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For over 20 years, guitarist Sergio Lara has been respected and considered as one of the best artists in acoustic contemporary instrumental music. His last recording with Lara & Reyes "World Jazz", received a "Latin Grammy Award" nomination for "Best Instrumental Pop Album" in 2001. Perhaps better known as the founder and leader of the Latin guitar duo Lara & Reyes, Sergio has explored a great variety of styles that show his eclectic taste. During his collaboration with Lara & Reyes, which included 6 albums recorded for the Higher Octave Music label, they adapted musical traditions from all over the world, with rhythms from Africa and the Caribbean, chord structures from Mexico and Spain, and melodic scales from the Middle East and India, but always with an original stamp, that is basically the Latin guitar within the spirit of improvisation. Sergio has played different styles, including Jazz, Bluegrass and Flamenco as well as several fusion forms
by Bridget A. Arnwine
Jazz--a genre that has come to mean something different depending on who is asked and the period that is being discussed. Soul and Science 2: Electric Boogaloo, finds the Chris Greene Quartet conceptualizing jazz in a way that is bigger than the mainstream limits imposed upon it. On this follow-up to Soul & Science - Volume ...