BIOGRAPHY

Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Giovanni started his musical career since he was 8 years old studying at the Conservatory of Music of Guadalajara.In 1999, he moved to Mexico City where he participated in projects by renowned jazz musicians such as Victor Patrón, Mario Patrón, Roberto Arballo "Betuco" Enrique Nery, Agustín Bernal, Héctor Infanzón, Cristóbal López, Mark Aanderud, Pepe Hernández and Eugenio Toussaint, to name a few.A very talented musician who has performed in tours throughout Mexico, United States, Europe, Central and South America with many internationally renowned pop stars such as Alejandro Fernández - Tour VIENTO A FAVOR, Ricardo Arojana–his last 5 tours among them the most recent one CIRCO SOLEDAD, Juan Gabriel, Lila Downs, Cristian Castro, Francisco Céspedes, Emmanuel y Mijares (twor amigos), Ricardo Montaner, David Bustamante, Sebastián Yatra, Filippa Giordano, Ha-Ash, Belanova and Eugenia Leon.As a session musician he has also participated in live DVD productions: Alejandro Fernández, México-Madrid en directo y sin escalas; Ricardo Arjona, Metamorfosis World Tour; Kalimba, Homenaje a las grandes canciones vol. 2; María José, Tour Amante de lo Ajeno Auditorio Nacional; Víctor García, en vivo Teatro Metropolitan; Belanova, Canciones para la luna; David Bustamante, en directo Teatro de la Ciudad.And could not be missed by his extraordinary musicality by playing a role in projects with recognized international musicians, including festivals and jazz clubs around the world. Among such artists are Brandon Fields, Makoto Ozone, Luis Salinas, Oscar Stagnaro, Alain Pérez, Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Osmany Paredes, Chano Domínguez, Giovanni Hidalgo, Brian Lynch, Axel Tosca, No Pals, Otmaro Ruiz, Marco Mendoza and Hans Glawischnig.Giovanni Figueroa is currently endorsed by Tama Drums, Diril Cymbals, Aquarian Drumheads, Haram Drumsticks, Ultimate Ears, GR Percussion, Humes & Berg Cases.

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