Spire Lobby Series Presents: Carlos Odria Latin Jazz Trio

2022-05-05 19:30 2022-05-05 21:00 America/New_York Spire Lobby Series Presents: Carlos Odria Latin Jazz Trio Peruvian-born guitarist Carlos Odria has been described as a "breathtakingly talented musician…with an immense technical skill" (Worcester Telegram) and as a "guitar wizard" (Gamble Rogers Fest). His original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards and Latin American tunes deliver an exciting blend of international styles such as bossanova, Afro-Peruvian festejo, rumba flamenca, and Afro-Caribbean vibes with an improvisational approach inspired by the rich tradition of American jazz. He holds a Ph.D. in Musicology from Florida State University, where he also obtained a Certificate in Music of the Americas. He studied classical and Latin American folk guitar with acclaimed Peruvian guitarist Pepe Torres. Later on, he pursued advanced jazz studies with Richie Zellon, jazz guitar arranging with Leo Welch, and Venezuelan cuatro at the Jose Luis Paz Conservatory in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Spire Center/Greater Plymouth Performing Arts Center Spire Center for Performing Arts info@spirecenter.org
Thursday, May 5, 2022 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Presented By: 
Spire Center for Performing Arts
Cost Range: 
$15.00

Peruvian-born guitarist Carlos Odria has been described as a "breathtakingly talented musician…with an immense technical skill" (Worcester Telegram) and as a "guitar wizard" (Gamble Rogers Fest). His original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards and Latin American tunes deliver an exciting blend of international styles such as bossanova, Afro-Peruvian festejo, rumba flamenca, and Afro-Caribbean vibes with an improvisational approach inspired by the rich tradition of American jazz. He holds a Ph.D. in Musicology from Florida State University, where he also obtained a Certificate in Music of the Americas. He studied classical and Latin American folk guitar with acclaimed Peruvian guitarist Pepe Torres. Later on, he pursued advanced jazz studies with Richie Zellon, jazz guitar arranging with Leo Welch, and Venezuelan cuatro at the Jose Luis Paz Conservatory in Maracaibo, Venezuela.

Venue: 
Spire Center/Greater Plymouth Performing Arts Center
Venue Website: 
Venue Address: 
25.5 Court Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
Phone: 508-746-4488