NAME: Claudio Spiewak
BORN AND RAISED: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
FAVORITE MUSIC STYLE: Good Music (the kind that just feels good ;-)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 20 plus years
INFLUENCES: From his native Bossa Nova and Samba to Latin, Jazz, Flamenco and Rock/Pop!
CREDITS: Performing/Touring/Recording with Julio Iglesias, Shakira, Bebel Gilberto, Daniela Mercury, Nestor Torres, Jimmy Smith, Tim Maia, Antonio Adolfo, Elba Ramalho, Emilio Santiago, Leo Gandelman, Roberto Perera and many others…
CORPORATE CLIENTS: Coca Cola, Porshe, Bank of America, Saks 5th Avenue, American Airlines, Allstate, Ibm, Bayer, Mastercard, Bravo, Goldman Sachs and many more…
AS A COMPOSER/PRODUCER: TV and Advertising credits including Discovery Channel, Bravo, The Weather Channel, CNN, CNBC, MTV, ABC, NBC, BBC, TLC, OWN among others…
1- Latin Grammy Nominee in 2014 for his work with Brazilian Pianist/Composer Antonio Adolfo on the album "Rio, Choro, Jazz.."
2- Platinum Record for recording with Shakira on the album "Donde Estan Los Ladrones?"
3- Latin Grammy Nominee in 2003 for his work with Flutist Nestor Torres on the album "My Latin Soul".
4- Brazilian International Press Award - 2004 for Musician of the Year