Jorge Araujo

Gran Martell

Jorge Araujo played with artists such as Armando Manzanero, Alejandro Lerner, Luis Salinas, Willy Gonzalez, Pollo Raffo, Juan Cruz Urquiza, Mono Fontana, Adrian Iaies, F. Rivero, G. Moretto, Fat Fernandez, E. Beilin, participating in both shows and recordings.
He is part of the Lito Vitale Cuarteto, with which he records the albums "Viento Sur" (1990) and "La Excusa" (1991), touring Latin America and Europe.
In 1992, together with the “Monos Con Navajas” group, he recorded a CD where guitar player Scott Henderson played as a guest.
He joins one of the most important rock power trios in Argentina; “Divididos”
With them he records the albums “Otro Travaladna” (1995), “Gol de Mujer” (1998), “Narigón del Siglo” (2000), “Vengo del Placard de Otro” (2002), “Vivo Acá” (2004).
During that period he also shared stages with Luis Alberto Spinetta, Leon Gieco, Javier Malosetti and Pappo.
Founding member of the Gran Martell group together with Tito Fargo and Gustavo Jamardo with whom he has five records "Gran Martell" (2005) and "Dos Huecos" (2008), “Un Volcán 1 Y 2”, (2010 and 2012) and "4" , 2015, recorded with the English engineer Barry Sage, who recorded The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, New Order.
Since 1990 he teaches and performs Drum clinics in which he shared venues with drummers such as Dave Weckl (Bs As), Osvaldo Fattoruso (Montevideo) and Paul Wertico (Mendoza).
In 2015, he edits for the first educational a book and DVD called “Clase Abierta” touring around the country.
In 2017 he recorded the debut album and toured with the pianist Harry Waters, son and director of the band of Roger Waters, who has a project with the legendary composer, guitarist and singer, Larry John McNally.
Currently he has just released his solo debut album called “A Un Minuto de Envejecer” (A Minute From Aging), where he plays guitar, piano, sings and plays drums.