‘Art Vessel’ chosen as Winner of the 2018 EMMY® Award for Best Cultural Documentary!
Jose Valentino served as a music producer and musician for the EMMY® Award-winning documentary, “Art Vessel.” His long-time collaborator, Eduardo ‘Gualo’ Jaramillo (guitarist, co-producer and co-audio engineer for Jose’s numerous albums) served as the documentary’s film scorer.Read More
José Valentino participates as additional recording engineer and flutist for Mister G's eco-friendly children's album, "Mundo Verde/Green World." Album wins Gold Award for the Parents' Choice Awards®!!
WE ARE UP FOR OUR 2ND LATIN GRAMMY® NOMINATION! LAST YEAR WAS FOR BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR . . .THIS YEAR IT IS FOR BEST INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR! CONGRATULATIONS TO BRUNO MIRANDA (ARTIST) FOR HIS ALBUM, "MOSAICO!"Read More
José receives EIGHT 39th DOWNBEAT Magazine Student Music Awards including Winner for Jazz Soloist, Blues/Pop/Rock Soloist, Winner for Latin Group (x3), Blues/Pop/Rock Group (x2), and Winner for Studio Engineered Recording!
As of 2016, José Valentino is the unprecedented recipient of the most received Downbeat Student Music Awards, 42 in total.
This album, José Valentino Ruiz & The Latin Jazz Ensemble "I Make You Want To Move" is nominated for the 16th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards, Best Latin Jazz Album of the Year! José served various roles including: Artist, Composer & Arranger, Producer, and Co-engineer! The album was distributed under his former record label, JVR Music Works Inc.Read More