Eliades Ochoa

January 21, 2012

Eliades Ochoa achieved world wide fame with his involvement in the “Buena Vista Social Club”. He has not slowed down.

If you listen closely to his works you’ll notice that his guitar playing is actually quite fantastic. Yeah, yeah, rock star X can shred your face off … lol!

Hailed as a “Cuban Johnny Cash,” Eliades Ochoa has an earthy sound and rustic style (topped off by his trademark cowboy hat) that is all his own. The Grammy-winning guitarist and singer was born in a rural mountain town, where he picked up his first tres guitar at age 6. He hasn’t stopped playing since. The self-described “Guajiro” (Cuban provincial) offers piquant renditions of son, guararcha, bolero and changuï, resulting in memorable collaborations with Bob Dylan and, most famously, Buena Vista Social Club. In 2006, he released Se Solto un Leon, a reference to his first album, A Lion is Loose. — from http://www.montrealjazzfest.com/artists/artist.aspx?id=7274

Links

sublime ilusion – Eliades Ochoa

ELIADES OCHOA,PINTATE LOS LABIOS MARIA

eliades ochoa-mi magdalena-.mpg

Eliades Ochoa, Yiri Yiri Bon

AfroCubism

Eliades Ochoa – Volver

Buena Vista Social Club – Chan Chan

Eliades Ochos guitar solo – Buena Vista Social Club

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