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L a t i n & C l a s s i c a l G u i t a r i s t #1
Born in Frauenfeld, Switzerland, this guitarist plays many styles including Rumba Flamenco, Gypsy, Spanish Classical, and Jazz. He began to play guitar in 1985 and studied at the Jazz Conservatory St. Gallen. After formimg and playing in a dozen bands and recording an album with "The Minimals" he moved to Los Angeles to attend Musicians Institute in Hollywood where he graduated with honors. In 1993 he enrolled at L.A.V.C. to study classical guitar, arranging and orchestration, attend master classes and perform recitals. Then, in 94' he began to play mandolin, banjo and other exotic string instruments, developed a strong interest in flamenco guitar and studied with L.A. teachers.
While Indian master Hari Har Rao tutored him in the art of sitar playing Narada recording artists Axiom of Choice invited him in 1994 to join the band for their debut album. In 95' he designed a series of guitars with Luthier Boaz Elkayam, recorded and released an album with his Rumba Flamenco band and also played on Ricky Martin's "A Medio Vivir" featuring the hit song "Maria." He was later called up to play on Ricky's Grammy Winning 98 release Vuelve.
His solo debut album was released in 2000 and he has now finished his second solo album.
Other Credits Include: The Mexican - Popstars - Doubletake - Love and Basketball - Paulie - Gunshy - Shasta McNasty - Party of Five
Partial Song List
Canon in D - Pachelbel
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