Fernando Barranco Collection

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SPANISH

Estos discos son de la coleccion personal de Fernando Barranco Gutierrez quien junto con Francisco Mondragon Rio y Jose Luis Chagoyan integraban Semanforash, un trio de jazz Mexicano de finales de los años 70 y principio de los 80.

Fernando nacio en Monclova Coahuila en 1954. En 1967 ingresa al Conservatorio Nacional de Mexico y despues en 1975 estudia en las academias de Kenny Clarke y Dante Agostini. Tambien tuvo la fortuna de estudiar con Ed Blackwell en Nueva York.

Con Semanforash no solo toco en Mexico sino tambien en Alemania donde residen por un tiempo en 1979 haciendo un sinnumero de presentaciones de las cuales algunas se grabaron en vivo. Tambien toco al lado de musicos como Steve Potts en Paris y Don Cherry en su paso por Mexico.

Fernando murio en 1986 a la edad de 32 años.

Esta coleccion esta dedicada a su memoria y todavia no esta completa

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ENGLISH

Personal vinyl collection of Fernando Barranco Gutierrez drummer of Semanforash, a Mexican jazz trio from the late 70's an early 80's formed with Francisco Mondragon and Jose Luis Chagoyan.

Fernando was born in Monclova Coahuila Mexico in 1954. In 1967 he entered the National Conservatory of Mexico. Later on he studied at the Kenny Clarke and Dante Agostini Academies and with Ed Blackwell in New York.

With Semanforash not only he played in Mexico but also in Germany were the trio resided for some time playing extensively and making some live recordings. He also played with musicians like Steve Potts in Paris and with Don Cherry during a series of concerts in Mexico in 1976.

He died in 1986 at the age of 32.

This collection is dedicated to his memory.