Six GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY awards, more than 25 nominations, 15 Billboard chart topping songs, and more than 10 ASCAP awards are more than enough to show the tremendous impact Julio Reyes Copello has had on the Latin music industry through almost two decades. The ability of producer, pianist, arranger, and composer Julio Reyes Copello to transform the complex spectrum of human emotions into melodies and songs has allowed him to work effectively through all musical genres and languages with remarkable mastery, intensity, and grace.
It’s been 20 years since the Colombian producer decided to move to Miami, and he has had the opportunity to write, record, and produce songs and albums for several of the most important artists in Europe (Alejandro Sanz, Malú, Pablo Alborán – Spain, Florent Pagny – France, Reamonn – Germany, Il Divo, Natasha Bedingfield – UK, Laura Pausini – Italy), United States (Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Taylor Dayne), Canada (Nelly Furtado), and Latin America (Ricky Martin, Kany Garcia, Chayanne – Puerto Rico, Diego Torres – Argentina, Alexandre Pires – Brazil, Alejandro Fernandez, Thalia, Paulina Rubio – Mexico, Fonseca, Andrés Cepeda – Colombia, Mariana Vega – Venezuela).
His projects also include composing, arranging and recording the soundtrack for the virtual experience MARS 2030 (NASA, Fusion and N-Vidia), conducting and recording the London Symphony Orchestra twice, writing the soundtrack for American TV series Hawthorne (produced by Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, Sony Pictures), producing and arranging the music for the visit of Pope Francis to Colombia in 2017, as well as writing his own pieces for piano.
Julio Reyes Copello found his passion for music at an early age. He studied at the Javeriana University in Bogota, where he was also a professor and later was awarded a full scholarship from University of Miami to obtain a Masters degree in Media Writing & Production, where he held the position of Teaching Assistant graduating with honors. In 2000, producer Jorge Calandrelli chose him to work on the orchestration of the songs included in the Christmas in Vienna album, “Our Favorite Things”, with Placido Domingo, Tony Bennett, Vanessa Williams, Charlotte Church and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, and ever since Reyes Copello has only garnered ascending success and respect, which have brought him to become one of the busiest producers of the market today. In 2013, Julio Reyes Copello established his own recording studio – Miami Art House – which has become not only his working place but also a breeding ground for some of the most important artists in the region, as well as an open creative society in which several artists, instrumentalists, and songwriters get together to write, arrange, and produce new music without any distinction of sex, age or ethnicity.
Determined to discover and support new music talent, Julio Reyes Copello founded Art House Records, a record label focused on developing the skills and careers of honest and talented musicians including to date Brika, BOGART, the Latin GRAMMY nominee Paula Arenas, and the Latin GRAMMY winners Juan Pablo Vega and Mariana Vega. It is certain that Julio Reyes Copello will continue to stamp his mark in the industry at a global scale, creating dreams with his music and inspiring a whole new generation of artists.
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