BIOGRAPHY

Nestor Valdez is a French polyglot singer-songwriter and actor who is accompanied by multi-ethnic virtuoso musicians based in Canada. After having lived in Cape Verde and Portugal Nestor sings theatrical compositions in French, Portuguese and Spanish which are influenced by French chanson, Fado, Coladeira, Tango, Funk and Jazz manouche.

Born in Paris, Nestor soon relocated to the Cape Verde Islands; as a child, he was rocked by the songs of Cesaria Evora. Later, Nestor lived nine adolescent years immersed in Fado and Jazz in Lisbon, Portugal.

Fascinated by theatre, he studied acting and singing in France at the National Academy of Dramatic Arts in Montpellier (ENSAD). While at ENSAD, Nestor also worked with numerous companies as an actor, songwriter, and stage director. He began a 3 year musical collaboration with guitarist and author Matia Levrero, actor Xavier Besson and sax player Armel Courrée.

Currently, Nestor has settled down in Montreal in 2010, where he is working with musicians in the Canadian world and jazz scene. Their first album, in process of creation, co-directed by Maxime Philippe, is the product of the group’s adventurous travels and the quest to introduce audiences to a variety of multicultural musical flavors.

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ALBUM

NESTOR VALDEZ | Self-Titled

CONCERTS

Shows to come

City Venue Date
Paris, France Lou Pascalou 9 Nov 2017
Paris, France Concert Privé 10 Nov 2017
Castelnau Le Lez, France Maison de la culture 11 Nov 2017
Montpellier, France Théâtre Carré Rondelet 12 Nov 2017
Montpellier, France Nu Bahia 15 Nov 2017

Past shows

City Venue Date
Villefranche Sur Mer, France Auditorium de la Citadelle 4 Nov 2017
Nice, France La Zonmé 5 Nov 2017
Montréal, Canada L'Escalier 9 Sept. 2017
Montréal, Canada Bain Mathieu 25 Mai 2017

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Musicians

Alix Noël-Guéry [Bombolessé, Briga Music, Ali-X]

Pianist-accordionist from Quebec of Haitian descent


Marc Wencelius [Rayannah, Aly Keita, Christine Tassan, Angélique Duruisseau]

Swing guitarist of French/Hungarian descent


Brenn Dalle [Hal Cole Quintet]

Violonist from Quebec


Andrew Bruhelius [Ali-X, Jully Freitas, Julia Pessoa, Vovo Saramanda, Angélique Duruisseau]

Bass player of Hungarian/American descent


Aquiles Melo [Bombolessé, Bossa1, Trio Corcovado]

Drummer and percussionist of Brazilian descent


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