Jose Carbajal is a Uruguayan folk singer.He made his primary school in the Industrial School of Don Bosco in Puerto Sauce and one year of the high school in the public lyceum. He abandoned because he started to work as worker in textile factories settled in his hometown. But he completed his studies in a free nocturnal lyceum organized by him and other workers. In 1967 he migrated to Montevideo and started to act in folk clubs singing his compositions. That year he has the opportunity to release, for the Orfeo label his first phonogram, in which featured guitar with Roberto Cabrera.