Arturo Sandoval is a composer of diverse musical formats. His beautifully composed melodies can be heard in numerous styles including Jazz, Latin Jazz, Latin, Rock, Country, Funk, Folk, and, Classical to name a few.
When HBO Films developed a movie based on Arturo Sandoval’s life, he was asked to score the entire movie which earned him his first Emmy award nomination and win! The soundtrack (“For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story”) as well as underscore album (For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story – Motion Picture Score) were both released to rave reviews.
Sandoval’s albums feature over 250 of his own compositions and arrangements, a few highlights include: Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You), Live at the Blue Note, Rumba Palace and Hot House as well as “A Mis Abuelos”, most of which received Grammy Awards and/or nominations for “Best instrumental Composition” and “Best Arrangement”. Sandoval was commissioned by the Kennedy Center Ballet to score “Pepito’s Story,” a ballet based on the book by Eugene Fern and choreographed by Debbie Allen