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Mr. Victor Noriega

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Phone: (206) ***-****  HQ Phone
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P.O. Box 15825
Seattle, Washington 98115
United States

 
Background

Employment History

  • Pianist
  • Artist
    Vancouver International Jazz Festival

Education

  • BMus
  • Bachelor of Music , Jazz Studies
    University of Washington
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VICTOR NORIEGA, BMus was ...
jeanlyonsmusic.com, 12 Oct 2014 [cached]
VICTOR NORIEGA, BMus was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, and obtained his Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies at the University of Washington. Mr. Noriega has been a featured artist in such music festivals world-wide including the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, the Earshot Jazz Festival, the Bumbershoot Festival, the Filipino-American Jazz Festival, and the Philippine International Jazz Festival, and has performed in premier music and jazz venues in North America and other parts of the world. His three albums of original compositions and arrangements - Stone's Throw (2004), Alay (2006), and Fenceless (2008) - each recorded with his trio, earned critical acclaim, and he was honored with three Golden Ear awards by Earshot Jazz, recognizing the best of the Pacific Northwest jazz scene. His commissioned original work for the Oakland East Bay Symphony, Generations, Directions, which premiered in April 2012, features the journey of three generations of Filipino immigrants in North America. His latest recording, 2 Trios (2013) features a collection of unique improvisatory sketches with long-time Seattle collaboraters. A versatile player, Mr. Noriega currently works on a diverse set of projects and collaborates with artists from a wide range of musical backgrounds.
Earshot Jazz :: Publication
www.earshot.org, 1 Mar 2013 [cached]
Victor Noriega & Gust Burns – 2 Trios Project Earshot Jazz :: Publication
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Victor Noriega & Gust Burns - 2 Trios Project
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Pianists Victor Noriega and Gust Burns first crossed paths at the Port Townsend jazz camp in 1996 when they were both 17 years old. Now, 17 years later, they will celebrate the release of their joint recording 2 Trios at the Cellar in Vancouver, BC, on Sunday, March 3, and the Chapel Performance Space in Seattle on Tuesday, March 6.
The idea behind 2 Trios comes from the interplay between two different piano trios with the same bassist and percussionist. In 2010, Noriega and Burns selected bassist Jeff Johnson and percussionist Greg Campbell to join them in back-to-back sets at Gallery 1412 (formerly Polestar).
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After two successful shows at Gallery 1412, Noriega submitted a recording to the 2011 Jack Straw Artist Support Program. The award was used to create this 2 Trios recording.
Rather than play complete sets, Noriega and Burns swapped the piano seat during the recording session each time they had played two pieces.
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Noriega and Burns talked about the project at the Jack Straw Productions and Washington Composer Forum Composer Spotlight, February 13. "We were truly in the moment," Noriega said. "We had to draw on what was happening."
Burns said, "It's easy to play poorly without rehearsal. But this turned out well."
Noriega felt liberated by the approach. "There was no preparation, so there was nothing to mess up." Ten tracks of the sixteen recorded are included on the CD. All are first takes.
Noriega manipulates fragments of standard songs in new ways.
Pop/Rock/Jazz - Welcome Back, Victor ...
jeanlyonsmusic.com, 5 May 2014 [cached]
Pop/Rock/Jazz - Welcome Back, Victor Noriega!
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Pop/Rock/Jazz - Welcome Back, Victor Noriega!
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An award-winning pianist, composer and arranger, Mr. Noriega is an original voice in jazz. He has been a featured artist in such music festivals world-wide including the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, the Earshot Jazz Festival, the Bumbershoot Festival, the Filipino-American Jazz Festival, and the Philippine International Jazz Festival, and has performed in premier music and jazz venues in North America and other parts of the world. A versatile player, Mr. Noriega currently works on a diverse set of projects and collaborates with artists from a wide range of musical backgrounds.
Victor Noriega will be offering the following course at our school...please contact us with any inquiries or to register!
Pop/Rock/Jazz: Making the Music of Today Learn the quintessential skills of today's modern musician, including improvisation, applying theory to real music-making situations, developing a good feel/chops for every genre, and making music (jamming!) with others.
Victor Noriega
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Victor Noriega
Jack Straw Productions - Composer Spotlight
www.jackstraw.org, 24 July 2013 [cached]
Victor Noriega and Gust Burns
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VICTOR NORIEGA & GUST BURNS
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"2 Trios" is a recording project featuring pianists Victor Noriega and Gust Burns leading two separate ensembles with the same backing rhythm section of bassist Jeff Johnson and drummer/percussionist Greg Campbell.
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Victor and Gust will share the details of the unique process that brought this recording project together, and will also delve into the issues which were integral to "2 Trios"; spontaneity, preparation, synergy, the importance of contrast, and capturing pure improvisation.
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Victor Noriega is an award-winning pianist, composer and arranger. His three albums of original compositions and arrangements -- Stone's Throw (2004), Alay (2006), and Fenceless (2008) -- each recorded with his trio, earned critical acclaim, and Noriega was honored with three Golden Ear awards (2005 Emerging Artist of the Year, 2006 Instrumentalist of the Year, and 2006 Album of the Year for Alay) by Earshot Jazz, recognizing the best of the Pacific Northwest jazz scene.
Noriega has been a featured artist in music festivals world-wide including the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, the Earshot Jazz Festival, the Bumbershoot Festival, the Filipino-American Jazz Festival, and the Philippine International Jazz Festival, and has performed in premier music and jazz venues in North America and other parts of the world. A versatile player, Victor currently works on a diverse set of projects and collaborates with artists from a wide range of musical backgrounds.
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