The internationally renowned competition based in Los Ángeles, the Akademia Music Awards, has just announced the musicians that will be officially awarded during the next Gala Event in California, 2019. Among them, Spanish composer Javier Pérez Garrido has won at the “Best Song: Instrumental/Ambiental” category for composing the symphonic fantasy based on the legendary and wild west Far West Fantasy.
One of the most prestigious composition competition of symphonic music for bands, the International Composition Contest 'Vila de Muro', has just declared winner the band work “Halloween Suite, Op.57” by composer and conductor Javier Pérez Garrido. Preceded by renowned artist based in New York Johan de Meij -winner of the 6th edition with “Fifty Shades of E”- Javier has already achieved to be one of the important personalities awarded by this competition.
There are many events that are emerging to honor the workers who fight risking their lives against the coronavirus pandemic. Among others, Pérez Garrido's symphonic work entitled Heroic Overture has been used during the "Homage to Heroes" by the Municipal Symphonic Band of Alicante and the Alicante City Council or the "Tribute to Musicians" (who performed online during the confinement) by Department of Culture of the Cartagena City Council and the "Entre Cuerdas y Metales" music contest. Thanks to everybody for fighting against the virus!
This new CD recording shows a careful selection of wind band music works by Javier Pérez Garrido. This wonderful project has been recorded by the Spanish Navy Band under the baton of Commander Jaime Enguídanos.
The Spanish Navy Band under the baton of Commander Jaime Enguídanos will be recording the first monographic CD of Pérez Garrido music next month.