Ernán López-Nussa

Ernan Lopez Nussa is distinguished within the musical sphere as one of the most remarkable pianist throughout the world. Thanks to a rigorous academic formation and very intense professional experience, he has achieved the maturity which is usual among consecrated people.

His deep sensitiveness takes root in Cuban and Afrocuban musical traditions, European classics and contemporary music, including all his way of expressions. This allows Ernán in an authentic manner to combine rhythm and beauty, style and lyricism, fusion and purity, which is a real contribution into the Jazz panorama in our days.

Ernán López Nussa has created works that, because of its melodic richness, harmonic atmosphere, cadence, the charming of its themes and the intelligent use of expressive devices , virtuosity and technique, become unforgettable , and belong already to the Cuban , American and international repertory.

Among the stages visited by Ernán López Nussa it could be mentioned the Ronnie Scott’s, London, New Morning, Paris, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Museum of Art, Los Angeles, Teatro Municipal of Rio de Janeiro, Camarín del Carmen , Bogotá, Teresa Carreño, Caracas; Luna Park, Buenos Aires, New Morning, Geneva, Jazz a la Martinique, Fort de France and Fujiyama Jazz Festival, Japan, among others.

Countries such as E.U., Spain, Argentina, Uruguay, Italy, Germany, Peru, Surinam, Martinica, Holland, Venezuela, Mexico, Brazil, Greece, Great Britain, Japan and some others have witnessed his unforgettable performances accompanied by a great quartet of young Cuban musicians, who have been also endowed by God’s talent.

Critics have pointed him as one of the greatest pianist in ours days. These are some commentaries:

“...His enormous sound, stunning technique, ample expressive range and apparently encyclopedic knowledge of several forms of jazz, Afro Cuban and classical music were bound to galvanize even American listeners who barely had heard of him...” -- Howard Reich: Chicago Tribune. USA

“You listen to him with pleasure and you vibrate with his music. There is no doubt that in front of the piano there is the major pianist.” -- Roy Ayers, USA

“I’m not surprise for what he has done tonight. I listened to him in London some years ago, and I knew by sure he will get to the place he is now. I feel really impressed” -- Pete King, Great Britain