Violinist and violist, Leonor Falcón resided in New York until 2022, where she had the opportunity to play in jazz, avant-garde, Latin and classical ensembles. She has collaborated and performed with artists and bands such as Willie Colón, Akua Dixon’s Quartette Indigo, Sirius Quartet, Camila Meza and the Nectar Orchestra, Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Karl Berger Improvisers Orchestra, OKwarteto, Mimi Jones and the Black Madonna, Linda Oh’s Aventurine, Pablo Vergara, Michael Leonhart, Sarah Bernstein’s Veer Quartet, Tomeka Reid, Paula Shocron, and Cecilia López, among others.
Together with violinist Sana Nagano, she is also co-founder of the improvisational duo Peach and Tomato. In 2019, they released their first album The Ultimate Pairing (FalconGumba Records), and in 2023 they recorded Peach & Tomato (577 Records). She is also co-founder of the group CHAMA, a jazz and avant-rock trio.
As a solo artist, she has released two albums: Imaga Mondo (2017) and Imaga Mondo Vol. II (2021), both under her own label, FalconGumba Records.
As a teacher, she has taught students of all ages for the past 12 years, mainly using the O’Connor Method, in which she is a certified teacher.
Recently, she launched the Falcon Music Talks podcast, on which she interviews different musicians from the New York area.
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