Teaches in Twin Cities, MN
From Hopkins, Minnesota
Drums, and Piano
From touring with Brazilian jazz composer Milton Nascimento to recording projects for Lang Lang, for the past 21 years Novelli Jurado had combined composition, sound engineering and performance to achieve high standards in the music production industry. In the education field he was selected to attend important international workshops such as the 2008 NYU-ASCAP Foundation workshop in New York. The advanced course in classical recording techniques at the Campos de Jordao International Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil (2008 and 2009). The Classical Recording Program at the Edgar Stanton Audio Recording Institute through the 2009 ASPEN Music Festival and School under professors Jack Renner (Telarc founder and winner of 11 Grammy awards).
As a composer, his classical compositions had won several awards. He was selected 3 times (2012 / 2014 / 2017) by VocalEssence as part of the Composer in Residence program (Cantaré) in the Twin Cities, Rochester and Chicago. In January of 2015 Novelli was selected to work with Game Coder Studio to compose the music for the video game “Attractio” this product was the first video game made in Latinoamerica to be distributed worldwide by Japanese renown company Bandai-Namco for Sony PlayStation 4, PsVita and Steam.
As pianist and drummer, from 2012 to 2016 Novelli was part of the famous jazz guitarist Julio Revueltas band, they toured through different states of Mexico.
Since 2013 Novelli has been a board member of AES (Audio Engineering Society) Mexico’s Chapter.
In October 2020 he founded Novart Media Group which is a creative agency that specializes in generating inspiring digital content and marketing strategies. Currently Novelli lives in Minneapolis with his wife Michelle and his two sons.