Jorge’s career started at the age of 13 when a singer ask him to play the bass on her tour. Since then, Jorge has never stopped being involved in music, not only performing but also teaching and producing. Even tough he started playing the bass, he has played many different instruments from around the world. His specialty are flutes and string instruments. His passion for world music took him to work with great musicians of all traditions and to study with great masters till today. He studied at the National Conservatory “Lopez Buchardo” (Argentina), Mannes School of Music (NY USA), Indian music with G.S. Sachdev and Aashish Khan, Japanese ZEN Shakuhachi music with R. Nyogetsu Reishin Seldin Sensei ( Ki Sui An dojo in N.Y.) and Kurahashi Yoshio Sensei ( Mujuan dojo in Kyoto).
At the same time, Jorge became one of New York’s most versatile session players. Notable artists that he has worked with include: Astor Piazzolla, Mercedes Sosa, Jorge Dalto, Richie Havens, Peter Erskine and Robert Thomas Jr. (from Weather Report), Amit Chatterjee, Aashish Khan, Nyogetsu Seldin, Glen Velez, Nexus, Diane Krall, Trichy Sankaran, Paul Horn, Roberto Perera, Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Laraaji, Guillherme Franco, Randy Crafton, Bridges, Badal Roy, Leon Gieco, Alejandro Lerner, Jose Jose, Yaya Diallo, Beaver Chief, Steven Halpern, Fushu Daiko and many others . As a soloist Jorge, has recorded many cd’s of world music, both as a player and a producer. He recently performed for His Holiness the 14th DALAI LAMA of Tibet. www.jorgealfano.comSource: sivanandayogaranch.secure.retreat.guru
May 24 - 27, 2019 (4 days)