May 9, 2017Next album, "Alcanza" available for pre-order on iTunes!Alcanza, a nine movement suite written for Rhizome (voice, guitar, strings, piano, bass, drums and electronics). The music provides a view of the world as seen through the eyes of a stranger; dealing with the process of searching for our own path and the ways in which we react to those unexpected, confounding life events that ultimately shape who we are. Alcanza aims to reflect the beauty, frustrations and paradoxes of life, reminding us of the importance of always reaching for everything in life that brings us joy and love.
Alcanza (the Spanish word for “reach”) has been made possible with support from Chamber Music America’s 2014 New Jazz Works: Commissioning and Ensemble Development program funded through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
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June 25, 2014Downbeat PollIt's an honor to be included in a list with such brilliant pianists. I admire and respect them all. A very humble thank you.READ MORE...
June 4, 2014scores and sheet music available todaySheet music from Rhizome and Personalities Available today! Please go to the STORE section of www.fabianalmazan.com to buy your sheet music today!READ MORE...
March 18, 2014Rhizome out today!!Completely ready to share the music with everyone!READ MORE...
October 17, 2013RHIZOME PROJECTThank you to everyone who uploaded a picture to http://www.rhizomeproject.com/home-eng.phpREAD MORE...
October 15, 2011PragueHad a great experience in Prague playing the piano part and observing how Terence and George worked together during the recording for "Red Tails," a George Lucas film.
September 20, 2011Sundance 2011Will be attending the prestigious 2011 Sundance Composers Lab and will have the honor to work with director Yolanda Cruz .READ MORE...
February 18, 2011Heroes of Make BelieveBryan and the Aardvarks CD Release "Heroes of Make Believe". I am very happy to announce that this CD is available for you. I am very proud to have performed on and co-produced this CD with a group of guys that I love as people and musicians. Hope you enjoy.READ MORE...
December 6, 20102010 Brandon Fradd AwardThe Cintas Foundation announced Fabian Almazan as the winner for the 2010 Brandon Fradd Award in Music Composition. The 2010 jury for the prestigious Brandon Fradd Award in Music Composition included Roger Bourland, Professor and Chair of the Music Department at University of California, Los Angeles; Richard Danielpour, Composer and Professor at the Curtis Institute of Music and the Manhattan School of Music, New York City and Raul Murciano, Jr., Program Director at the Frost School of Music, University of Miami. The award, named after Brandon Fradd managing director of Apollo Medical Partners, generously funded the endowment for the fellowship in music composition, which is now an annual fellowship. Past music fellows include Sergio Barroso, Mario Bauza (known as the father of AfroCuban jazz), Jose Bernardo, Aldo Rafael Forte, Julian Orbon, Tania Leon and Orlando Jacinto Garcia.READ MORE...
May 19, 2010Just WrightFox Searchlight Picture released "Just Wright", a film starting Queen Latifah and Common, directed by Sanaa Hamri in which the Fabian Almazan composition "H.U.G.s" is performed on screen by the Terence Blanchard Group (Fabian Almazan on piano, Kendrick Scott on drums and Ben Street on bass)READ MORE...
August 24, 2009ChoicesHappy to announce that Terence Blanchard's new recording "Choices" is out!READ MORE...