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Helios Fernandez

 Hélios Fernandez was born in Toulouse (France) to Spanish parents.

He started the guitar as an autodidact and tried out different styles and techniques (blues, rock, fusion, picking, jazz, classical) before specializing in jazz and improvisation.

Passionate, he decides to make it his job.

His trips to the USA (NYC, Boston, Los Angeles) allow him to perfect his approach to jazz.


electric guitars: Gibson SG, Gibson 125, Gibson 175, Casio guitar synthesizer.
Custom Imitations: Epiphone dot "335" telecaster, stratocaster.
Acoustic guitars: "Django" style, flamenco and folk.

Effects pedals: whawha, over drive, distortion, reverb, delay, phaser, flanger, volume, whammy, sampler.


Michael Bedin:
 "Hélios Fernandez has a style of his own, made of unexpected sonorities, of astonishing harmonic stalls"
Djangostation published by stoche:
"But the real quality of this disc, beyond the virtuosity of its performers, is certainly all these pretty themes, often simple, but always imbued with a very beautiful musicality. So much so that you sometimes find yourself humming them yourself! »
Francis Couvreux (Gypsy Studies):
“Helios Fernandez does not copy Django or anyone but develops a style with clean phrasing and ideas of his own						

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