Ignacio "Nacho" Molino

Ignacio "Nacho" Molino

New York County, New York, United States
CJ Ramone, Rubén Blades, Carlos Vives, Gente de Zona, Omar Alfanno, Tony Vega, Angel Lopez, Danilo Perez, John Patitucci, Joey Montana, Carlos Garnett
Engineering, Production, Editing
100 credits / session

2 Times Grammy and 5 Times Latin Grammy Winner.

In 1998, Ignacio begins to work in live sound reinforcement in a company named Sonoaudio. In 2001 he gets his first job in a recording studio called J&M. In 2005 he graduates from the Instituto Ramón Freire Flores from Chile as an Audio Recording Engineer and manages to open up his own studio called PTY Studios.

Being an active member of the panamanian rock scene as an engineer, Ignacio is awarded in the PanamaRock Awards for his work on “Pies de Loto” from Rencilla as Best Heavy Rock Album in 2004 and “Solo los Fuertes Sobreviven” in 2007. Album of the Year on “Agenda” from the band Factor VIII, Album of the Year for “Kamikaze” from los Rabanes (2007), Song of the Year for Filtro Medusa’s “Angel Eterno”.

In 2007 he assists for engineer Orlando Vitto and producer Sebastian Krys for the album “Kamikaze” of Los Rabanes. This album is awarded with “Best Rock Vocal Album” in 2007 Latin Grammys.

In 2010 Ignacio is hired to record a live performance in the Panama Jazz Festival. The performance includes big Jazz names as Danilo Perez, John and Tom Patitucci, Terry Lynn Carrington, Jamey Haddad, Joe Lovano and Liz Wright which was later aired on NPR Radio.

In 2013 he records, edits, post produces and mixes Omar Alfanno’s Live Concert DVD “De Panama para el Mundo”. The live concert DVD features the songwriters most known hits which includes songs that were made popular by artists such as Marc Anthony, Willie Colon, Gilberto Santarosa, Tony Vega and Son by Four.

In 2015, Ignacio is awarded with his first Latin Grammy for his work on Ruben Blades album “Son de Panama” as “Best Salsa Album”. “Son de Panama” is also nominated at the Latin Grammys for “Album of the Year”. With this same album Ignacio is awarded his also first Grammy in 2016 for “Best Tropical Latin Album”.

In 2017, Ignacio is awarded with 2 more Latin Grammys for his work on Ruben Blades “Salsa Big Band” Album. The album is awarded for “Best Salsa Album” and “Album of the Year” at the Latin Grammys. This same year, Ignacio is Nominated for “Recording of the Year” for his work on “La Flor de la Canela” on the Album “Achabuca” along with colleagues Edu Oliveira and Oscar Santisebastian. “Salsa Big Band” also gets Ignacio his 2nd Grammy in 2018 for this same album as “Best Tropical Latin Album”.

In his more than 20 years of professional engineering, Ignacio “Nacho” Molino has worked with well known Producers such as Sebastian Krys, Gavin Mackillop, Yunuen Viveros and Julio Reyes Copello. He has also worked with artists such as CJ Ramone, Ruben Blades, Carlos Vives, Los Rabanes, Joan Manuel Serrat, Omar Alfanno, Diego Torres, Tony Vega, Pedro Arroyo, Luis Enrique, Angel Lopez, Rod Richards from Rare Earth, Margarita Henriquez (Winner of Latin American Idol 2008), the Panama Jazz Festival live recordings for 2008, 2009 and 2010 which include Danilo Perez, Tom and John Patitucci, Jamey Haddad, Terry Lynne Carrington, Liz Wright, Joe Lovano and many more.

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