Mr. Peralta studied many years with professors Sr. Francisco Betancourt and Sr. Angel Mercado as well as at the prestigious Amadeo Roldan Music Conservatory of Havana, Cuba, graduating as a Music Professor and Master.
His elementary studies including playing from the age of 10 in the Municipal Conservatory, Guillermo Tomas, Havana, Cuba. He also participated in the local school band as well as the Cultural house (casa cultural) of Guanabacoa, Cuba at the early age of 7.
Omar has Played the trumpet in over 3 continents at festivals, shows, clubs, and cruise lines with the Costa Cruise Lines of Italy He continues to teach trumpet and piano classes in Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Miami while playing a wide range of music including, Latin, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Classical and is comfortable with all genres.
He is currently Co-Instructor of the Miami-Dade Latin Jazz ensemble with Rafael Valencia and Matt Bonelli and participated in Latin Jazz and trumpet classes at the Prestigious University La Salle in Cuernavaca, Mexico under the direction of professor Sr.Andrea Fjcarr.
His professional experience includes recordings with a wide range of Cuban/Latin artists and Latin Jazz artists.
Mr Peralta has performed live with a wide range of popular artists including Rey Ruiz, DLG (Dark Latin Groove), La India, La Orquesta Ruina Nueva, Julio Flores, Jose Alberto “El Canario”, Chana, La Apollo of Puerto Rico, Adalberto Santiago, Zenglen, Roberto Faz, as well as top of the line Cuban artists Manolin “el Medico de la salsa,” Albita Rodriguez, Bamboleo, Paulo FG, Pachito y Su Kini Kini, Carlos Manuel, Danny Lozada, Orquestra La Imensidad, Br@ily, Pepito Gomez, Anthony Cruz, Lalo Rodriguez, Paquito Guzman, Las Estrellas de Niche, Johnny Ventura, Marlon and the youth symphony in Cuba.
Plays with the Jazz Ensemble at Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus & is currently working with the renowned Celia Cruz Musical in Miami under the direction of the esteemed producer Isidro Infante. He is also newly working with Sonora Carruseles. He most recently performed with Victor Manuel at the James L. Knight Center in Miami.
Omar has toured with a tribute band for “Jose” , the multi gold record singer from Mexico and recently launched that tour at the United Palace Theater in NYC with new collaboration with Mexican Pop star and singing sensation Adrianna Foster.
He also recently recorded a Sixties tribute to Cuban artists including the great pianist Paquito Echevarria and participated in Latin Jazz and trumpet classes at the Prestigious University La Salle in Cuernavaca, Mexico under the direction of professor Andrea Fjcarr
His personal ICON trumpet artists are:
Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Harry Jamens, Freddie Hubbard, Felix Chapottin, Luis Escalante, Rafael Mendez, Arturo Sandoval, Wynton Marsalis, James Morrison, Manuel “el guajiro” Mirabal, Luis Perico Ortiz, Maynard Ferguson and Clark Terry.
PLEASE NOTE: MR PERALTA JOINED THE “EARTH WIND AND FIRE EXPERIENCE” recently and plays jazz trumpet next to Mr Al McKay at all performances of this globally noted band.
Omar Peralta performs exclusively on Phaeton Trumpet Model PHT-FX 1100 and Phaeton Flugelhorn Model PHTF-2500.
Mr Peralta’s website is: www.omarperalta.com
His professional contact is:
Direct From Cuba