Alex Guillen

Why book Alex Guillen?

Hi, I am an acoustic guitarist/composer & arranger with almost 20 years of professional playing experience in the San Diego area. My dad first showed me how to strum my first chord on his Spanish Guitar when I was 12 years old and I've been hooked on that beautiful sound ever since!

I am a very versatile guitarist and who is comfortable playing many different styles of music from Classical, Flamenco, & Latin Jazz to Jazz standards, Bossa Nova, Mariachi, World Music and beyond. When I perform my music compositions they have been described as having "exciting guitar passages coupled with enchanting melodies that creates a sound that lingers in the listener's ear long after the performance."

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Great job.

I hired Alex to perform at my mother's 75th Birthday dinner. It was a small event of 25 people. I had him play for an hour and he did a wonderful job. The music was enjoyed by all. Thank you Alex for helping make my mother's birthday special.
Liz

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Reviewer: Liz V.
Event: Birthday Party in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Sep 2, 2012
Hired As: Guitarist

Mariachis

I hired Mariachis through Alex Guillen and had a great experience from start to finish. He was very helpful when i told him my budget and worked with me to get the best fit for my event. The Mariachis he sent to my event showed up on time and looked and sounded great. I was going to hire another group prior to contacting Gig masters and they double booked and were not able to provide me with the security I needed. Alex sent me a contract right away and I wa able to put a deposit down with my credit card online. It was easy and no surprises or disappointments, all was as stated on the contract. I highly reccomend them. Lisa

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Reviewer: Lisa I.
Event: Private Party in Carlsbad, CA
Event Date: Jun 16, 2012

Alex Guillen

I met Alex Guillen when I enrolled in his samba/bossa nova workshop. I found Alex to be knowledgeable about the subject and adept at being able to teach all levels of experience in the same class. I've attended jam sessions with Alex and was impressed by his versatility to play different styles of music from Latin to jazz to standards to songs from the 1970s and 1980s. His original composition of "Eclipse" is so compelling, I posted it on my Facebook wall and have received positive feedback about it. Anyone who has the opportunity to work with Alex will be glad for the experience. I think he is a gifted musician.

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Reviewer: Geri K.
Event: Other in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Dec 10, 2011

Great guitar playing!

Alex G is a wonderful guitarist that will add just the right nuance, and atmosphere to any event.

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Reviewer: Barry J.
Event: Club/Nightclub in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Jun 2, 2012

The Can Do Man

If you want a dynamic, pleasant and beautiful guitar sound for your event, I highly recommend Alex Guillen as your man. I have worked with him both as a singer and pianist and he makes it easy and fun to work with. And always a crowd pleaser.

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Reviewer: Sharon C.
Event: Wedding Reception in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Feb 18, 2012

Perfect addition to the day

Alex played at my wedding for the ceremony and the cocktail hour and he was amazing! His playing was beautiful. He played a wonderful mix of spanish and popular music. We received many compliments regading the atmosphere that he help to create and I would recommend him to anyone! Also, he was one of the few venders that actually made it on time to the wedding due to an insane amount of rain! Thanks Alex!

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Reviewer: Kirstin O.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Nov 4, 2011
Hired As: Guitarist

Top notch!

Alex was absolutely fantastic!! We got married a couples months ago, and so glad we found him to play for our ceremony and cocktail hour. We were looking for someone that could play some classical/spanish guitar, some traditional wedding songs (including special requests), and then kick it up a notch with some lively jazz and flamenco for the cocktail hour. Alex nailed it every time. He really set the mood for the wedding and got everyone ready for a fun reception. His girlfriend even helped us cue the bridal party so the timing was perfect! Not only would we recommend Alex to anyone, we would hire him again in a heartbeat. Well done and thanks again!!

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Reviewer: Brian F.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Apr 7, 2012
Hired As: Guitarist, Classical Guitarist, Cuban Entertainment, Jazz Guitarist, Spanish Entertainment

Excellent Choice!

Our family hired Alex to perform at my daughter's wedding. Alex is highly talented, very accommodating and reasonably priced. We interviewed several musicians. Alex rose well above the rest. We were very pleased with our choice. High points all the way around!

