobby Martinez, among many others. He has recently recorded and produced a new work with seven original compositions "After The Storm" with the collaboration of renowned jazz masters such as Pat Bianchi, Byron Landham, Bobby Martinez and Carlos Rossi. This album has been released on May 10, 2024.


Credentials / Background 

He has recently received recognition from the UK Corporate Live Wire/Spain Prestige Awards as "Guitar Teacher of the Year" 2021/22 for his long career and great experience  as a teacher in different educational centers teaching intermediate and higher level guitar classes. Currently more than 30 years of teaching experience in modern music. Since the 2014 academic year, he has been a professor of modern jazz guitar at the “Alfonso X El Sabio” University, UAX. During the 2004 and 2005 he teaches jazz guitar and combo classes at the "Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Navarra". From 1999 to 2020 he is a professor at the "Escuela de Música Creativa" in Madrid where he teaches modern guitar, harmony, improvisation and jazz ensambles. From 1988 to 1997 in Buenos Aires, as a teacher of modern guitar, arrangements and director of the Big Band of students of the "Centro de Estudios Musicales de Juan Carlos Cirigliano", (former pianist of Astor Piazzolla).

Clinic / Workshop Information 
Courses taught in Spain; 2017 "Swing Band", 2016 "Swing Band", 2015 "Swing Band", 2014 "Gypsy Jazz", 2013 "Gypsy Jazz", 2012 "Gypsy Jazz", 2011 "Improvisation in Blues", 2010 "Improvisation in Blues", 2006 "Harmony applied to Improvisation", 2005 "The Jazz-Blues guitar" 1999 to 2002 dictates Seminars of jazz harmony, harmonic analysis and improvisation directed to classical musicians of the San Lorenzo del Escorial Conservatory.