Producers Choice Recipient – Instrumental Album of the Year – 2008 Phoenix Music Awards – 18th Annual LA Music Awards “Sedona Sun”
Greg Reiter, a Berklee Music College Grad and BMI artist, is one of the leading American flamencofusion guitarists.
In 2009, his album Sedona Sun won both the Phoenix and LA Music Awards in the instrumental music category. Another one of his albums, The Gatheringa colaboration with a Native American flute player was nominated for a NAMMY that same year. In 2010, he released his fourth album, Flamenco Fusion, from which his version of Chris Isaak’s
“Wicked Game” has already garnered more than a 300,000 plays on YouTube alone.
Greg’s compositions capture the essence of flamenco; “the passion, fury and romance,” while at the same time incorporating haunting rhythms and primal beats from Africa to Asia and beyond. Although he has been strongly influenced by some of the masters of flamenco such as Paco de Lucia and Vicente Amigo, Greg stresses that his
compositions are not meant to imitate flamenco in its pure state. Rather, flamenco is the easle on which a more complex work is painted. Behind the red swirling sands of “Kalahari” and the turquoise waters of “Positano,” the passionate longing of the flamenco guitar reminds us that music, like the gypsy, is meant to travel freely and
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I’m a guitarist who has spent 40+ years of working on my guitar playing technique. I am able to play any style but prefer Flamenco playing technique.