Ian Alihuen Elizondo
Worldwide Sax Alliance (WSA) & JazzDayGermany presents Ian Alihuen Elizondo vor
Ian Alihuen Elizondo born in the city of Necochea (province of Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a bass player, composer and improviser based in Maldonado, Uruguay.
He studied image and sound design career at the UBA (University of Buenos Aires).
At the same time, he developed his career as an independent musician studying guitar and composition with Sergio Crotti, and instrumental development and improvisation with Santiago Beis. In 2015, in Montevideo, Uruguay, he formed "Domus jazz" an independent record label and artist’s collective with renowned local jazz musicians.
In 2016, Ian recorded his first project entitled "Motifs" developing into improvisation and patterned music with his “Fourteto Alihuen” integrated by Juan Ibarra (drums), Antonino Resstuccia (double bass), and Santiago Beis (piano and saxophone).
In 2017, he recorded an improvisation and instant composition album with Ignacio Correa (bass), Mateo Ottonello (drums), Santiago Beis (piano, synthesizers), and Ziv Taubenfeld (bass clarinet). In the same year, he started to study double bass and played in several projects.
As a bass player he recorded an album with Santiago Beis (flute and soprano sax), which is in mastering process. In 2018, he recorded "Este y el otro" a double album with Manuel Ojeda (guitar) and Damian Taveira (drums). In 2019, he recorded "Wanderlust" Patricia Lopez album (sax, flute, composition).
Worldwide Sax Alliance (WSA) & JazzDayGermanyWorldwide Sax Alliance (WSA)
We present our international collaboration with the WSA. Through this partnership, we aim to build a cultural bridge between Latin American, European and American artists by creating a professional alliance for promotional, communicative and future face-to-face activities, creating additional sources of income for musicians in these difficult times.
The Worldwide Sax Alliance (WSA) is an international organization founded at the beginning of the pandemic (2020) by Uruguayan saxophonist Patricia Lopez. Based in Montevideo, WSA aims to promote and support the work of outstanding musicians of all instruments and musical genres.
Thanks to our active presence in social networks, constant dissemination and joint work, the WSA and JazzDayGermany attract the attention of connoisseurs, enthusiasts, journalists and professional musicians from all over the world, strengthening our mutual collaboration and confirming that "The alliance between musicians is the energy that moves us".
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