Joel Barbeito

He was born in Argentina, on January 28th 1983, in the city of Buenos Aires. Joel is a saxophonist, composer and arranger. When he was 10 years old, influenced by the musical atmosphere in his home, he started sax lessons. At the age of 12 he got in at the Manuel de Falla Conservatory, where studied Academic Music. During his adolescence he became more interested in popular music, at different academies.

Nowadays he continues his studies as a performer musician, arranger and composer, with masters such as Luis Nacht, Juan Cruz de Urquiza and Juan Pablo Arredondo, from whom he receives jazz influences.

During his artistic search he had to overcome many obstacles, which lead him to rethink his life style. From a humble family, taking classes and obtaining an instrument was a luxury and sacrifice that, thanks to the support and perseverance, he was able to get.

Throughout his career he was part of several music groups, of different genres, among which one stands out: the internationally known “Las Pastillas Del Abuelo”, of which he has been a part almost since the beginning.

He performed in very important national stages, like “Cosquín Rock”, “Estadio Ferrocarril Oeste”, “Estadio Atenas de La Plata”, “Luna Park” and “Estadio Obras”, among others. He also performed in different countries and festival throughout Latin America and Europe. He was a part of the recordings of the 9 albums of “Las Pastillas Del Abuelo”, some of which received the “Disco de Oro” award. He participated, and participates, in other artists records as an arranger and soloist.