Latin Grammy Winner in 2007
for the album "I love Tango"
Gold Medal Award from the Société Academie d'Éducation et d'Encouragement
2010 HOLA Award Recipient for over 60 years as a Master of the Bandoneon
"Is the Bandoneon a living creature? It may seem so.…In the hands of a skilled musician it starts to grumble and whine, to breathe and to sing its heart out. Few people can play it like Raul Jaurena - he literally embraces it and elicits from it the whole range of emotions that this unique instrument is able to evoke."