Tito Hernandez

Instrument(s) Piano | Saxophone | Clarinet | Flute
Phone 281-814-4830
Email tito24carb@hotmail.com
Website http://www.jazzhouston.com/members/profile/tito#

Background

 Eduardo "Tito" Hernandez is a graduate of Fort Bend 's Willowridge High School where he studied under the direction of the late Ronald B. Thornton. Upon graduating from Willowridge, Tito began to further his studies with saxophonist/recording artist Gary Keller at the University of Miami Frost School of Music as a Studio Music and Jazz Major. He later finished his undergraduate studies at The University of Houston Moores School of Music and was accepted to the Masters program at The Manhattan School of Music in New York City where he studied with world renowned recording artists such as Bob Mintzer, Dave Liebman, and Michael Brecker. Since returning to Houston , Tito has taught from the elementary to the college level and continues to play professionally in the local scene as well as travel with many artists. He has performed with the likes of The Temptations, The O'Jays, Tito Puente Jr., Jerry Rivera, Wynton Marsalis, and Regina Belle to name a few. He has also performed with Victor Manuelle at the Latin Grammys.

Location

Planet Earth

Occupation

musician/teacher

Music That Inspires Me

John Clotrane, New school noisy banging gangsta murder jazz by those young punks, Radiohead, Bjork, The Beatles, EWF, Stevie Wonder, Miles,

Films I'll Watch More Than Once

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