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Javier Márquez is a musician born in Córdoba in 1978. He studied guitar and oboe at the Cordoba Music Conservatory. Attracted by instrumental music and composition, he has been influenced by different styles such as classical music, New Age, folk and certain types of fusion. He composes, arranges and produces his own pieces of music and participates in the recordings of other musicians, providing guitar, oboe, flute, duduk, kaval, soprano sax and percussion.
He has been a member of the folk music group "Aliara", participating in the recording of the double CD entitled "Fahs al-Bellut".
He has taken oboe courses with Miguel Quirós, Vicente Llimerá, Thomas Indermühle, José Manuel González and guitar courses with Antonio Toledo, Horacio Salinas (Inti Illimani), Toquinho, Javier Ruibal and Master Classes with Pat Metheny, Djavan, Ralf Towner (Oregon), Fito Páez and Marcus Miller (bass).
In 2012 he released the album “Si mi niño se durmiera”, a compilation of lullabies performed with arrangements in different modern musical styles. This project was financed by the Regional Ministry of Education of the Andalusian Regional Government.
He has been a member of the band of the singer-songwriter Luis Medina since 2006 until now.
He produces the albums of Luis Medina named "Presente Continuo" and "DuDú" with winds, recording, editing and mixing.
He participated in the recording of two songs for Pavel Urkiza’s “La ruta de las almas” project and part as a component "La ruta de las almas" Band, and was presented in EXIB music in Bilbao in 2014 and Global Cuba Fest in Miami (USA) in 2016.
He collaborated in the recording of the soundtracks of the composer Pablo Cervantes for the film "Jaulas", "El Prenauta" short film and “Promesas de arena” serie for spanish national TV and Amazon Prime Video.
He participated in the recording of the new album by Pipo Romero entitled "Ideario" under the label Universal Music and is part of the Quintet in live shows. In 2021 coproduced and recorded oboe and whistles in new album "Ikigai" it will be released in 2022.
In 2020 he participated recording one track of last album “ARA” of violinist Ara Malikian, actually released.
In late 2020 he received a Hollywood Music in Media Awards nomination for his song "Around the autumn equinox".
He has recorded Duduk on the Soundtrack of Ivan M. Lacámara for season 5 of "Money Heist" (Netflix).
In May 2021 he releases his album "The shelter point".
WINNER Hollywood Music in Media Award on november, 2021 with his track "The shelter point" in New Age/Ambient category.
WINNER Silver Medal Global Music Awards on january, 2022 with his album "The shelter point" in New Age and album categories.