I am a singer, guitarist, specializing in spanish guitar and vocals. My style ranges from classical spanish guitar to flamenco, primarily rumba flamenco. this is music you can dance to or music to just sit back and relax and enjoy. from soothing to very moving. It has it all.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
Languages: English, Italian, Spanish
What to Expect
Generally audiences will feel relaxed and soothed from some of the pieces of music filled with emotions...it will take them away. And then in some of the more moving Flamenco to Rumba Flamenco pieces, reminiscent of The Gipsy Kings, will get their hands, feet and whole body moving to the rythmns...and in many cases...dancing.
Guitarist , singer songwriter Carlos Alberto Calabrese, was born in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Although, spending the most part of his life in the United States, Carlos has never forgotten his musical roots. Carlos began playing the guitar at the tender age of 11. Through out the years he has played almost every style of music ,before settling on his true love, the spanish guitar.Carlos has performed extensively throughout the country, displaying a strong Latin influence reminiscent of his Argentine heritage. His unique blend of Flamenco, Jazz and Brazilian sound,has entertained thousands of people at concerts,private events,restaurants, coffee houses, local and national radio and television. Carlos musical influences include: Jose Feliciano, Ottmar Liebert, The Gipsy Kings, to name just a few.
Carlos has won the hearts of many fans with his romantic, Latin inspired ballads. His technical prowess, and awe inspiring guitar playing is something to be seen and heard! A true musicians musician!
Carlos became interested in a form of flamenco while in Argentina. Argentine folk guitar, is closely related to the flamenco form. Carlos's (great )uncles were skilled players in that field. His uncles lived on a working ranch ,which in fact was open to the public. His uncles wore the traditional "gaucho" attire, while performing for patrons with their music. Carlos was inspired with the art of strumming the guitar solely with the use of fingers, on a nylon string guitar. This type of playing always intrigued him. Not until seeing a Jose Feliciano performance on T.V. did Carlos become truly fascinated; that later drove him to study the art, and finally introduce it to the public. "One never completely masters this music" says Carlos. Always striving to learn more and more.
Additional Booking Notes
For every performance I require an armless chair..as far as any technical services...it will depend on the venue and type of performance.
Past Booked Events
|June 25, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Holiday Party (Other)|
La Paloma-- Cielito Lindo--Cuando Cuando--Natali--Besame Mucho--Caruso--Bamboleo--La Dona--Baila Baila--Corazon Espinado--La malagueña--El Cancion Del Mariachi--De La Noche--Amor--Dance with me--1000 Lives--No Se No Se--Quiero Saber--Un Amor--La Montaña--Historia de Nuestro Amor--Nunca Supe mas de Ti--Abrazame--No Se Tu--La Bella Maria--She is a Living Paradise--Gypsy in My Soul--Pachaco--Daniellas Canvas--Bombay--The Bulls of Pamplona--Return to Cordoba--Mosaic Sky--The Lost Serenade--The Maze--Inez--Enamorado--Carraca Tumba--Embustero Y Bailarin--Yo Sabia Que Algun Dia--Sleeping Gypsy--Inspiration--The Distant Willow--Ramos--La Tunga--A Tu Vera
Influences & Inspiration
The Gipsy Kings, Jose Feliciano, Ottmar Liebert
A sound system is needed which includes...an instrument and a vocal mic ...an armless chair. This would all be required if traveling to venue by air.
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