Juan Andres Otalora

Juan Andres Otalora is Grammy award-winning arranger, film composer and guitarist from Colombia, he attended the Universidad Javeriana earning a bachelors degree in Jazz Guitar. Following a successful 8 year run as a session guitarist Juan relocated to Los Angeles in 2010 to attend the USC Scoring for Motion Pictures and TV Program. Since then he has undertaken projects as both composer, arranger and producer in both popular music and film. Juan has worked for composer Joel Mcneely in projects such as FOX's American Dad, Dinsey's Tinkerbell franchise and EuroDisney's Dreams. In 2014 Juan arranged and produced Sinfonico with Fonseca and the Colombian Symphony Orchestra which won a Latin Grammy for ”Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album" and was nominated for “Album of the Year”, receiving a Latin Grammy as producer. He has scored numerous short films and is currently working alongside composer Jake Monaco on the upcoming DreamWorks Animation/Netflix series Dinotrux.