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Reviewer: Rachel O.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Nov 4, 2011
Hired As: Guitarist

A Guitarist's Guitarist

I am a guitarist who took a bossa nova workshop class from Alex. I was very impressed with his skillful playing and stylistic panache. Very highly recommended!

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Reviewer: Dan D.
Event: Workshop in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Dec 10, 2011

Response from Alex Guillen:

Hey Dan, thanks! That means a lot coming from such a fine guitar player as yourself!

Professional and talented!

I've hired Alex Guillen on multiple occasions to play guitar during our special events and holiday parties. He always shows up early and is very accommodating to the needs of our residents and their families. The residents adore him and always gush at how wonderful he is! Thanks Alex!

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Reviewer: Alison M.
Organization: St. Paul's Villa
Event: Holiday Party in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Apr 8, 2012
Hired As: Guitarist

Response from Alex Guillen:

Hi Alison, I always have a great time when I perform for the great community at St. Paul's Villa in Banker's Hill. Looking forward to the next special holiday event!

Excellent well rounded guitarist

Alex has been the organizer of the Afro Cuban collective. He led the musical sessions, selected pieces to play and also conducted sectionals. He also plays different and diverse gigs covering many styles including flamenco, bossa nova, bolero, etc. which makes him an asset for any small band since he can also double as bass player. His niche is in acoustical guitar and he is a devoted musician who does not do this part time but with a full immersion passion. Alex is always at his best to play or rehearse so he will be the go to person for your corporate event (guitar background), any other events or to have on board for recording sessions or musical projects.

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Reviewer: Jorge M.
Event: Band Member Wanted in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Jun 5, 2012

Response from Alex Guillen:

Hi Jorge, thank you for the great review!!

Versatile and very professional

Alex and myself have performed for many events in the past two years. As a solo artist, Alex is very entertaining and has the ability to play classical, rumba, bossa nova and flamenco styles. He is also a very good jazz artist.

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Reviewer: Alex L.
Event: Club/Nightclub in Santee, CA
Event Date: May 31, 2012

Segio Lewis' comments about Alex Guillen

In the few times I had the opportunity to interact with Alex in a musical setting he has always organizes and leads the event with great proffesionalism and in a fun and learning way!

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Reviewer: Sergio L.
Event: Other in Chula Vista, CA
Event Date: Apr 1, 2009

Wonderful Musician!

It is with such joy that I have watched Alex grow and become the professional musician that he is today. He was already a fine guitarist when he came to our music department many years ago, and now he has established himself firmly in the musical community. He is also a fine gentleman and a real pleasure to work with!

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Reviewer: Fred B.
Event: Concert Venue in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Jun 1, 2012

Response from Alex Guillen:

Thank you Fred, you are a great mentor and your review means so much to me!

Very Professional

I am a professional vocalist and hired Alex recently to play guitar and accompany me for an event. He arrived early and was great to work with.

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Reviewer: Tracy B.
Event: Fundraiser in San Diego, CA
Event Date: May 4, 2012
Hired As: Guitarist

Response from Alex Guillen:

Thank you for the review Tracy! That fund raiser was a lot of fun and I'm looking forward to accompanying your sultry vocals again ;)

versatility and style

I've had the pleasure of seeing Alex play to generally packed rooms all around San Diego, and he never disappoints. Alex's skill on the guitar is above most performers of this kind. He seems to have an endless amount of knowledge of jazz, Bossa nova, flamenco and classical. great guitarist and great guy.

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Reviewer: Tony O.
Event: Bar/Lounge in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Apr 20, 2012

Response from Alex Guillen:

Wow Tony, thanks man!! I really appreciate the awesome review!

Professional and Talented Performer

Alex Guillen is a great guitarist who is well-versed in just about every genre of music. In addition, he is professional in manner and attire so you won't be disappointed when dealing with him. His rates are very reasonable for San Diego and I highly recommend him for any event.

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Reviewer: Melanie J.
Event: Bar/Lounge in San Diego, CA
Event Date: May 30, 2012

Response from Alex Guillen:

Thanks Melanie! I appreciate the great awesomeness of your review :)

Great player

Alex is a great player and very reliable. He would be a great addition to any event you are looking to book!

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Reviewer: Nathan J.
Event: Other in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Jun 1, 2012

Response from Alex Guillen:

Hey Nate, I really appreciate you giving me a great review. I really consider it an honor coming from such a great musician such as yourself. Thanks so much!

