With two Grammy nominations for his work as a guitar soloist and composer, Jose is a highly sought-after solo artist and collaborative musician with concerts across the US, including Carnegie Recital, New York City's North-South Series, Baltimore, Houston, Miami, Charleston, and other cities; international concerts in Cuba, Spain, China, Germany, Czech Republic, Greece, and in four South American nations. He also has performed hundreds of weddings over 20 years in New England for many happy couples, as well as corporate events, art gallery openings, birthdays, private parties, and private concerts. He can play traditional Wedding standards, classical, light jazz, Brazilian, Spanish, and South American guitar pieces. Jose will talk with you about your needs and create elegant solo guitar arrangements of your favorite wedding song requests. He also plays a wide repertoire for classical concerts from Renaissance to Contemporary, including his own critically acclaimed original Latin-flavored solos. Jose has four critically acclaimed CDs to his credit and can collaborate with violin, flute, classically trained soprano, and tango singer, depending on your needs and budget. Jose promptly returns phone calls and offers a professional experience of over 25 years playing private events in New England and Florida, and over twenty-seven years as Professor of Music and Guitar Dept. Coordinator at Keene State College.
"Dear Jose, Thank YOU!! We loved your concert and were honored to have you. Thank you again for coming and playing so beautifully at our event. You helped to make this year's Art of Survival celebration a big success, and we are very grateful. Best wishes,"
--Lucile Bruce, Coordinator, Fundraiser / Concert, IRIS-Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services.
"Your performance at the Hingham Library was superb and greatly appreciated by the 102 attendees shoe-horned into the meeting room … the highlight of this season's collaboration with the Boston Classical Guitar Society." --Dennis Corcoran, Hingham Library Director.
"Your performance was outstanding as usual. Everyone enjoyed it immensely. Countless people came up to me to let me know how beautiful it was." Michelle Pennington, Associate Educator, Adult and Family Programs, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH.
"Jose played beautiful Spanish and traditional guitar. He was wonderful to work with. His music made our outdoor memorial event beautiful and welcoming." Erin Burnett, Anchor, CNN.