"Quique Sinesi plays Cuchi Leguizamón" - Quique Sinesi
- artist:Quique Sinesi
- region:South America
- release year:2009
- CD (Compact Disc)
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He is considered one of the most important guitarrists in Argentina for his personal style, his music is based in elements of Tango and Folclore from his country and rhythms from "Rio de la Plata" like Candombe, incorporating elements of jazz, improvisation, classic and world music, using 7 strings Spanish Guitar, Piccolo, Acoustic and Charango. He played for years with the bandoneonist Dino Saluzzi and founded the group Alfombra Mágica with Matias Gonzalez and Horacio López. Some other musicians with whom he has played or recorded are: Enrico Rava, Pedro Aznar, Ruben Rada, Paquito de Rivera, Joe Lovano, Markus Stockhausen, Erling Kroner, Wolfgang Haffner, Marcelo Moguilevsky, Michael Forman, Carlos Aguirre, Juan Falú, Karnataka College of Percusion, Dieter Ilg, Jasper Van Hof, Nazim, Daniel Messina, Pablo Ziegler Quintet, to name just a few.Since 1999 he has played in a regular duo with the legendary saxophonist Charlie Mariano, recording the CD "Tango para Charlie" (enja). In the year 2000 he started the project "New Tango Duo" with Pablo Ziegler (former pianist of Astor Piazolla) and both invited Walter Castro to join them as special permanent guest. As soloist he has recorded several CDs and has played in many important international Guitar Festivals. In 2003 he recorded as soloist the Double Concert for Guitar and Bandoneon from Astor Piazzolla with Lothar Henzel and the Symphonic Orchestra from Deutschland Radio Berlin. With different projects he played in several countries: Argentina, Uruguay, Brasil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, U. S. A, Canada, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Spain, England, Greece, Croatia, The Netherlands, Croatia, Turkey, France.
During this year Quique is preparing a new project "Quique Plays Cuchi" dedicated to the great folk composer from Argentina: Gustavo "Cuchi" Leguizamon one of the most prolific songwriters of argentinean folk. In 2010 will be ten years from Cuchi´s death. Quique decided to pay tribute to this great master of our music with a full album dedicated to his works.