ArtistInfo Logo  ArtistInfo

Artist Portrait

Arturo O'Farrill

p, *1960 US, Mexico City
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz and Latin

Arturo O'Farrill (born June 22, 1960) is a jazz musician, the son of Latin jazz musician, arranger and bandleader Chico O'Farrill, and current pianist, composer, and director for the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. He is best known for his contributions to contemporary Latin jazz, (more specifically Afro-Cuban jazz,) having received two Grammy Awards and four Grammy nominations for his work in the genre, though he has also trained in other musical forms such as free jazz and even experimented briefly with hip hop.

  • Piano
  • Electric piano
  • Organ
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • Hip-Hop/Rap
Popular Tracks   
Un Poco Loco on Un Poco Loco by Arturo O'Farrill
Bebochicochuchoturo on BeboChicoChuchoTuro by Arturo O'Farrill & Chucho Valdés
Para Los Rumberos on Virtual Birdland by Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Despedida: Ensayo Silencio on …dreaming in lions… by Arturo O'Farrill
Bemba Y Tablao on Fandango at the Wall in New York by Arturo O'Farrill
Dreaming In Lions: How I Love on …dreaming in lions… by Arturo O'Farrill
Despedida: Del Mar on …dreaming in lions… by Arturo O'Farrill
Cielito Lindo on Fandango at the Wall in New York by Arturo O'Farrill
BeboChicoChuchoTuro on Fandango at the Wall in New York by Arturo O'Farrill
In a Sentimental Mood on Live in Brooklyn by Arturo O'Farrill

Track list and 30sec audio provided by

Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Familia (Tribute To Bebo + Chico)Arturo O'Farrill, Chucho Valdés2017Album
Cuba: The Conversation ContinuesArturo O'Farrill & Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra2015Album
The Offense Of The DrumArturo O'Farrill & Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra2014Album
Final Night At BirdlandArturo O'Farrill And Chico O'Farrill And His Orchestra2013Album
PucusanaGabriel Alegria, The Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet With Russell Ferrante & Arturo O'Farrill2010Album
Risa NegraArturo O'Farrill2009Album
Song For ChicoArturo O'Farrill And Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra2008Album
Live In BrooklynArturo O'Farrill2005Album
The Jim Seeley / Arturo O’Farrill QuintetJim Seeley, Arturo O'Farrill2005Album
Una Noche Inolvidable (An Unforgettable Night)Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra With Arturo O'Farrill2005Album
Blood LinesArturo O'Farrill1999Album
ArtistInfo App
ArtistInfo for iOS and ArtistInfo for Mac are presenting musicians, composers and producers that are envolved in the musical work that you are listening to in Apple Music, iTunes, or Spotify. Discover new music via the network among artists. Manage your favorite musicians and albums via iCloud and share recommendations with your friends via email, AirDrop, or Social Media.

App Store Logo     Mac App Store Logo

To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership.
Universal Link:
ArtistInfo Community
Most seen topics within ArtistInfo:

Top 10 Artists    Top 20 Albums
What others are currently looking for:

Recent Artists    Recent Albums

ArtistInfo Logo ArtistInfo by Metason © 2015-2020 Metason Logo