Canadian Dreams Trio has and will have the exclusive participation of musicians with extensive experience and musical professionalism with the clear goal of having the Excellence that our audience deserves. We invite you to meet a little more about the Canadian Dreams Trio family
Nelson López (Bass player) Born and raised in Venezuela, he left Venezuela at the age of 22, in Venezuela he had the opportunity to work with important local bands such as Maragaita, Latin soul, etc. After leaving Venezuela, he lived in Colombia for 1 year, Chile for 5 years and now France since 2020, he has had the opportunity to be part of the band of very important Salsa Artists like: Roberto Roena, Tony Vega, Nino Segarra, Willy García, Charlie Aponte (Gran combo), Willie Gonzalez, etc.
Alessandro Cortez Lara is a Salvadorian-Canadian Saxophonist and a graduate of the Grant MacEwan University jazz music program where he studied saxophone with Raymond Baril and Rick Garn.
After graduating, Alessandro taught music at the American School of El Salvador and the German International School of El Salvador. Currently, he is best known as a freelance latin musician in Canada and El Salvador and his career accolades include the arranging and recording of several national and international albums for different Latin Bands.
Alessandro started his music studies at the age of 5, adding mandolin, guitar, piano, bass guitar, flute, clarinet and aerophone to the list of instruments he studied over the years, and even conducted his first band at the age of 14.
Loves his family, his golden retriever, his Mustang and lives for music!
“David Jay The Spaniard” is a self-taught, virtuosic, instrumental guitarist based in Edmonton, AB. Jay has combined his love for metal, classical, flamenco, and avant-garde folk to create beautiful hybrid pieces for fans to adore. Perfecting his use of a live looping pedal, Jay recreates tense and beautiful soundscapes as a one-man self-described “guitar orchestra.” Being dubbed “The Fastest Guitar Player in Alberta” by Stephan Boissonneault (founder of DAZE magazine), David Jay’s live performance will both shock and amaze.
Jay has toured Western Canada and has played at various festivals including the mainstages of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Astral Harvest, Taste of Edmonton, Edmonton International Fringe Festival, K Days, the Canadian Rodeo Finals, and others.
His debut EP "The Spaniard" has been awarded with the "Best World Music Recording of the Year” and the “Best Instrumental Recording of the Year” at the 2019 Edmonton Music Awards. As well as the best “Instrumental EP of the Year” at the 2020 Independent Music Awards based in New York City.
Reinaldo Sanoja is a Venezuelan-Canadian Guitarist.
He started his music path studying piano, however decided to move his attention to the guitar when first listened to Carlos Santana’s Europa.
Reinaldo has been a live session guitarist for Venezuelan recognized artists such as Horacio Blanco from Desorden Público and Jorge Luis Chacin.
Currently, he is a member of the Latin band Conclave and the Venezuelan cultural association Nevada Gaitera, where the traditional genre of Gaita is promoted and celebrated
Julio Ariel Diaz
Cuban trumpet player
Mixing and Mastering Engineer
Mixing and Mastering Engineer