A Great Guitarist for Vocalists!

I've had the pleasure of working with Alex on multiple occasions. He is an accomplished Latin Jazz guitarist with a versatile style and an extensive repertoire. As a jazz vocalist, he's terrific to work with! Alex will support you and take you on a wonderful musical journey, all the while giving you the freedom you need to do your stuff, while preserving the integrity of the music. Working with him is such fun!

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Reviewer: Dawn O.
Event: Bar/Lounge in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Aug 9, 2011

Response from Alex Guillen:

Thanks Dawn! You are a wonderful friend, and it is always a pleasure making music with you :)

Enjoy to listen to Alex's solos wow!!!

Alex is a wonderful musician that plays each style from bossa to pure jazz as a master piece. I can't wait to enjoy his playing again soon

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Reviewer: Alex u. J.
Event: Concert Venue in Chula Vista, CA
Event Date: May 7, 2010

Response from Alex Guillen:

Thanks so much Alex! I am looking forward to creating some music with you again :)

Talented Guitarist

I met Alex at a bridal fair and have booked him for my August wedding. I am so excited to be working with this talented man.

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Reviewer: Jennifer W.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in San Diego, CA
Event Date: May 31, 2012
Hired As: Guitarist

Response from Alex Guillen:

Hi Jennifer, I am definitely looking forward to performing at your wedding this August. Thanks so much for the review!!

Alex Guillen + Guitar = Versatility

... It is always a pleasure to hear him.From classical guitar to bossanova Alex has the power to captivate an auditence as soon as he comes on stage,I really admire his extraordinary technique.

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Reviewer: Orpheus
Event: Concert Venue in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Apr 21, 2011

Response from Alex Guillen:

Thanks so much!

Alex Guillen is a suberb, versatile flamenco /jazz guitarist

Alex is an extremely agile and talented guitarist able to play tunes from the genres of flamenco, jazz, latin jazz with great skill and ease. I sang with him on numerous occasions and his accompaniment to my vocals was very instinctive and a perfect complement to my singing. He was able to take a number of requests because of his vast repetoire. A definite crowd pleaser!

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Reviewer: Steve T.
Event: Restaurant in San Diego, CA
Event Date: Dec 10, 2011

Response from Alex Guillen:

Hi Steve, thanks so very much! It's always a pleasure accompanying your vocals on gigs!

Great Music

I have seen Alex at several venues and he always provides solid music and entertainment. If you want to see a quality guitar player Alex is your man.

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Reviewer: Daniel L.
Event: Bar/Lounge in San Diego, CA
Event Date: May 30, 2012

Response from Alex Guillen:

Thanks Dan, coming from a musician of your caliber, your review means a lot!

Talented Musician and Leader!

Alex is talented professional musician who I have had the pleasure of hearing play guitar several times. One of his mentors is a guitarist from the Grammy-nominated group, Strunz and Farah, and it shows in Alex's exceptional guitar playing. He is also the leader of the Afro-Cuban Collective--a group of both seasoned and amateur musicians who come together monthly to jam on various Afro-Cuban songs. He is excellent at conducting our group and getting us to sound pretty good despite the fact that different people show up each time, and we have very varied skill levels. As one of the amateur vocalists in the group, I have taken a couple of workshops from Alex. He is extremely knowledgable and a very patient teacher. It is always a pleasure to work with Alex!

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Reviewer: Elizabeth R.
Event: Other in San Diego, CA
Event Date: May 31, 2012

Response from Alex Guillen:

Thanks so much Elizabeth! It's always fun to work with you and everyone from the San Diego Afro Cuban Collective. I'm also happy that you are enjoying my music workshops and look forward to doing some more very soon :)

Great guitarist. Real dedication to the craft.

Alex works as hard as any guitarist I have ever seen or heard. He is really getting rich sound and good color from the guitar. Alex is also a great guy to work with. A genuinely nice guy.

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Reviewer: Len L.
Event: Other in Chula Vista, CA
Event Date: Nov 17, 2011

Response from Alex Guillen:

Thank you Len!! It has been a pleasure to work with such a talented guitar builder. I really enjoy performing on your guitar because of the pallet of colors available to me and I am looking forward to getting that 7-string soon too!!

