contemporary flamenco guitar
The Don Soledad Group delivers an authentic, soulful flamenco guitar sound with a touch of Latin Jazz and hint of Bossa Nova. The band consists of all professional musicians whom are also solo artists, composers and have been in the business for over 20 years.
Inspired by the guitar of flamenco legend; Paco de Lucia, Don cultivated his sophisticated, soulful sounds in Northern, California, beginning with his guitar studies with the great Spanish flamenco maestros; Mariano de Cordobá and the nephew of legendary guitarist Diego del Gastor – Agustin Ríos who were both living in San Francisco at the time. His studies continued in the Southern region of Spain - Andalucía; the cradle of flamenco guitar in the city of Jerez de la Frontera with guitarist Juan Diego Mateos. Soon thereafter he was performing in San Francisco and the Sonoma and Napa Valley wineries. Don has performed and recorded with top artists in different genres and recorded 2 original albums (Camino de Seda 2007, Soluna 2013) and a Christmas album entitled (December Lullaby 2014).Upon his departure from the West Coast, Don has been a mainstay in the Florida and US professional talent pool and is a regular at the most upscale hotels and resorts.