Why hire Victor Samalot / Solo Guitarist?
Solo instrumental acoustic guitarist in Cleveland performing in various venues in Northeast Ohio area inspired by Jazz stylings, latin, acoustic rock.
Go to my website for audio & video clips, and performance schedule.
Cover artists such as Santana, Ottmar Liebert, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Dave Brubeck, The Beatles, Craig Chaquico, and more.. along with my original music. Available for festivals, clubs, concerts, coffee houses, cafe's, self help groups, health/healing festivals, community groups, weddings, house concerts, restaurants, hotels, wineries, church groups, corporate/private events, country clubs, opening act, schools, etc..
Victor Samalot is an accomplished guitarist and bassist as well as co-founder / guitarist for rock - fusion group RARE BLEND (1994-present) with 5 CD releases receiving college & internet radio airplay and CD sales in the US, Europe, South America, Japan, etc... Victor has been playing professionally for over 25 years with a successful career performing in concerts, Festivals, television appearances, film scoring, studio sessions, and teaching guitar.
Since 2009, Victor has been performing as a solo instrumental acoustic guitarist inspired by Jazz stylings, Latin / Flamenco, Acoustic rock, Ambient and World rhythms. Covering artists such as Santana, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Dave Brubeck, Ottmar Liebert, Craig Chaquico, Jose Feliciano, George Benson, etc... along with his original music mixed in.
Current and Past Venues Include:
Mavis Winkles, Wolf Creek Winery, Georgetown Restaurant, Dino's of Solon, Taste Restaurant, Uptowne Grille, Austin's Wood Fire Grill, Phil The Fire, Galleria at Erieview, Whole Foods Market, Phoenix Coffee South Euclid, Vine & Bean Cafe, Melange Restaurant, Kurios Cafe, Prosperity Social Club, North End Restaurant, Waterloo Arts Fest, Lakewood Public Library, Root Cafe, Larchmere Porchfest, Wooster Arts & Jazz Fest, Harvest Moon Fest, etc...
Victor Samalot: Acoustic & electric guitarist
Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck, Phil Keaggy, George Benson, Eric Clapton, Otmar Liebert, etc...
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 60 - 180 minutes
Thank you so much. You were a huge hit!! I really appreciate your professionalism and your performance was awesome!! (Martin King / American Family Insurance, Akron, OH)
Thank you Victor! I enjoyed listening to your playing. You are very talented. I will share your name with friends and family. (Donna Thomas / Lakewood, OH)
“An extremely talented musician, Victor's blend of Jazz, Latin and Improvisation makes for a great evening of music. Whether it's a solo performance or with his group Rare Blend, Victor always keeps his audience in the moment. I highly recommend getting out to a Victor Samalot show!” (Acoustic Ohio / Owner)
I received many compliments on your playing the other day. Everyone is very pleased and I had team members beg me to have you back. I’m very excited you’re interested in playing and we’ll just keep putting you on the schedule! (Manda Kelly / Whole Foods Market)
Thanks so much for your marvelous music on Saturday. That is a party my sister will never forget, probably the nicest she has ever had. And it was largely selfish on my part, since it gave me an opportunity to listen to you all afternoon.(Eileen Viz / Cleveland Hts., OH)
Song list (covers):
It's Probaby me - Eric Clapton
Europa - Santana
Bella - Santana
Bsame Mucho - Traditional Spanish
Flor D' Luna - Santana
Oye Como Va - Santana
Sleepwalk - Santo & Johnny
Light My Fire - Jose Feliciano
Cause We Ended As Lovers - Jeff Beck / Stevie Wonder
Gathering of The Tribes - Craig Chaquico
Native Tongue - Craig Chaquico
On Broadway - George Benson
Riders On The Storm - The Doors
Norweigan Wood -- The Beatles
Red Barchetta - Rush
Forgive me - Oscar Lopez
2 The Night - Ottmar Liebert
Summer Time - From " Porgy & Bess" (Contemporary Version)
Take 5 - Dave Brubeck
Godfather Theme - " From the movie "The Godfather"
I Shot The Sheriff - Bob Marley (Eric Clapton version)
Plus my original music from my CD recordings
CDs For Sale
2006: 27 gigs
2007: 30 gigs
2008: 27 gigs
2009: 29 gigs
2010: 26 gigs
2011: 32 gigs
2012: 23 gigs
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Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Awards Night, Bar/Lounge, Birthday Party, Casino, Christmas Party, Church Service, Club/Nightclub, Concert Venue, Convention, Corporate Event, Ethnic Celebration, Festival, Fundraiser, Funeral Service, Grand Opening, Holiday Party, Hotel, Private Party, Restaurant, Reunion, Sporting Event, Studio Session, Wedding Ceremony