Outstanding Guitarist!

Alex has a command of his music that only comes with his love and knowledge of his chosen instrument. I have played with him on several occasions and totally enjoyed the experience. His command of the acoustic Spanish Guitar in all genres of music whether it be Classical, Flamenco & Latin Jazz, Jazz or Bossa Nova, is a joy to the ear. Whether he is playing solo are in a group setting, his music is like a fine wine, mellow and mature.

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Reviewer: John C.
Event: Club/Nightclub in San Diego, CA
Event Date: May 1, 2012

Response from Alex Guillen:

Thank you John, it was a pleasure to play with you and I look forward to many more gigging opportunities with you.

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 45 - 300 minutes
  • Fee: $295-$695
  • Insurance:
  • Languages: English, Spanish

Overview

I am a very versatile guitarist and who is comfortable playing many different styles of music from Classical, Flamenco, & Latin Jazz to Jazz standards, Bossa Nova, Mariachi, World Music and beyond. When I perform my original music compositions they have been described as having "exciting guitar passages coupled with enchanting melodies that creates a sound that lingers in the listener's ear long after the performance is over."

As a solo performer, I can either perform totally acoustic or if you would like a more full-bodied sound, I can perform with backing tracks that I record live with my guitar pedal to give the illusion of having more than one person playing at once. Whether I'm playing background ambient music for a corporate event or performing on stage in front of an attentive audience, you can rest assured of my commitment to you to always be punctual, courteous and professional.

Additional Booking Notes

I will provide any needed amplification. I can use a portable battery powered for outdoor events and have a microphone for you to use if you require it for no additional charge.

Alex Guillen

Hi, I am an acoustic guitarist/composer & arranger with almost 20 years of professional playing experience in the San Diego area. My dad first showed me how to strum my first chord on his Spanish Guitar when I was 12 years old and I've been hooked on that beautiful sound ever since!

I am a very versatile guitarist and who is comfortable playing many different styles of music from Classical, Flamenco, & Latin Jazz to Jazz standards, Bossa Nova, Mariachi, World Music and beyond. When I perform my original music compositions they have been described as having "exciting guitar passages coupled with enchanting melodies that creates a sound that lingers in the listener's ear long after the performance is over."

As a solo performer, I can either perform totally acoustic or if you would like a more full-bodied sound, I can perform with backing tracks that I record live with my guitar pedal to give the illusion of having more than one person playing at once. Whether I'm playing background ambient music for a corporate event or performing on stage in front of an attentive audience, you can rest assured of my commitment to you to always be punctual, courteous and professional.

