Esteban Bello Solo Guitar & Combo
"The most expressive classical guitarist I have ever heard."--Carlos Montoya."Strikingly pure, eminently musical, well-rounded virtuosity."--The New York Times. Esteban commands spellbound attention throughout his concerts, singing and playing classical, flamenco and regional music from the Americas
Master guitarist/vocalist Esteban Bello plays and sings a stunning variety of Classical, Flamenco, Cuban, Latin Jazz, Mariachi and traditional Jazz music. He attended Mannes College of Music in New York as a classical guitar major, received a scholarship to study with Andres Segovia in Spain and has studied with Julian Bream and Narciso Yepes, among others. No matter the style from Traditional American Jazz standards and classics to an array of international and Latin to very fine classical solo guitar. Esteban Bello is an international talent.
As a classical guitarist, he has performed more than 400 concerts nationwide, in Canada and Europe, including traditional symphonic works such as the Concerto de Aranjuez, as well as New Music such as "Ancient Voices of Children" by George Crumb, "Paradigm" and "Map" with Lukas Foss' Creative Associates.
He also sings and plays traditional songs from many cultures, including: Spanish, Italian, Calo, Portuguese, Zapotec, Quechua, Hebrew, Ladino, and English.
Esteban Bello also appears as a soloist or with his Jazz Duo or Trio Bello. They are also available In a strolling configuration with guitarists/vocalists who perform traditional Mariachi and Bolero, as well as a variety of songs from South America.
His Cuban Son Group, "The Mira Vista Social Club," presents Cuban Son music in the style of the Buena Vista Social Club, and has just returned from a command performance for the Coronation of the King of Tonga.
His studies of traditional flamenco cante and toque have resulted in the recent release of his first Flamenco CD, "Flamenco Sin Cheli," with letras in Calo, the language of the Andalusian gypsies.
His flamenco stage show "Cafe Flamenco" presents traditional flamenco music and dance for restaurants, corporate functions and private parties.