Jimena Ángel: Bio

Jimena Ángel: Bio


Her first solo album “Dia Azul” was nominated for a Latin Grammy in 2009 in the “Best Female Vocal Album of the Year” with prominent artists like Natalia Lafurcade, Amaia Montero and Laura Pausini. She was also nominated for Nuestra Tierra Awards 2010 in the category “Best Pop Artist of the Year“. Toured Mexico and Colombia, sharing the stage with Juanes, in important places such as the National Auditorium in Mexico City, the Arena Monterrey in Mexico and the Campin Coliseum in Colombia besides playing several times at the Hard Rock Café Mexico city, alternating with Colbie Caillat and Belanova, among others.


In Colombia, Jimena is recognized as a pioneer of the Spanish rock scene, thanks to her musical career, which began in 1994 with her band “Pepa Fresa”, under the label of Sony Music Colombia.

Subsequently, Jimena was part of other bands like “Sidestepper” with whom she toured 3 times around Europe, sharing the stage with bands like Morcheeba, G Love And The Special Sauce, Ozomatli, Celia Cruz and others. She also performed in bands as “Sonorama”, “Regadera”, “Blusa” and “Bla bla blu” , in Colombia, between 1999 and 2006.

Her video “Dia Azul”, directed by Picky Talarico, was for a long time in rotation on MTV, and “Mañana” directed by Leo Carreño, is on the web.

Currently, Jimena Just released her 2nd solo album “Todo Reverdece”

exploring a new sound, with Colombian rhythms, fused with electronic beats and acoustic instruments from around the world.



Jimena Angel / “Todo Reverdece” (Independent 2013)

Luis Maurette and Jimena Angel / Musician and Producerhttp://jimenaangel.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=4406&action=edit#titlediv

Jimena Angel / vocals, guitar, charango, bass and authorship

Jimena Angel / “Dia Azul” (Universal Music Mexico 2008)

Sebastian Krys / Producer

Jimena Angel / Voices and Authorship

Tony Levin (King Crimson, Peter Gabriel), Alejandro Gomescasseres (Atercipelados)/ Musicians

Amar a Morir / “Amar a Morir Soundtrack” (Universal Music Mexico 2009)

Sebastian Krys / Producer

Jimena Angel / Voices and Authorship

Sidestepper / “3AM (In Beats We Trust”) (Palm Pictures 2003)

Richard Blair / musician, Composer and Producer

Jimena Angel / Backing Vocals

Bloque de Busqueda/ “Bloque” (Luaka Bop 1998)

Greg Ladanyi / Producer

Ivan Benavides and Teto Ocampo / Musician, Composer and Producer

Jimena Angel / Backing Vocals

Pepa Fresa / ” Pepa Fresa ” (Sony Music Colombia 1997)

Ivan Benavides / Producer

Jimena Angel Voices and Authorship

Festivals and Shows

Terraza 7 / N.Y – USA/July 2013

Barbés / N.Y – USA/July 2013

Nublu / N.Y – USA/July 2013

Colombia en el Parque / N.Y – USA/July 2013

Rock al parque / Jimena Angel “Dia Azul” / Colombia 2010

House of Blues Las Vegas / BMI Latin Grammy Party / USA 2010

Rock al Parque/ Bloque de Busqueda/ Colombia 2009

Palacio de los Deportes/ National Geographic Festival / Colombia 2009

Coliseo El Campin Bogota / “La Vida World Tour” Juanes
/ Colombia 2008

Arena Monterrey / “La Vida World Tour” Juanes / Mexico 2008

DF Auditorio Nacional / “La Vida World Tour” Juanes / Mexico 2008

Hard Rock Cafe / Belanova / Jimena Angel “Dia Azul” / Mexico 2008

Hard Rock Cafe / Colbie Caillat / Jimena Angel “Dia Azul” / Mexico 2008

Glastonbury / More Grip Tour Sidestepper / England 2000

Roskilde Festival // More Grip Tour Sidestepper / Denmark 2000

Sheperds Bush Empire / More Grip Tour Sidestepper / England 2000

T in the Park / More Grip Tour Sidestepper/ Scotland 2000

Rock al Parque Festival / Pepa Fresa/ Colombia 1996, 1997, 1998

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Jimena Ángel: Biografía

Jimena Ángel: Biografía

Su primer álbum como solista “Día Azul” fue nominado al Grammy Latino en el 2009 en la categoría “Mejor Álbum Vocal Femenino del Año” junto a destacadas artistas como Natalia Lafurcade, Amaia Montero y Laura Pausini. También fue nominada a los Premios Nuestra Tierra 2010 en la categoría “Mejor Artista Pop del Año”. Estuvo de gira por México y Colombia, compartiendo escenario con Juanes, en lugares tan importantes como el Auditorio Nacional de México D.F , el Arena de Monterrey en México y el Coliseo el Campín en Colombia además de tocar varias veces en el Hard Rock Café del D.F. alternando con Colbie Caillat y Belanova , entre otros. More