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Nelson Riveros

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Nelson recently released CD titled 'Camino Al Barrio' A Contemporary Latin-Jazz recording peaked at #8 on the Jazz Week World Music Chart. He was was recognized among his peers and nominated for 'Best Latin Jazz Guitar' and Best Next Generation Artist' on the Latin Jazz Corner 2010 Best of the Year Awards Born in New York to Colombian parents, guitarist Nelson Riveros grew up listening to his parents record collection which included FrankSinatra, Nat King Cole, and the rhythms of Cumbia and Salsa. These recordings were a staple, instilled him with a musical appreciation from an early age

Album

The Latin Side of Wes Montgomery

Label: Zoho Music
Released: 2021
Track listing: Road Song; Tear it Down; Four on Six; Wes' Tune; Nelson's Groove; West Coast Blues; Jingles; Facing Wes; Leila.

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Nelson Riveros: The Latin Side of Wes Montgomery

Read "The Latin Side of Wes Montgomery" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


After delving into the repertoire of legendary guitarist Wes Montgomery at a gig in the not-so-distant past, six-stringer Nelson Riveros was struck with the idea for this tribute project. Playing true to Montgomery's work and legacy, while pulling from his own Colombian roots and imbuing the music with varied elements drawn from the broader Latin lexicon, ...

Album

Camino Al Barrio

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2010
Track listing: Caipirinha; Blue Cha-Cha; Darn That Dream; Camino al Barrio; La Puerta; Los Primos; Song For Marta; Mis Amores; Second Chance; It's All Right With Me.

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Article: Album Review

Nelson Riveros: Camino Al Barrio

Read "Camino Al Barrio" reviewed by Edward Blanco


Sometimes referred to as “the jazz capital of the world," New York has always served as the inspiration for the works of many actors, writers and musicians as it does once again for the Nelson Riveros debut Camino Al Barrio. Born in the Big Apple of Colombian parents, guitarist and composer Riveros drew inspiration for the ...


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