José André Montaño
11-year-old José André Montaño is a jazz pianist and composer born in Cochabamba, Bolivia. He taught himself how to play the piano from a very young age. His playful and inspired compositions bridge jazz, rock, blues, bossa nova, Latin American folklore, and world music. He is a musician who flavours his tunes with Latin rhythms and jazz harmonies with amazing speed and accuracy.
Despite his very young age he has already delighted audiences at many prestigious festivals and concert halls across the Americas including the Kennedy Centre in Washington DC and the World Bank among others. He has also performed in Italy, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, and Colombia.