Biography

Arturo Sandoval is a Cuban American jazz trumpeter, pianist and composer.

Sandoval, while still in Cuba, was influenced by jazz musicians Charlie Parker, Clifford Brown, and Dizzy Gillespie, finally meeting Gillespie later in 1977. Gillespie became a mentor and colleague, playing with Sandoval in concerts in Europe and Cuba and later featuring him in the United Nations Orchestra. Sandoval defected while touring with Gillespie in 1990, and he became a naturalized citizen in 1998.

His life was the subject of the film For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story (2000), starring Andy García. Sandoval has won ten Grammy Awards and been nominated nineteen times; he has also received six Billboard Awards and one Emmy Award.

On August 8, 2013, President Barack Obama announced that Sandoval would receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Arturo Sandoval is a Cuban American jazz trumpeter, pianist and composer.

Sandoval, while still in Cuba, was influenced by jazz musicians Charlie Parker, Clifford Brown, and Dizzy Gillespie, finally meeting Gillespie later in 1977. Gillespie became a mentor and colleague, playing with Sandoval in concerts in Europe and Cuba and later featuring him in the United Nations Orchestra. Sandoval defected while touring with Gillespie in 1990, and he became a naturalized citizen in 1998.

His life was the subject of the film For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story (2000), starring Andy García. Sandoval has won ten Grammy Awards and been nominated nineteen times; he has also received six Billboard Awards and one Emmy Award.

On August 8, 2013, President Barack Obama announced that Sandoval would receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Personal Info

Known For Sound

Gender Male

Known Credits 18

Birthday 1949-11-06

Place of Birth Artemisa, Cuba

Official Site http://arturosandoval.com/

Also Known As

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Sound TV ShowsMovies

2019 Richard Jewell Original Music Composer
2018 The Mule Original Music Composer
2016 Ride Along 2 Musician
2015 Underdog Kids Original Music Composer
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Musician
2014 1000 To 1 Original Music Composer
2013 I'm in Love with a Church Girl Musician
2013 The Lone Ranger Musician
2013 At Middleton Original Music Composer
2011 Rango Musician
2002 Big Trouble Musician
2000 For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story Musician Original Music Composer
1995 The Perez Family Original Music Composer

Acting

2014 Dr John . feat.Arturo Sandoval & Sarah Morrow -Live At Avio Session Basel as trumpet
2014 Brownie Speaks
2001 Dizzy Gillespie & The United Nations Orchestra as trumpet & flugelhorn
2000 For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story as Funcionario
1989 A Night In Havana: Dizzy Gillespie In Cuba as Trumpet
1989 Dizzy Gillespie: Live at the Royal Festival Hall as Himself

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