Mauricio Galindo is the principal conductor of the “Brazil Jazz Symphony Orchestra”. With 80 musicians and stabilished in São Paulo, South America biggest city, this is one of the few full symphony orchestras in the world devoted to the so called “popular music”, always performed in rich and sophisticated arrangements.
Working with the Brazil Jazz Symphony for 20 years, Galindo has developed an enormous experience in conducting this unique repertoire.
He directed projects with artists like Paquito de Rivera, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Dee Dee Briedgewater, Ute Lemper, Stancey Kent, Fred Cole, Stefon Harris, John Pizzarelli, Jane Monheit, Ted Nash, Regina Carter, Ray Lema, Richard Galliano, Philip Catherine, Rosa Passos, Cesar Camargo Mariano, João Bosco, Guinga, among many others.
He has also took that experience abroad, conducting in countries like Italy, Turkey, Serbia, Latvia, Portugal, Argentina, Venezuela, Cuba, Peru.
Maestro Galindo has a classical music background, working also with traditional symphonic music and opera.