04/01/2019 - Berry Uniting Church, Berry
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Berry Uniting Church
Thomas Lorenzo, Guitarist from Barcelona in Concert
A Roller Coaster of Guitar music
Whether it is foot stomping Flamenco Tradition, Jazzy Beatles, Funky Michael Jackson, or improvised Australian landscapes, Thomas will take on a guitar ride that will leave you wanting more.
Discover why his music is performed by Grammy Award winning artists as Alphonso Johnson or Walfredo Reyes ( Chicago).
Discover why he was selected Spanish National Jazz finalist in 1997.
Discover why Paul Cartney´s L.I.P.A commissioned him to write the suite the Immigrant.
Play Boy Magazine:
“Guitars in pure state. Influences go from Paco de Lucia , Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimi Hendrix”.
“Refined melodic sense, but don’t expect light hearted guitar melodies.”
“Magnífico. Not just a concert , this is an exploration of the essence of Spain, the energy , the drama of the Spanish people. His guitar in his hands speaks more deadly than words.” Rodney White
“Flows effortlessly, expertly allows tension to build with quick delicate melodies to release. It blurs the lines in between music and pure expression”. Billy Pouki
“What a journey, the concert was immersive.” Victoria Napps
“It was so beautiful”. Gayatri Raghavan Padma
Thomas Lorenzo is a world renowned and award-winning guitarist, composer and music educator.
ARTIST AND PERFORMER
Thomas has released five solo instrumental albums in contemporary Jazz, Blues and Flamenco styles. His latest release Spanish Breeze debuted at #36 on the Top 50 JazzWeek World Music Album Charts in 2010 and was #32 on the College Music Journal Jazz Chart. The album features Grammy nominee Alphonso Johnson (Weather Report, Grateful Dead) on Bass, Dave Garfield (George Benson) on Keys, and Walfredo Reyes (Santana) on Drums, and was produced by Grammy nominee Bruce Sugar (Ringo Starr).
As a composer he has received the commission by the UK national Arts Lottery in 1997 to compose the suite called The Immigrant premiered at the Paul Mc Cartney Auditorium in Liverpool, UK, featuring a 38 piece ensemble and multimedia art works.