Ezequiel Pallejá
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Updated 11/10/2015

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Ezequiel Pallejá is a ragtime and early jazz Performer since half a century ago, participating in many Argentinian bands, like Tiempos Viejos Jazz Band, Roseland Jazz Band, Guardia Vieja Jazz Band, Antigua Jazz Band, Eureka Jazz Band, Porteńa Jazz Band and at present the "Fenix Jazz Band”, attending during long time shows in Argentina and participating in International festivals in New Orleans and Connecticut, USA.

He has composed more than fifteen rags within the last twenty years. As a piano soloist, he has participated in the San Antonio Ragtime Festival (2010 and 2011) and the West Coast Ragtime Festival, Sacramento (2012, 2013 and 2014). He was jury at the San Antonio young ragtime performers contests (2011 and 2013), and brought piano ragtime recitals in Houston (2011, 2013), San Antonio (2010, 2011, 2012 y 2013) and Lima, Perú (2013).

In Buenos Aires he performed recitals in many opportunities, as piano soloist, as choir director, and as piano Performer in jazz bands. Recently he formed the “Buenos Aires Ragtime trio” along with a banjoist and a tubist.

He is the director of the “Buenos Aires International Ragtime Festival” which took place in that city, November 2014 and 2015.

In another vein, Pallejá is an engineer of the University of Buenos Aires and a PhD of the Valencia Politechnique University. He belongs to the Engineering and Geographic Argentine Academies.