"Bomba Le Lé"
It's here!...The new tropical collection of hot Latin songs by acclaimed guitarist/composer Jose Gonzalez.
...."A new generation of Puerto Rican musicians are leading traditional island rhythms into fresh musical territory, experimenting with diverse world influences without leaving their authentic Puerto Rican roots behind.
The world rhythms of Bomba, Jibaro, Salsa, Son, Flamenco, Samba, Bachata, Bolero, Jazz and even Rock, were all inspirational in creating these modern Latin songs".
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Jose Gonzalez and Banda Criolla
Guitarist, composer and virtuoso Cuatro player, Jose Gonzalez, is one of the top performers of contemporary Latin music. Acclaimed for his original compositions featuring “the Cuatro”, (Puerto Rico’s national instrument), his nine self-produced recordings have become bestsellers. His music is featured on NBC, PBS, CNN, cable TV, as well as four “Putumayo World Music” CDs and the Bose Corp. “World Music”CD.
Jose is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico with vast musical experiences, including performances in Mexico, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Martinique, Curacao, and the U.S.A. Guitarist/Music Director with major Latin artists such as: Libertad Lamarque, Sandro, Braulio, Danny Rivera, Andres Jimenez, Roy Brown, Lucecita, Giovanni Hidalgo and Ruben Blades. Jose has performed major concerts at:
1. Boston Fine Arts Museum 10. U-Conn / U-Mass
2. Berklee Performance Center 11. Yale University, New Haven,CT
3. U-MASS, “Bright Moments Festival 12. Princeton University, New Jersey
4. Chicago Arts and Science Museum 13. Hartford Symphony Orchestra
5. University of Puerto Rico 14. Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra
6. 1st Night Hartford/Providence/Worcester 15. World Guitar Festival, Martinique
7. Heineken Jazz Jam Series, Puerto Rico 16. Bronx Arts Ensemble, NYC
8. Connecticut Classical Guitar Society 17. OAS (Washington, DC)
9. New Jersey Chamber Music Society 18. Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music
10. Philadelphia Art Museum 19. Holyoke Civic Symphony Orchestra