Arrangeur, Composer, Bassist, Guitarist. Masters graduate from the Conservatory of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Has participated as producer and musical director with several artists on the scene of Latin jazz, world music and traditional Mexican music as well as in theater.

He has played in various projects with artists such as Paquito D'Rivera, Victor Mendoza, Narimbo, Ramon Valle, Benjamin Herman, Mariachi Tierra Caliente, among others.

At the international level has participated in important venues such as:

Duke Ellington Jazz Festival, Washington, DC, USA; Percussive Arts Society in Texas, USA, Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center, Washington DC, USA;

National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, South Africa, 9 th Seoul Drum Festival in Seoul, Korea, Shanghai Arts Festival, China; Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival, New York, USA; V International Conference of the Percussion in Ribaroja del Turia, Spain; Conservatory of Paris, France; Expo Zaragoza 2008, Spain.

Among his recent projects include: Paradigm Latin Jazz Ensemble, The Boat, The Mezcales, as well as his personal project The Mexican Spirit.

With the project "Mezcales", Humberto Albores´ artistic work continues to explore the possibilities of traditional Mexican music.

Humberto Albores Martinez

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