JORGE ALFANO started his musical career on the bass, but went to become a talented artist playing many different instruments from around the world. He studied at the National Conservatory "Lopez Buchardo" (Argentina), Mannes School of Music ( N.Y. - USA), Indian music with G.S. Sachdev and Aashish Khan, Japanese Zen shakuhachi with Ronnie Nyogetsu Reishin Seldin (Ki Sui An dojo - N.Y.) and Kurahashi Yoshio (Mujuan dojo - Kyoto). At the same time, Jorge became one of New York's most versatile session players. As a soloist he, has recorded many CDs of world music, both as a player and a producer. He recently performed for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet.


S-A7a. JAZZEN
with Peter Erskine (drums)

An exquisite blend of exotic Japanese Zen instruments, jazz rhythm section and strings. Jorge plays bass and koto as well as shakuhachi on this album.

 CD $14.00

S-A7b. SPIRIT OF MY PEOPLE
with Akoncagua

Jorge plays traditional Andean melodies as well as new compositions on the Quena, a South American bamboo flute. He is backed up by his 5- piece band, Akoncagua.

 CD $14.00


Monty H. Levenson, P.O. Box 294, Willits, CA 95490 USA
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