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Yesterday New Flamenco Jazz Guitar Release

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Yesterday New Flamenco Jazz Guitar Release, Thomas Lorenzo

I must conclude, that my recent trip to Spain has been very fruitful, in terms of composing, as a result of the warmth I felt immersed in the Mediterranean Culture.

I have mentioned, in previous posts,  that I would be releasing periodically new flamenco jazz guitar tracks. Some of these guitar tracks will be original compositions, and others arrangements of tunes I adore to play.  It is most noteworthy to state that I am a Beatles fan and one of the tunes I love is Yesterday,  credited to John Lennon and Paul Mc Cartney.

Furthermore , while I was in Spain I had the pleasure of recording alongside a flamenco percussion master, Jose Motos Perez. We laid down a few live takes of the song, Yesterday,  with Flamenco Guitar and Flamenco percussion.

Therefore,  I include in this blog a player that you may use to listen to the track. In my next blog I will add the other take of Yesterday and I cannot wait to hear what you like best .Yesterday New Flamenco Jazz Guitar Release,

 

Yesterday New Flamenco Jazz Guitar Release

Yesterday  (Lennon–McCartney)

Thomas Lorenzo : Spanish Nylon String Guitar
Jose Motos Perez: Tinaja, Palmas

Uplifting groovy flamenco guitar and percussion. A unique rhythmic journey into happy mediterranean grooves. A masterpiece to enjoy.

This track belongs to: Celebrating Music from the Heart Series 2016. Thomas Lorenzo plays Flamenco Guitar Ramirez 1962.

The artists:

José Motos Pérez was born in Madrid in 1970.  Son of the acclaimed flamenco guitarist, Pepe Motos ( Carmen Amaya)  and the bailaora, Mila de Vargas, ( Ballet Nacional de España). He has extensively worked alongside artists as:  Sara Baras, Tomtito and  Chano Domínguez. Artists as Mayte Martín, Diego Carrasco and  El Kejío, collaborate on his solo albums.

Thomas Lorenzo is a world renowned and award-winning guitarist, composer and music educator.  Thomas has released five solo instrumental albums in contemporary Jazz, Blues and Flamenco styles.

His latest release, Spanish Breeze, debuted at #36 on the Top 50 Jazz Week World Music Album Charts in 2010 and was #32 on the College Music Journal Jazz Chart. The album features Grammy nominee Alphonso Johnson (Weather Report, Grateful Dead) on Bass, Dave Garfield (George Benson) on Keys, and Walfredo Reyes (Santana) on Drums, and was produced by Grammy nominee Bruce Sugar ( Ringo Starr)

Upcoming Concerts

I would like to invite you all to keep track of my upcoming Melbourne and Sydney concerts. My next major concert will be on November 25 at 8pm. I have as special guests: Angel Mellado on Vocals, and Bernardo Soler, on Guitar.

Melbourne Concerts Thomas Lorenzo

November 25, 2016, 8 pm

World Music Flamenco and Jazz
Thomas Lorenzo: Composer, Guitar

Armadale Uniting Church
86A Kooyong Rd, Armadale, VIC, 3143

Tickets: $25

Flamenco Guitar for sale

For all those guitar enthusiast I have a unique, hand picked Flamenco Guitar for sale. Every time I go to Spain, I try to bring back a guitar and after a few years I sell it. When I choose a guitar, I test all the guitars in a shop without looking at brands or prices, hence, I  select only by sound consideration. Please take a peek.

Upcoming Guitar Courses

You can find on my Melbourne Sydney Creative Guitar School website all dates for upcoming guitar courses levels 1 top 6 .

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Thank you all for reading my blog.

Regards

Thomas

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