© 2015 Gabriel Vinuela

BIOGRAPHY

Gabriel Vinuela is a pianist, keyboardist, composer and producer based in Montreal. He has completed two bachelor degrees at University of Montreal; the first in classical piano performance in 2004 and the second in jazz piano performance in 2008. He won several prizes and grants both in classical and jazz fields and received the 2010 TD Grand Prize for Jazz with Parc X trio. Gabriel has an active life as a musician, leading the impro-electro-jazz collective Extended Family, co-leading Parc X Trio alongside bassist Alex Lefaivre and producing electronic music under the alias viñu-vinu. Gabriel has released seven records with Parc X trio, the most recent being Dream (Challenge Record International, 2017) and toured multiple times across Canada, USA and Europe since 2012. As viñu-vinu, he also released two Eps, Études-Tableaux and the recent Encounters.  Gabriel is also an experienced teacher focusing on both classical and jazz piano.