Styles Latin Guitar Duos / Groups
Counties Bedfordshire • Berkshire • Buckinghamshire • Cambridgeshire • East Sussex • Essex • Greater London • Hampshire • Hertfordshire • Kent • Leicestershire • Northamptonshire • Oxfordshire • Suffolk • Surrey • West Midlands
This exciting young trio consists of an established classical guitarist, a much-travelled bassist and a top international percussionist.
The result is a unique crossover of classical guitar and latin jazz, inspired by South American composers such as Jobim, Almeida and Baden Powell.
Performances can be tailored for any event, from full concert performances providing audience focus,
to background accompaniment for parties, dinners, weddings etc.
He started playing guitar at the age of six and has progressed into a striking, accomplished performer of many different guitar styles, namely Classical, Romantic, Spanish and Flamenco, through to Latin Jazz, Rock and Pop.
After winning several arts competitions, he gained a music scholarship with the Amersham & Wycombe Music Centre, and had reached the final for the regional Young Musician of the Year by the age of twelve.
From this classical background, he went on to train at the University of Salford, gaining a degree in Popular Music and Recording. As a result, he possesses the vast diversity of repertoire needed to accommodate the many different forms of function work.
He has undertaken live session work in the UK for musicals such as 'Grease', 'Joseph' and 'The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas' . He currently plays and writes songs for a highly rated original band called 'The Other Band', who have performed at various London venues as well as the Cambridge Folk Festival.
He has a wealth of musical history, touring/writing with Australia's own 'Taxiride' (Warner Music)
and 'CBD' (Sony Music), supporting artists such as Tina Arena, Mark Lizzote(Diesel) and Jimmy Barnes to name but a few. In London he plays with Ola Onabule,The Real People, Noel Mc Coy, and various sessions.
5-star Hotel residencies include Sheraton Walker-Hill in Seoul South Korea, Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Tateshina Private Resort in Nagano, Japan.
He is a top session percussionist with a diverse background, from working with Peter Kay in Manchester to perfoming at the Royal Albert Hall. He has toured across the world as far as Cuba, and all over the UK.