This concert was recorded live in Buenos Aires on February 2009 at FORT MEDIA. Hernan Valencia, piano , composser / Gerardo Solnie, percussion / Diego Neder, bass / Daniel Ruggiero, bandoneon //
3-0-3 starts up in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1996, launched by HERNAN VALENCIA , piano composser and GERARDO SOLNIE percussion rejoining experienced musicians after a common goal. Meeting their own latin-american jazz roots they added elements of the tango, folklore, funk and afrocuban music, among other styles.
In 1999, 3-0-3 recorded its debut album " MUSICA CON BUENOS AIRES ", featuring all original compositions and arrangements by Hernán Valencia. The CD was released by the " PAI Records " label (Argentina) and the " Latina " record label (Japan) and also features Horacio Ferrer, Walter Ríos as special guests.
In July 2002 the band performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland with the participation of Marcelo Cardozo guitar, Paco Weth bass and Maggie Garbino (singer).
During 2003 toured through Europe playing at several festivals in Italy, Switzerland and Deutschland.
In June 2004, 3-0-3 released its second album " BUENOS AIRES NOMADE " (PAI Records, Argentina) with the participation of Diego Neder, bass, Luciano Sciarreta and Pablo Mainetti (bandoneón).
In November 2004 "Buenos Aires Nómade" was press-released during a " New Argentinian Music " conference that took place in Paris, France.
During July, August and September 2005, 3-0-3 toured extensively in Europe performing at the Jazz Café Stauffacher (Bern, Switzerland), the Festival Tarascón Latino (Tarascón Sur Ariege, France), Festival Amerique Latine 2005 (Capvern, France) and three concerts at the Theatre La Vieille Grille (Paris, France).
The band also played in Germany, where they got great press reviews and Luxembourg. In 2006 they got back to play in Paris. Also at the "Carniola Festival" in Slovenia, and in Germany and Luxembourg.
In 2007 we played in Switzerland, Luxembourg and Deutschland.