Song List
JAZZ STANDARDS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All Blues - Miles Davis
All Of Me - Seymour Simons
All The Things You Are - Jerome Kern
Angel Eyes - Matt Dennis
Au Privave - Charlie Parker
Autumn Leaves - Joseph Kosma
Bessie's Blues - John Coltrane
Black Coffee - Paul Francis Webster
Black Orpheus - Luiz Bonfa
Blue Bossa - Kenny Durham
Blue Monk - Thelonious Monk
Blue Skies - Irving Berlin
Blue Train (Blue Trane) - John Coltrane
Blues For Alice - Charlie Parker
Bluesette - Jean Thielemans
Bye Bye Blackbird - Ray Henderson & Mort Dixon
But Beautiful - Jimmy Vanheusen
"C" Jam Blues - Duke Ellington
Ceora - Lee Morgan
Chega De Suadade (No More Blues) - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Chelsea Bridge - Billy Strayhorn
Cherokee (Indian Love Song) - Ray Noble
Cotton Tail - Duke Ellington
Darn That Dream - Jimmy Vanheusen
Days Of Wine And Roses - Henry Mancini
Don't Get Around Much Anymore - Duke Ellington
Doxy - Sonny Rollins
Dream A Little Dream Of Me - Wilbur Schwandt
Easy To Love - Cole Porter
Embraceable You - Goerge Gershwin
A Fine Romance - Jerome Kern
500 Miles High - Chick Corea
Flinstone's Theme - Bryson & Goldberg
Fly Me To The Moon - Bart Howard
Footprints - Wayne Shorter
Four On Six - Wes Montgomery
Freddie Freeloader - Miles Davis
Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
The Girl From Ipanema - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Have You Met Miss Jones - Richard Rogers
How High The Moon - Morgan Lewis
How Insensitive (Insensatez) - Antonio Carlos Jobim
I Can't Give You Anything But Love - Jimmy McHugh
I Could Wright A Book - Richard Rogers
I Hear A Rhapsody - Jim Hall
I Love You - Cole Porter
I'm Beginning To See The Light - Don George & Duke Ellington
Impressions - John Coltrane
In A Sentimental Mood - Duke Ellington
Invitation - Paul Francis Webster
Isn't It Romantic? - Richard Rodgers
Is You Is - Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby)
It Could Happen To You - Jimmy Van Huessen
It Don't Mean A Thing - Duke Ellington
It's Only Paper Moon - Harold Arlen
Jordu - Duke Jordan
Joy Spring - Clifford Brown
Killer Joe - Benny Golson
Love For Sale - Cole Porter
Lullaby Of Birdland - George Shearing
Maiden Voyage - Herbie Hancock
Meditation (Meditacao) - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Misty - Erroll Garner
Moment's Notice - John Coltrane
Morning - Claire Fischer
My Favorite Things - Richard Rodgers
My Foolish Hear - Victor Young
My Funny Valentine - Richard Rodgers
My Romance - Richard Rodgers
My Shining Hour - Harold Arlen
My Way - Jacques Revaux
Nica's Dream - Horace Silver
Night And Day - Cole Porter
A Night In Tunisia - John "Dizzy" Gillespie
Nuages - Django Reinhardt
Out Of Nowhere - Johnny Green
Recorda-Me - Joe Henderson
Satin Doll - Duke Ellington
Scrapple From The Apple - Charlie Parker
Softly As In The Morning Sunrise - Hammerstein & Romberg
So Nice (Summer Samba) - Marcos Valle
Sugar - Stanley Turrentine
Summertime - Ella Fitzgerald
Sweet Georgia Brown - Bernie/Pinkard & Casey
Take Five - Paul Desmon
Take The "A" Train - Billy Strayhorn & Duke Ellington
Tenor Madness - Sonny Rollins
That's Amore (That's Love) - Harry Warren
There Is No Greater Love - Isham Jones
There Will Never Be Another You - Harry Warren
Unchain My Heart - Bobby Sharp
Waltz For Debby - Bill Evans
Well You Needn't (It's Over Now) - Thelonious Monk
When Sunny Gets Blue - Marvin Fischer
Whem You Wish Upon A Star - Leigh Harline
Yesterday - John Lennon & Paul McCartney
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life - Stevie Wonder
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - Cole Porter
You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You - Russ Morgan
BRAZILIAN JAZZ/BOSSA NOVA - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Agua De Beber (Water To Drink) - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Brazil - S.K. Russell
A Day In The Life Of A Fool (Manha De Carnaval) - Luiz Bonfa
Desafinado - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Gental Rain - Astrud Gilberto
Groovy Samba - Sergio Mendes
Jazz N' Samba (So Danco Samba) - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Mas Que Nada - Sergio Mendes
Meditation - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Once I Loved (Amor Em Paz) (Love In Peace) - A.C. Jobim
One Note Samba - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado) - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Samba De Orpheo (Samba De Orpheus) - Luiz Bonfa
Samba Pa' Ti - Carlos Santana
She's A Carioca - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Triste - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Wave - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Whatch What Happens - Michel Le Grand
LATIN JAZZ/SPANISH CLASSICS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Afro Blue - Mongo Santamaria
Armando's Rumba - Chick Corea
Besame Mucho - Consuelo Valazquez
Bruca Manigua - Arsenio Rodriguez
Chan Chan - Buena Vista Social Club
Cielito Lindo - Carlos Fernandez
Compadre Pedro Juan - Luis Alberti
Contigo En La Distancia - Cesar Portillo de La Luz
El Bodeguero - Orquesta Arangon
El Cumbanchero - Rafael Hernandez
El Manisero - Moises Simons
Guadalajara - Pepe Guizar
Guantanamera - Celia Cruz
Juan Pachanga - Ruben Blades
Malaguena - Ernesto Lecuona
La Bamba - Ritchie Valens
Lagrimas Negras - Miguel Matamoros
Mambo #5 - Perez Prado
Mambo #8 - Perez Prado
Mambo Influenciado - Jesus "Chucho" Valdes
Mambo Inn - Mario Bauza
Oye Como Va - Tito Puente
Para Cochero - Miguel Angel Banguela
Picadillo - Tito Puente
Pefidia - Alberto Dominguez
Ran Kan Kan - Tito Puente
Rico Vacilon - Rosendo Ruiz
Solamente Una Vez - Agustin Laura
Spanish Eyes - Burt Kaempfert
Son De La Loma - Miguel Matamoros
Song For My Father - Horace Silver
St. Thomas - Sonny Rollins
Suavecito - Orquesta Sensacion
Sway (Quien Sera) - Pablo Beltran Ruiz
Tico Tico (Tico No Fuba) - Zequinha Abreu
Tres Lindas Cubanas - Orquesta Aragon
Quando Quando Quando (Tell Me When) - Tony Renis
Quizas Quizas Quizas (Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps) - O. Farres
Watermelon Man - Herbie Hancock

