New York based composer Dario Eskenazi writes music for films, TV and jazz ensembles.
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Dario received an early classical musical training
before moving to the United States to attend Berklee College of Music where he graduated with a BA in Music (Film Scoring Major).
He moved to NYC in 1990 where he became first call pianist for many Brazilian, Latin and jazz bands. He performed, toured and recorded with Paquito D'Rivera, Caribbean Jazz Projects, Leny Andrade, Mongo Santamaria, Ruben Blades and Dori Caymmi among others.
His most recent original scores include the Argentinian hit "El Robo Del Siglo" (2020) directed by Ariel Winograd and the Argentine-Brazilian co-production "Happy Hour" directed by Eduardo Albergaria, “The Last New Yorker” and “Que Parezca Un Accidente” starring Carmen Maura and Federico Luppi.
Dario also orchestrated and composed additional music for “Un Cuento Chino” starring Ricardo Darin and the 2009 drama “Triage”, directed by Oscar Winner director Danis Tanovic and starring Colin Farrell and Paz Vega as well as in “El Aura”, the Argentine psychological thriller winner of the 2006 Best Film Award at the Havana Film Festival.
Dario divides his time performing around New York City, composing and teaching.
He works as Assistant Professor at the Screen Scoring Dept. at Berklee College of Music.