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  • This elegant Cuban guitarist is the perfect Latin guitarist to hire for any drinks reception or recital, performing a mix of Latin and Classical music.

    Our Cuban Guitarist is one of the finest young performers from the Cuban Classical Guitar School. A sophisticated virtuoso on his instrument and an ambassador of Cuban culture. Born in Havana, he graduated from the Superior Institute of Art (ISA Havana) in Guitar, for which he was awarded a first-class honors degree graduating a year early. Described as “a true pioneer” (Classic FM Magazine), award winning London-based Cuban guitarist, he is one of the finest performers of the Cuban classical guitar school. In Spring 2016, he will release his sixth album featuring Grammy nominee and fellow Cuban guitarist – Eduardo Martin – which they will subsequently tour across the UK and Europe.

    During his years in Cuba, he took part in masterclasses with Leo Brouwer, John Williams, Costas Cotsiolis, Shinichi Fukuda, Joseph Urshalmi, Marcos Socias, Gonzalo Salazar and Eduardo Martin. After graduating he made frequent festival appearances at Hispano-American Guitar Festival (Mexico), Dublin Guitar Week (Ireland) and Havana International Guitar Festival.

    Our Cuban Guitarist has not gone unrecognised in his industry winning two prizes at Cubadisco Awards 2009, Best Instrumental Soloist & Best Instrumental Album for his debut recording paying homage to the late Ñico Rojas. The same album was nominated for Best Artist & Best Newcomer in Songlines World Music Magazine, and Best Album & Best Single at the Latin American Music Awards UK. With interviews, reviews and profiles in many publications including Jazzwise, The Sunday Times, Songlines Magazine, Classical Guitar Magazine, Time Out, MUSO and Classic FM Magazine.

    Our guitarist is available to hire for private parties and events in London, Surrey, Oxford, Cambridge, UK & events abroad.

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  • Performance Options

    Background Music 2 x 45 minutes

    Mini Recital 20 – 45 Minutes

    Instrument Choices

    Solo Guitar

    Guitar and Percussion

    Guitar, Bass and Percussion

  • Previous Performances Include

    BBC Radio 3 and BBC London. Venues; Wigmore Hall, The Sage Gateshead, Union Chapel, Queen Elizabeth Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields, LSO St Luke’s and St James’ Piccadilly. Festivals; London Classical Guitar Festival, Bath international Guitar Festival, The Sage Guitar Festival, Kings Place Music Festival, Cambridge Summer Music festival, Kinsale Arts Week Festival (Ireland), City of London Festival, London Guitar Festival, XI Bolivar Hall, International Guitar Festival, Chester Summer Festival, Ilkley Festival, Halesworth Art Festival, X Bolivar Hall International Guitar Festival, Ards Guitar Festival (Northern Ireland) and Discovering Latin America.

     

  • ”Compelling” – The Sunday Times

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