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Yorgis Goiricelaya / Bio

Yorgis Goiricelaya Martinez was born in the province of Colon in Matanzas , Cuba . He started his musical career in Cuba at the age of eight, playing the piano. At the age of 10 he joined local Cuban bands for 2 years. Yorgis later relocated to Costa Rica where he continued his pursuit of a musical career. In 1997 he began to perform with professional local groups in Costa Rica . A year later, he began to perform with major local artists as a bassist, later as a pianist as well.
In December of 2005, Yorgis relocated to Miami performing with an array of pretigious groups such as Albita, Rey Ruiz, Luis Enrique, Issac Delgado, Luis Boffil, El Tumbao; Jazz groups such with Carlos Averhoff (Irakere), Hilario Bell etc. As a bassist, he has recorded with salsa star Rey Ruiz. He also worked with the legendary Grammy winner Albita Rodriguez as a pianist and writer in her live CD, Lena . Other artists he has worked with include Alejandro Sanz, Miles Pena, Marvin Diz, Los Del Rio, Braily Ramos, etc.
He has participated with important Latin musical figures such as: Oscar D’ Leon, Albita, Rey Ruiz, David Bisbal, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Luis Enrique, Arturo Sandoval, Paquito D'Rivera, Franco de Vita, Celia Cruz, La India, Jose Alberto el Canario, Chucho Valdes, Carlos del Puerto Jr, Ignacio Berroa, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Amaury Gutierrez, Ana Barbara, Johnny Ventura, Julio Sabala, Lena, Manolin (el medico de la salsa), Puerto Rican Power, Lucrecia, Habana Abierta, Barullo, Francisco Cespedes and others, projecting his youthful talent, experience and professionalism of international caliber!

General Info

Band Members
Hilario Bell, Livan Mesa, Robert Vilera, William Paredes, Osvaldo Fleites, Hery Paz
Artist Name
Yorgis Goiricelaya
Home Page
Active Since
Jazz / Latin Jazz / Salsa

Contact Info

Miami, FL
Yorgis Goiricelaya 786-712-1553 yorgismusic@yahoo.com