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Jose Ignacio is a composer and multi-instrumentalist from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He graduated from the prestigious Berklee College of Music, where he studied Film Scoring and Clarinet Performance, as a full-tuition scholarship recipient. There, he deepened his knowledge of composition, arranging, orchestration, music technology and composing for visual media; as well as improvisation, harmony and jazz language. After, he went on to study in Frost School of Music at University of Miami, where he did a masters in Media Scoring and Production, learning about production, mixing, mastering, video game scoring and reinforcing more about film scoring topics.


Jose has scored many different short films, video games, apps, shows and a feature film. He likes the challenge of figuring out the right tone, mood and color for each project, has a very wide palette of sounds, and is able to write in many different styles. He also  has produced  songs for different artists, including an afro-dominican jazz EP of his own compositions.


On the stage, Jose has had the opportunity to perform with great artists and different ensembles, as well as tour in different countries. Some of these different experiences include: performing as a featured soloist with Paquito D’Rivera and Berta Rojas, performing with Aida Cuevas, playing with Greg Phillinganes and others; he has also toured with different orchestras, like the YOA, OJCA and OSNJ, in different occasions to Germany, France, Spain, Czechs Republic, Mexico, Haiti and different states of US; playing principal clarinet, Eb clarinet, saxophone or performing as a soloist.


Jose really thinks that music is a lifelong journey and that hard work can get you anywhere you aspire to be. Outside of music, he really enjoys everything related to fine arts, which he studied for several years, specially drawing and painting and he likes to use any time he has available to work on personal drawings and paintings or portraits.

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