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Victor Samalot

Solo instrumental guitarist

About Me

Victor Samalot is the Co-founder / guitarist for rock / jazz fusion group Rare Blend (1994-present) with 5 CD releases receiving college& internet radio airplay and CD sales in the US, Europe, South America, Japan, etc....also receiving rave reviews regionally and worldwide from major publications such as All About Jazz, Jazz Review, 20th Century Guitar magazine, Progression Magazine, Relix Magazine, Akron Beacon Journal, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland Scene, and many more.. He's also been playing professionally for over 25 years with a successful career performing in concerts, festivals, television appearances, film scoring, studio sessions, and teaching guitar. Since 2009, Victor has been performing as a solo acoustic instrumental guitarist inspired by Jazz stylings, Latin, rock, Ambient and World rhythms. Some of Victor's Guitar influences are Carlos Santana, Andy Summers, Craig Chaquico, Ottmar Liebert, Jeff Beck, Phil Keaggy, Jimmy Page. In 2011, he came out with his first solo acoustic CD entitled "Victor Samalot". When performing live, Victor uses digital looping technology which is a foot-activated device capable of simultaneous recording and playback in real-time creating a one man band sound.

My Jazz Story

Jazz is cool and lot's of room to improvise and jam!

My House Concert Story

Have performed at House Concerts. Love performing these kind of shows!! Such an intimate setting and people are generous to the artists.