Chano Domínguez is one of the most famous jazz pianists and composers. His singular work is defined by its flamenco origins.
In more than 40 years of career he has dazzled all types of public, including others musicians who cover both the world of jazz and flamenco.
His interpretive talent is highly sought after for his authentic integration of the jazz and flamenco traditions, working with a wide range of colleagues such as Paco de Lucía, Enrique Morente, Jorge Pardo, Carles Benavent, Martirio, Wynton Marsalis, Paquito d'Rivera, Jack DeJohnette, Herbie Hancock, Jerry González, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Michel Camino, Chucho Valdés, Joe Lovano and George Mraz, among others.
Chano has achieved an unusual integration between the rhythms and languages of jazz and flamenco, creating a unique style that places him among the best musicians that practice this art form. Internationally acclaimed, he has influenced and changed the history of flamenco-jazz.
His music has been performed by different ensembles and orchestras such as Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, WDR Cologne Big Band, Orquesta Nacional de España, Orquesta Nacional de Latvia, Chamber Orchestra of Vallés and National Orchestra of Costa Rica.
In 2016 he was nominated for his fourth Grammy, this one for a Latin Grammy for his latest release, "Blessed." This recording features Chano as a producer, composer and pianist with his favorite "cantaor" Blas Córdoba alias "El Kejio".
Chano is also an experienced educator, available for master classes, workshops and residencies. Previously he has been a professor at the Taller de Músics de Barcelona, the Conservatory of Music in Bogotá, the Julliard School in New York and in the School of Music of the University of Washington, among others.
Chano currently lives in New York, where Sunnyside Records just released their new solo piano album Over the Rainbow.