Florencia Gonzalez
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Florencia Gonzalez

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"Ultrapositivo"2003, Obligado Records, "Con los pies en la Tierra" 2001, Obligado Records


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Jazz and classical saxophone performer, composer and arranger. Born in Montevideo and started her musical studies at the age of 6. She studied classical saxophone in the “Universidad de la Republica Oriental del Uruguay” and in the “Conservatorio Municipal de Musica” while studying jazz improvisation with the Cuban sax player Nicolas Reinoso and arranging with the Cuban Orlando Tamargo. After graduated continues studies of jazz and classical music in Buenos Aires (Argentina), studying jazz improvisation with Carlos Lastra and Ricardo Cavalli, classical saxophone with Maria Noel Luzardo, and arranging with “Pollo” Raffo. In 2003 she enters to the National Symphonic Orchestra of Uruguay, and to the Canelones City Hall Orchestra. She had also been performing a lot of different styles in a variety of groups (jazz, tango, bossa nova, rock, pop, funk, candombe, etc) and acting as a music educator in various High Schools and Music Schools. In 2004 she entered to Berklee College of Music, where she graduated in a dual Major in Performance and Jazz Composition. Having studied with George Garzone, Joe Lovano, Hall Crook, Ed Tomassi, Ken Pullig and Greg Hopkins and Charlie Banacos among others.
Now, continues performing and teaching around the New York and Boston and Boston area.