It is a series of works composed, arranged, produced and recorded by me in 2020. They are a kind of musical production exercise. Their goal was to familiarize myself and capture on the audio track, the sonorities that were of interest to me at the time. Jazz, Folk music from my country, as well as my knowledge of large format orchestration are some of the distinctive features of this album. Ableton Live 10, Protools 12, as well as different Kontakt banks, were the main production tools.
It is a series of songs composed, arranged and performed by me in 2019. The acoustic guitar is the main instrument within different formats. Different music such as jazz, flamenco and classical music are present as obvious influences in this series of works, grouped together by their primordial condition of wordless songs. Other instruments also compose the different arrangements such as charango, double bass, electric bass, all played by me; as well as some percussion instruments and some synthesizers. It is a studio album in its essence, composed of songs that are reminiscent of all the music I enjoy.
Directed by: Yoel InfanteScript: Yoel InfanteDuration:77 minutes
It was a project produced in 2021 for RTV Comercial. All the original music was composed by me. The formats of the main themes range from solo guitar to textures with synthesizers and symphonic orchestra.
Directed by: Yoel InfanteScript: Amilcar SalattiDuration: 83 minutes.
This is a feature film made in 2020 for RTV Comercial and Televisión Cubana. All the original music was composed by me. The themes rely mostly in electronic music and Cuban percussion instruments.
Directed by: Fernando TimossiScript: Fernando TimossiDuration: 108 min.
This is a feature film made in 2018 for RTV Comercial. I composed part of the original music. The present selection showcases exclusively my contributions to this project. I worked mainly with acoustic formats, guitar and piano as main instruments.
General direction: Fernando PerezDirection: Yoel InfanteScript: Amilcar SalattiDuration: 23 minutes.
This short film is part of a feature film made by ICAIC under the general direction of Fernando Perez in 2021. The feature film, called “Cuentos de un día más” comprises 6 different short films; “El y Ella” was one of them. The sonority of this soundtrack is strongly shaped by the work with samples of musical themes recorded in the 50’s, in order to reproduce the tone and essence of the Cuban popular dance music of that time.
Directed by: Yoel InfanteScript: Amilcar SalattiDuration: 30 minutes.
It is a short fiction film made in 2021. I composed the original soundtrack. Inspired by the story and the cinematographic aesthetics, I included elements of rock and jazz.
Directed by: Yoel InfanteScript: Alberto LubertaDuration: 23 minutes
Based on a short story by Julio Cortazar, it is a short film made in 2021. The aesthetic principles of both the musical work and the cinematography are those of Surrealism. The formats are mainly acoustic and the guitar, played by me, is the main instrument.
It is a 25 minutes short film produced by Cuban television made in 2021. The aesthetics of the music show elements of electronic, jazz, urban music and some Asian components justified by the story.
El Mito is a dance piece I composed in 2016 for Irene Rodriguez Dance Company. The dramaturgy is based on the philosophical thought exposed by Plato in Allegory of the Cave. Although it is a work composed for dance, it has a large extra musical programmatic component, almost cinematographic. Elements of Cuban Folklore, Flamenco, Jazz and Electronic music make up the aesthetics of the work. Each of the musical gestures is closely related to the visual components in the choreographic work. When I started creating the music, the choreography already existed and this determined the character and duration of each of the musical phrase.
It is a series of Beatles’ songs arranged and interpreted by me. More than a finished album with a speech and a concept, it is a series of harmony exercises where I experimented with different formats ranging from purely acoustic to electronic. Being songs by The Beatles, they have a special importance to my family and shaped my formation as a musician. There is also the fact that the singers in the covers are members of my family as well; I consider this to be a family album rather than an album with commercial purposes.