Jorge Pardo has accustomed his followers to expect the unexpected. His style is a synthesis of pure jazz and flamenco, and his interpretations on flute and saxophone are considered a model of innovation.
A plethora a projects such as “Vida en Catedrales” with various references together with Tomas San Miguel, “Zebra Coast” with Gil Goldstein, “Live in Montreaux” with Nana Caymi and Wagner Tizo, “Ur” with Michaell Bismut, “Jazzpaña” with arrangements by Ariff Mardin and Vince Mendoza. In this new century the recordings with “D’3”, his collection of “Vientos Flamencos”, the trio with Carles Benavent and Tino di Geraldo awarded the “Unprecedented” prize, “Desvaríos” with “el Bola” on the RTVE label, “Touchstone” with Chick Corea, the “tribute to Miles Davis” in NY, and his recent project Huellas (2012) and its Big Band Huellas XL version premiered at Etnosur (2013), are some of the shows he has appeared with in many festivals, theatres and concert halls on five continents throughout more than the 30 years of his professional trajectory.
On 15 January 2013 Jorge Pardo received the Best European Jazz Musician award at the Théâtre du Châtelet of Paris, on behalf of the prestigious French Academy of Jazz, and he was awarded the “National Prize for Modern Music” by the Ministry of Education and Culture in 2015.