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Aldemaro Romero

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Venezuelan pianist, composer, arranger and conductor of folkloric, popular and classical music.

(born March 12, 1928 in Valencia, Venezuela - died September 15, 2007 in Caracas, Venezuela)

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Romero was a prolific composer, creating a wide range of music, such as Caribbean, Jazz, Venezuelan waltzes, including works for orchestra, orchestra and solist, orchestra and choir, chamber music, up to symphonic works of great dimensions. He began his musical studies with his father, Rafael Romero. In 1941 moved to Caracas and worked as pianist in nocturnal saloons and dance orchestras. In 1949 toured in Cuba, and then to New York. In 1952 returned to Caracas and established his own dance orchestra. In 1951 signed contract with RCA Victor to record with a full orchestra, what was to be a very successful album in the “Dinner In…” series, featuring popular Latin American music. Under the RCA label he published his LP Dinner in Caracas, with which beat all sales records in South America until then. Afterwards, recorded numerous LP albums in different countries. In America, his ability as arranger/conductor led him to collaborate with popular orchestras and singers, such as Dean Martin, Jerry Lee Lewis, Stan Kenton, Machito and Tito Puente, between others. He also toured extensively, performing in numerous countries: Mexico, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, Spain, France, Greece, Switzerland, Sweden, Italy, Russia, Egypt and Japan.

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  • AnotherDickhead

    Loving this

    15 Jan 2:52am Reply
  • bopapocalypse

    v couldn't agree more my friend. seriously overlooked gems.

    12 Jan 1:48pm Reply
  • herkyjerky

    Whoa, where are all the shouts for this cat??!! He laid down some of the ultimate jams in the early 70s! I must have played "Pajarillo" 500 times by now. All three of those Onda Nueva albums are SICK classics.

    6 Feb 2012 Reply
  • casslito

    Lo maximo !

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