Juan Jaime Ruiz Leite

Trained in different musical languages and disciplines Juan Jaime has adapted to a diversity of musical styles which has led him to work with a variety of artists on diverse projects. He has been part of several symphony orchestras in Holland, Brazil and Spain, among them the Spanish Radio and Television Orqchestra (ORTVE).

He currently collaborates actively with the following groups: Trova Noba, José Rojo Group, Rocío Guzmán, Aniuve, Álika, Ensemble Nuevo Tango, Zezo Ribeiro Trio, Chamber Ensemble of Jaén (ENCAJA) dedicated to 20th century and contemporary music.

He is a specialist in historicist interpretation with period instruments and collaborates with: The Spanish Concert, The Musicians of the Good Retirement, Netherlandse Bach Verinigin, Concert Amsterdam, Esquivel, Axiville Criollo, Royal Chamber Opera Company, Capella de Ministers, Els Sonadors and Baroque Orchestra of Sevilla among others.

An improvisational musician he created the NADI group with the instrument and oriental culture specialist Antonio Olías and the bansuri master now settled in Tokyo, Carlos Take.

Creator of "Canto Telúrico", a show for double bass only, in which he combines his compositions with performance, literature and improvisation, and the "Jabalcuz Gardens Suite" concerto for two, together with the flamenco guitarist José Rojo. He has composed commissioned works of music for documentaries and the theater: La Piel del Monte, Pintar a Sueño and El Buscón.

He continues to give recitals and has been soloist with the Chamberta del Prado Orchestra, the Tatuí Symphony Orchestra and the Sorocaba Symphony Orchestra.

He has recorded for the labels Black Cloud, RTVE, K617 and Auvidís among others.

He toured Europe, Africa, the Middle East and America with concerts such as Compiegne (France), Montreaux (Switzerland), Cervantino (Mexico), Alte Tage Musik (Germany), Columbia of the Arts Festival (Canada).

Juan Jaime Ruiz Leite is a teacher at the Úbeda Conservatory of Music and regularly gives courses in Spain, Mexico and Brazil.