Michel Camilo

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Birthday
4, 1954
Birthplace
Dominican Republic
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
4, 1954 (age 65)
Birthplace
Dominican Republic

About

Musician and composer who was a master of jazz, Latin, and classical piano.

Before Fame

He studied at the National Conservatory for 13 years where he came under the influence of bop and contemporary jazz.

Trivia

He provided the soundtrack for Amo Tu Cama Rica, Los Peores Años de Nuestra Vida, and numerous other Spanish-language films.

Family Life

His parents originally gave him an accordion, but it was his grandparents' piano that really sparked his interest.

Associated With

He was influenced by such artists as Chick Corea, Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson, Art Tatum, and Keith Jarrett.