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Grammy-winning Pianist, Arranger and Conductor OCTAVIO BRUNETTI studied piano in his home town Rosario, Argentina. Before graduated, he was already performing a variety of music styles. But his love for the tango prevailed and soon he was playing with many of Argentina’s most important tango musicians and singers, such as Alberto Castillo, Eladia Blazquez, Ruben Juarez, Domingo Federico, Rodolfo Mederos, Osvaldo Piro, Atilio Stampone.
In 2004 he moved to the United States, where his participation in New York’s International Tango Competition won him two first prizes: Best Solo Pianist and Best Duo.
He now successfully tours with his own band, the Octavio Brunetti Quintet, and is one of the most sought after tango pianists of our times. His recordings include “Soledad” by Astor Piazzolla with world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma (“Appassionato” by Sony BMG-Classical), and Grammy Award Winning CD “Te amo Tango” with Raul Jaurena, “Tango Conversations with Adam Tully. He has performed with the Panam Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta del Tango de Cordoba, Mr. Yo-Yo Ma at the International Tango Conference at Harvard, Cambridge, Urban Tango Trio at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan.
In December 2008 he participated in the recording of the Original Soundtrack Music for the last Francis Ford Coppola’s movie “TETRO” composed by Osvaldo Golijov.
In December 2009 he was invited to conduct the Orquesta del Tango de Cordoba, Argentina.