Alejandro Toledo (musician)

Alejandro Toledo (born in Cordoba, Argentina on 4 January 1977), is a composer, saxophonist, and ethnomusicologist based in the United Kingdom.[1][2][3][4] He has received various awards including the Evo Music Rooms award for one of the best upcoming artists in the UK. He has also been featured on various TV shows including The Rob Brydon Show.[5][6][7]

Alejandro Toledo
Background information
Born (1977-01-04) 4 January 1977
Córdoba, Argentina
Occupation(s)Saxophonist, Composer
Years active2008–present
Websitewww.alejandrotoledomusic.com

Career

In 2010, Toledo was selected by Channel 4's Evo Music Rooms as one of the UK's best unsigned artists,[8][9] and he went on to perform with Faithless and Audio Bullys on a televised program hosted by Edith Bowman.[10][11][12][13] In 2011, he appeared on the Rob Brydon's BBC2 Christmas special alongside Noel Fielding, Sarah Harding, Rhys Darby, and Angelos Epithemiou.[14][15] In 2013 he was awarded a PhD in music performance from Goldsmiths, University of London for his thesis entitled "World Music, Creative Reinterpretation, and the East Moldavian Roma Tradition" [16][17][18][19][20]

Discography

Studio albums

Title Album details
Full Attack, With Sudden Defences - Released: 4 February 2009[21][22]
1001 - Released: 25 December 2016[23][24][25]
  • Label: Framevolution, Comparsa
  • Formats: Vinyl, CD, digital download

Television

Year Title Notes
2010 Evo Music Rooms Music Competition winner[26][27]
2011 The Rob Brydon Show House Band[28][29]

See also

References

  1. "Songlines Magazine Issue 117". Songlines (117): 9. Retrieved 29 May 2016.
  2. "Alejandro Toledo and the Magic Tombolinos at Womad". World Music UK.
  3. "Bob Dylan Birthday Tribute Concert at Gate To Southwell". UK Festival Guide.
  4. Alejandro Toledo (9 January 2014). "Davide Lufrano Chaves obituary". the Guardian.
  5. British World Music Groups: Afro Celt Sound System, Red Box, Transglobal Underground, Adiemus, 3 Mustaphas 3, Jesus Loves You, Osibisa. 2010. ISBN 9781155164557.
  6. Perry, Chris (2016). British World Music Groups: Afro Celt Sound System, Red Box, Transglobal Underground, Adiemus, 3 Mustaphas 3, Jesus Loves You, Osibisa. Kaleidoscope Publishing; 2nd Revised ed. edition. ISBN 978-1900203609.
  7. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-04-08. Retrieved 2016-03-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. "Evo Music Rooms". BFI. Retrieved 2016-07-01.
  9. "Fiat's New Evo Music Rooms Series Begins On Channel 4". Carpages.co.uk. 2010-04-08. Retrieved 2016-07-01.
  10. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-11. Retrieved 2014-01-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  11. "Fiat's New Evo Music Rooms Series Begins On Channel 4". www.carpages.co.uk.
  12. "Evo Music Rooms". Archived from the original on 2010-12-11.
  13. "BBC Two - The Rob Brydon Show, Christmas Special 2011". Bbc.co.uk. 2011-12-24. Retrieved 2016-07-01.
  14. "The Rob Brydon Show (2010–2012) : Episode #2.8". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2016-07-01.
  15. "BBC Two - The Rob Brydon Show, Christmas Special 2011". Bbc.co.uk. 2011-12-24. Retrieved 2016-07-01.
  16. "Browse by Goldsmiths authors: Toledo, Alejandro - Goldsmiths Research Online". Research.gold.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-07-01.
  17. "Academics". City University. Retrieved 2016-07-01.
  18. 22:00 (2011-03-20). "BBC Radio London - The Late Show with Joanne Good, With Alejando and the Magic Tombolinos and Tallulah Rendall". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-07-01.
  19. "Alejandro Toledo & The Magic Tombolinos: UK Tour – World Music Network – Live Music". Worldmusic.net. 2012-01-18. Archived from the original on 2014-01-07. Retrieved 2016-07-01.
  20. "Full Attack, with Sudden Defences". Amazon.
  21. "Works". Air Management.
  22. "World Music Charts March 2016". World Music. Archived from the original on 2016-08-20. Retrieved 2016-06-12.
  23. "CFOU 89,1 FM's Charts" (PDF). CFOU Radio.
  24. "1001". Discogs.
  25. "Music Rooms". BFI.
  26. "Mercury Marvels". This Is The West Country.
  27. "The Rob Brydon Show". RadioTimes.
  28. "The Rob Brydon Show Christmas Special". BBC.


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