The team providing the talent:

Alex Guillen

Guitarist

Set List

I can learn any song and will play it for you as a special request if you like.

Here is my current Song List:

JAZZ STANDARDS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All Blues - Miles Davis
All Of Me - Seymour Simons
All The Things You Are - Jerome Kern
Angel Eyes - Matt Dennis
Au Privave - Charlie Parker
Autumn Leaves - Joseph Kosma
Bessie's Blues - John Coltrane
Black Coffee - Paul Francis Webster
Black Orpheus - Luiz Bonfa
Blue Bossa - Kenny Durham
Blue Monk - Thelonious Monk
Blue Skies - Irving Berlin
Blue Train (Blue Trane) - John Coltrane
Blues For Alice - Charlie Parker
Bluesette - Jean Thielemans
Bye Bye Blackbird - Ray Henderson & Mort Dixon
But Beautiful - Jimmy Vanheusen
"C" Jam Blues - Duke Ellington
Ceora - Lee Morgan
Chega De Suadade (No More Blues) - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Chelsea Bridge - Billy Strayhorn
Cherokee (Indian Love Song) - Ray Noble
Cotton Tail - Duke Ellington
Darn That Dream - Jimmy Vanheusen
Days Of Wine And Roses - Henry Mancini
Don't Get Around Much Anymore - Duke Ellington
Doxy - Sonny Rollins
Dream A Little Dream Of Me - Wilbur Schwandt
Easy To Love - Cole Porter
Embraceable You - Goerge Gershwin
A Fine Romance - Jerome Kern
500 Miles High - Chick Corea
Flinstone's Theme - Bryson & Goldberg
Fly Me To The Moon - Bart Howard
Footprints - Wayne Shorter
Four On Six - Wes Montgomery
Freddie Freeloader - Miles Davis
Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
The Girl From Ipanema - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Have You Met Miss Jones - Richard Rogers
How High The Moon - Morgan Lewis
How Insensitive (Insensatez) - Antonio Carlos Jobim
I Can't Give You Anything But Love - Jimmy McHugh
I Could Wright A Book - Richard Rogers
I Hear A Rhapsody - Jim Hall
I Love You - Cole Porter
I'm Beginning To See The Light - Don George & Duke Ellington
Impressions - John Coltrane
In A Sentimental Mood - Duke Ellington
Invitation - Paul Francis Webster
Isn't It Romantic? - Richard Rodgers
Is You Is - Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby)
It Could Happen To You - Jimmy Van Huessen
It Don't Mean A Thing - Duke Ellington
It's Only Paper Moon - Harold Arlen
Jordu - Duke Jordan
Joy Spring - Clifford Brown
Killer Joe - Benny Golson
Love For Sale - Cole Porter
Lullaby Of Birdland - George Shearing
Maiden Voyage - Herbie Hancock
Meditation (Meditacao) - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Misty - Erroll Garner
Moment's Notice - John Coltrane
Morning - Claire Fischer
My Favorite Things - Richard Rodgers
My Foolish Hear - Victor Young
My Funny Valentine - Richard Rodgers
My Romance - Richard Rodgers
My Shining Hour - Harold Arlen
My Way - Jacques Revaux
Nica's Dream - Horace Silver
Night And Day - Cole Porter
A Night In Tunisia - John "Dizzy" Gillespie
Nuages - Django Reinhardt
Out Of Nowhere - Johnny Green
Recorda-Me - Joe Henderson
Satin Doll - Duke Ellington
Scrapple From The Apple - Charlie Parker
Softly As In The Morning Sunrise - Hammerstein & Romberg
So Nice (Summer Samba) - Marcos Valle
Sugar - Stanley Turrentine
Summertime - Ella Fitzgerald
Sweet Georgia Brown - Bernie/Pinkard & Casey
Take Five - Paul Desmon
Take The "A" Train - Billy Strayhorn & Duke Ellington
Tenor Madness - Sonny Rollins
That's Amore (That's Love) - Harry Warren
