Biography:
 
JOSÉ PINO
Guitarist, Composer, Arranger, Lecturer  |  Master of Arts in Music Theory and Composition

International artist, born in 1982 in Quito, Ecuador, lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland. Founder of the independent music label La casa de nadie. Pino’s works take on multiple forms such as installation works, on-stage performances, singer-songwriter and concert pieces. He composes time sculptures with field recordings and digital generated structures, and operates an architectural reconstruction of the audiovisual phenomenon.

 

In recent years, his works are shown across the world at international festivals and museums including Annecy International Animation Film Festival [France], Zentrum für Kunst und Medien ZKM Karlsruhe [Germany], Monaco Electroacoustique [Principality of Monaco], Ming Contemporary Art Museum McaM [Shanghai, China], Casa de la Música, Casa Humboldt, Alianza Francesa [Ecuador], Baptist University Kai Tak Campus [Hong Kong], Christiania, Nakkefestival Musiker [Denmark], Primavera en La Habana, XIV festival internacional de música electroacústica y electrónica [Cuba], Zurich University of the Arts ZHdK, Estival Jazz Lugano, Locarno Film Festival [Switzerland].

The Conservatorio Mozarte Quito, where he teaches Electroacoustic Composition, awarded José Pino two honorary diplomas as music educator and art director [2013, 2014].

Discography:
 
Mama América, Quemando Palabras, Album, 2010 (arrangements)

El Viaje, Sixe, Album, 2014 (guitar, compositions)

De la muerte y de otras cosas, Quemando Palabras, Album, 2015 (guitar, arrangements)

Detrás del espejo, Stalin Gonzales, Album, 2016 (featured guitar)

Cangrejo Capitán, José Pino, Single, La casa de nadie, 2015 (singer-songwriter, production)

Aida, José Pino, Single, La casa de nadie, 2016 (singer-songwriter, production)

Parallele Welten – Live in Zürich, Album, La casa de nadie, 2020 (electroacoustic composition, production)

José Pino & Sebastián Córdoba, EP, La casa de nadie, 2020 (guitar, composition, production)

Metamorfo, José Pino alias Dudu Alvear, Single, La casa de nadie, 2022 (composition, production)

Sand, José Pino alias Dudu Alvear, Single, La casa de nadie, 2022 (composition, production)

Llueve, José Pino Trio, Single, La casa de nadie, 2022 (guitar, composition, production)