Patricio Pietrek

About me

Buenos Aires, Argentina

I am a bass player and composer from Buenos Aires, Argentina, currently living in Europe.Three years ago I released my first solo album, with influences from Latin American, African and jazz music, that was published in Japan, with great acceptance of the critic.
As a bassist I was part of the Latin American music orchestra A SAIDERA and shared different projects of Brazilian, Argentinien and jazz music, with renowned artists from the region.
My composition "Más acá" was selected last year, to be part of the album "Same Planet".

Cultural background

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Cuba
  • Peru
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay

Values

  • Adventure
  • Authenticity
  • Community
  • Curiosity
  • Fun
  • Happiness
  • Listening
  • Peace
  • Responsibility

Project Music

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Songbird

Last May, thousands of people gathered in London in solidarity with the people of Palestine. I was one them - all around me, women were chanting, waving flags, calling for a resolution of the conflict. In that moment, my thoughts went to all the women around the world living in territories torn apart by war where, often, the political sphere is male dominated and women are not allowed to express their political and social views. 'Songbird' is dedicated to all the oppressed women around the world, hoping for their voices to be heard.

  • Alternative
  • Indie Pop
  • Pop
  • Traditional / Folk
  • Mezzo-soprano
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Charango
  • Classical guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Viola
  • Violin
  • Caxixi
  • Conga
  • Drum set
  • Percussion
  • Talking drum
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Italy
  • Pakistan
Ahí va.

The song talks about people who have a passion and a gift but have not yet used or taken advantage of it. It is inspired by a family member who wants to change his life but is not yet encouraged, there is the conflict. Where you can see the struggle with yourself, the resistance and the mixed emotions. From a musical point of view, the conflict can also be seen in the vocal melody inputs. It never rhythmically enters logical or predictable places. The music is a fusion of different ethnic styles between Argentine, Brazilian and African rhythms.

  • African
  • Brazilian
  • Fusion
  • Traditional / Folk
  • World
  • Singer
  • Vocal ensemble
  • Classical guitar
  • Ukulele
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
San Martín 54

San Martin 54 is a music inspired by a house in a town in Argentina where I lived some time ago. Getting away from the city, was at that time, a search to try to clear up the conflicts that, in my opinion, modern life entails ... the way of relating to things, and to people. The music has some polyrhythms and rhythmic displacements, which at times seem to “fight”. At the end of the song, the flute, guitar and percussion improvise, one on top of the other, generating points of clash between musical ideas.

  • African
  • Brazilian
  • Fusion
  • Instrumental
  • Jazz
  • World
  • Scat
  • Singer
  • Piano
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Cuatro
  • Cajon
  • Clapped hands
  • Conga
  • Cowbell
  • Cymbals
  • Shekere
  • Bansuri
  • Bass traverse flute
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Switzerland
Waqt ka Nazrana

Since the topic is 'Conflict', The lyrics describes two state of minds under the same situation. For example, When a dear one is lost untimely or suddenly due to some reason not caused naturally due to old age but some other cause by a disease like Cancer, Covid or Accident etc. We became directionless and blame it on the time or we say this Bad time is a Gift of time for us in a sarcastic way. However under the same situation we find help and support from unexpected and unknown persons. We say this a Gift of Time in a positive way.

  • African
  • Improvisational
  • Indian
  • Instrumental
  • Jazz
  • Background vocals
  • Singer
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Piano
  • Bass guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Cajon
  • Chimes
  • Conga
  • Djembe
  • Shekere
  • Talking drum
  • Udu
  • Melodica
  • Argentina
  • India
  • Switzerland
La Mer

This song tries to capture the essence of our planet in all its splendor, its mystery, immense and beautiful like the sea.

  • African
  • Brazilian
  • Improvisational
  • Instrumental
  • Traditional / Folk
  • Vocal
  • World
  • Background vocals
  • Singer
  • Accordion
  • Grand piano
  • Bass guitar
  • Classical guitar
  • Conga
  • Percussion
  • Shekere
  • Triangle
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Congo
  • Cuba
  • France
Más acá
Play
  • Creativity Award
  • Album Track

This song talks about the communion of Latin American rhythms with African music, and the strong influence that Africa has had on our music. Latin America, as a diverse continent without borders, is one, and in it, the roots of ancestral African cultures flourish. The music, as usual, acts as an integrating element between cultures, telling us we share a common history that embrace us, the history of mankind.

  • African
  • Instrumental
  • Jazz
  • Latino
  • World
  • Scat
  • Singer
  • Accordion
  • Piano
  • Bass guitar
  • Guitar
  • Cajon
  • Conga
  • Djembe
  • Percussion
  • Rainstick
  • Shekere
  • Clarinet
  • Flute
  • Melodica
  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Cameroon
  • Peru
  • Venezuela

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