Pablo Jofré


J.P. Jofre was raised in San Juan, Argentina. He attended San Juan's Escuela de Música. He primarily was a drummer, and also studied the vibraphonebassoon, piano, singing and double bass. He played in a heavy metal band. He heard a recording by Astor Piazzolla, which is uncle played for him when he was seventeen years old. He fell in love with the sound and style of the bandoneon.

In 2002 or 2003, he relocated to New York City with is mother and brother. His brother, who is deaf, struggled to find decent education in Argentina, but succeeded in finding it in New York, hence the relocation. He lives and works in Harlem in New York City.