Juan Jose Carranza | Playa Gitana

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Playa Gitana

by Juan Jose Carranza

Flamenco guitarist Juan José Carranza found inspiration for his second collection of original compositions on the pristine beaches of his native Costa Rica. The Canadian-based musician embellishes his unique brand of nuevo and traditional flamenco with a
Genre: Latin: Flamenco
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1. Playa Gitana
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2. Aceite de Coco
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3. Caballo Brillante
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4. Vino de la Luna
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5. Gallo Pinto
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6. Mejenga
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7. Brisa de Mar
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8. Caminando
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9. Mi Nino
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10. Cuerda, Madera... y Cuero
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11. Fuego Intimo
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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Juan José Carranza was first introduced to flamenco as a teenager in New York City when he met a gypsy musician who taught him a complex guitar technique known as rasqueado. This chance meeting ignited Carranza's passion for flamenco and eventually prompted him to seek the life of a traveling musician.
Returning to Costa Rica, his country of origin, Carranza lived on the beach while performing in bars and restaurants. His travels took him throughout Central America, Mexico and Europe including Germany, Holland and Spain.

Along the way, Carranza learned from encounters with other flamenco players and gypsies and honed his skills as a musician. Over the years, Carranza has developed a highly percussive right hand strumming technique which reflects the influence of Latin American rhythms and his role as a soloist and improviser.


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George Frehner

Excellent CD great guitar playing!
Excellent CD great guitar playing! I had a chance to see Juan José Carranza at the Montreal International Jazz Festival.
Awesome! He plays this stuff live like the album. Great show!
Great album!

C Menendez

I recommend this CD to any guitar (Flamenco) lovers.
I have always considered myself to be a good critic of musical performers; and this CD has it all: style, taste, dynamics, harmony, etc. If you are a guitar lover, this is a CD for you.