Winner of the Grand Prix de Jazz General Motors at the Montreal Jazz Festival and Galaxie Rising Star at the Halifax Jazz Festival, Grammy Nominated and Juno Award Winning artist, Luis Gonzalez Deniz was born in Camaguey, Cuba on April 21st, 1983. In 1993, Luis started his musical studies at the Escuela Vocacional de Arte Luis Casas Romero in his hometown of Camaguey, where he subsequently continued at the Escuela Profesional de Musica Jose White.

Luis later moved to the Cuban capital, where he graduated at the prestigious Escuela Nacional de Musica (ENA), the alma mater of several of Cuba's most prominent musicians. After graduating with high honors, he was awarded 1st place on the international jazz competition JOJAZZ, held in Havana(2003) and also kept a busy schedule teaching saxophone at the National School of Music, playing locally, and touring internationally.


Luis plays on


System - 76 2nd. Edition