Jaime Cuadra

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Jaime Cuadra (was born in Lima, Peru, November 1970) is a music producer, composer, singer and voiceover artist.

Biography[edit]

Cuadra is a current Peruvian cultural ambassador (Promperu-Marca Peru) he went to school at Colegio San Agustín in Lima. He began his career in the music industry with a job at his father's audio publicity studio in 1985. In 1986, he studied music with Victor Cuadros and Pepe Torres, in 1985 he start his rock 'n roll band called "Graffiti".[1]

In 1988 he studied cinematography at Robles Godoy Institute; at the same time, he also studied camera direction and editing at INICTEL. In 1989 he traveled to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to study post production and music at the Vancouver Film School.

In 1990—1992 Cuadra studied audiovisual communications at IPP while recording and producing his first CD as a solo singer, "Jaime Cuadra", a pop fusion of Afro-Peruvian music for El Virrey, for which he won the 91-92 "Circes" awards. In 1993, he studied musical arrangements with Jorge Madueño and recorded his second album "Baila Mi Son" for the same recording label.

In 1994, he dedicated himself to his audio publicity company, "Quadrasonic SAC" (Now QUADRA STUDIOS) and is currently the musical director. In 2005 he created "Quadrasonic Ideas", an independent recording company annex to his professional audio studio, producing: "Cholo Soy: Peruvian Waltz Chillout", in June 2006.[1] In September 2006, he won his first gold record, setting a record in sales in the Peruvian market.[2] In 2008 he put 3 songs in the James Bond Movie "Quantum of Solace". Now he is the music producer and owner of Quadra Studios where he still producing music for films and advertising.

Awards[edit]

Discography[edit]

Jaime Cuadra - Discos El Virrey 1991 Baila mi son - Discos El Virrey 1993 Cholo soy-Peruvian waltz chillout - Play music & Video - 2006 Cholo soy remixed - Play music & video - 2006 Cholo soy for babies - Play music & video - 2007 Cholo soy 2 - Play music & video - 2007 Cholo soy remixed 2 - Play music & video - 2007 Chill 80s en espanol - Play music & video - 2008 Boleros Infussion - 11 y 6 Discos - 2008 LATINO - Play music & video - 2009 Navidad a voces (Arpegio) - Play music & video - 2009 Peru a voces (Arpegio) - Play music & video - 2010 Cholo 3 - Play music & video/ 11 y 6 discos - 2013 RAZA Andean funkylicious - Play music & video - 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Vásquez, Mayra Castillo (26 March 2007). "Cholos criollos en chillout" [Cholos chillout creole]. El Comercio Peru (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Jaime Cuadra lanza disco 'Cholo Soy for Babies'" [Jaime Cuadra releases album 'Cholo Soy for Babies']. Terra Networks Peru (in Spanish). 22 December 2006. Retrieved 2 July 2010. 
  3. ^ Independent Music Awards - 7th Annual Winners Archived 6 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine.