Sofia Ribeiro & Juan Ospina

Sofia Ribeiro & Juan Ospina

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With over a decade of collaboration on various musical projects, Portuguese singer Sofia Ribeiro and multi-talented Colombian musician Juan Andrés Ospina share a rich artistic history. Their partnership has led to the creation of Sofia Ribeiro’s albums “Ar” (2012), “Mar Sonoro” (2016), and “Lunga” (2019), projects in which Juan Andrés not only played the piano but also managed the musical production and arrangements. Similarly, the albums “Mil e uma cores” (2012) and “Casa” (2021) showcase their collaboration, with Juan Andrés contributing to the recording and production of several tracks. Since 2019, both have been faculty members at Circlesongs, a vocal improvisation event led by the legendary Bobby McFerrin, which brings together around 200 international singers each year. Together, Sofia and Juan Andrés have taught vocal improvisation workshops in Spain, Colombia, Portugal, and the United States, in addition to performing hundreds of concerts, either as a duo or with a full band in more 15 countries.

With a professional trajectory spanning over twenty years and a discography of more than ten solo albums, Sofia Ribeiro has established herself as a world authority in vocal improvisation. She has shared the stage with prominent musicians from various corners of the globe and performed at renowned venues and festivals across Europe, the United States, and Latin America. Currently, she balances her concert career with her band and the teaching of vocal improvisation workshops, enchanting audiences and students alike with her talent and charisma.

Juan Andrés Ospina, a Colombian musician known for his versatility and extensive international career across a variety of musical genres and contexts, has made a name for himself as a producer, arranger, composer, singer, pianist, educator, multi-instrumentalist, comedian, and online content creator. He has solidified his reputation as a multifaceted artist in the music scene, collaborating with artists of the caliber of Bobby McFerrin, Paquito D’Rivera, Karol G, Sofia Ribeiro, Marta Gómez, the WDR Big Band, Michael League, his brother Nicolás Ospina, and many others.

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