There Is No Greater Love - Isham Jones
There Will Never Be Another You - Harry Warren
Unchain My Heart - Bobby Sharp
Waltz For Debby - Bill Evans
Well You Needn't (It's Over Now) - Thelonious Monk
When Sunny Gets Blue - Marvin Fischer
Whem You Wish Upon A Star - Leigh Harline
Yesterday - John Lennon & Paul McCartney
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life - Stevie Wonder
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - Cole Porter
You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You - Russ Morgan
BRAZILIAN JAZZ/BOSSA NOVA - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Agua De Beber (Water To Drink) - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Brazil - S.K. Russell
A Day In The Life Of A Fool (Manha De Carnaval) - Luiz Bonfa
Desafinado - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Gental Rain - Astrud Gilberto
Groovy Samba - Sergio Mendes
Jazz N' Samba (So Danco Samba) - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Mas Que Nada - Sergio Mendes
Meditation - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Once I Loved (Amor Em Paz) (Love In Peace) - A.C. Jobim
One Note Samba - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado) - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Samba De Orpheo (Samba De Orpheus) - Luiz Bonfa
Samba Pa' Ti - Carlos Santana
She's A Carioca - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Triste - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Wave - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Whatch What Happens - Michel Le Grand
LATIN JAZZ/SPANISH CLASSICS - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Afro Blue - Mongo Santamaria
Armando's Rumba - Chick Corea
Besame Mucho - Consuelo Valazquez
Bruca Manigua - Arsenio Rodriguez
Chan Chan - Buena Vista Social Club
Cielito Lindo - Carlos Fernandez
Compadre Pedro Juan - Luis Alberti
Contigo En La Distancia - Cesar Portillo de La Luz
El Bodeguero - Orquesta Arangon
El Cumbanchero - Rafael Hernandez
El Manisero - Moises Simons
Guadalajara - Pepe Guizar
Guantanamera - Celia Cruz
Juan Pachanga - Ruben Blades
Malaguena - Ernesto Lecuona
La Bamba - Ritchie Valens
Lagrimas Negras - Miguel Matamoros
Mambo #5 - Perez Prado
Mambo #8 - Perez Prado
Mambo Influenciado - Jesus "Chucho" Valdes
Mambo Inn - Mario Bauza
Oye Como Va - Tito Puente
Para Cochero - Miguel Angel Banguela
Picadillo - Tito Puente
Pefidia - Alberto Dominguez
Ran Kan Kan - Tito Puente
Rico Vacilon - Rosendo Ruiz
Solamente Una Vez - Agustin Laura
Spanish Eyes - Burt Kaempfert
Son De La Loma - Miguel Matamoros
Song For My Father - Horace Silver
St. Thomas - Sonny Rollins
Suavecito - Orquesta Sensacion
Sway (Quien Sera) - Pablo Beltran Ruiz
Tico Tico (Tico No Fuba) - Zequinha Abreu
Tres Lindas Cubanas - Orquesta Aragon
Quando Quando Quando (Tell Me When) - Tony Renis
Quizas Quizas Quizas (Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps) - O. Farres
Watermelon Man - Herbie Hancock

Influences & Inspiration

Santana, Paco de Lucia, Chucho Valdes, Strunz & Farah, Gipsy Kings, Andres Segovia, Julian Bream, Luis Bonfa, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Mariachi Music, Luis Miguel, Boleros and Afro Cuban music, Latin Jazz, Swing, Jazz, Classical.

Setup Requirements

None. I bring everything that is required.

Services

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