Miguel Andrés Tejada is an award winning pianist, composer, educator and arranger from Dominican Republic. He studied piano and composition at Berklee College of Music with renowned piano master Joanne Brackeen.
Throughout his career he has worked with some of the most relevant musicians of today’s Latin jazz music scene such as Grammy winners Néstor Torres, John Benitez, Bobby Sanabria and Giovanny Hidalgo.
As a composer, he has been granted on three occasions with the National Award of Music from Dominican Republic, an important award and contest organized by the Ministry of Culture, for several of his works in the classical, jazz, symphonic and popular fields. In addition, he was one of the winners at the international jazz competition “7Virtual Jazz Club” based in Italy.
Some of his performances include: Lawrence Jazz Festival, Dominican Jazz Festival, Berklee Performance Center, Teatro Nacional and Gran Teatro del Cibao (DR), Terraza 7 in Queens, Columbia University and Lehman Center for the Performing Arts.
Also, he loves to share his experiences trough his piano teaching in the classical, jazz, and Latin genres.