Les Currie Presentations
Victor Martinez Parada plus Lilian Guerrero
One of the greatest acoustic guitarists in the country
Victor Martinez Parada is recognised as one of the finest classical Latin-American avant-garde guitarists ever to come from his native country of Chile. He is an accomplished composer, teacher and performer specializing in classical, jazz, and Latin folk music. After a professional music career spanning more than 50 years audiences cherish his performances. A performance by Victor Martinez Parada will not only make you understand the way he has shaped music, but how music has shaped him. He is a musician’s musician who plays from the heart.
After nurturing the musical careers of his family for many years with the band, Martinez Akustica, Victor Martinez Parada is now returning to his roots and taking his unique talent back on the road as a solo artist.
Victor Martinez Parada had an interesting approach to jazz and pop, highly energetic jazz laced with flamenco flair and modern improvisation. - George Benson
His live show left me inspired each night of the tour. Definitely one of the most talented musicians I have ever seen. - Michael Franti – Spearhead
The music benefits from his intensity and passion.... so does the listener! - Jeff Hamilton (Diana Krall)
One of the greatest acoustic guitarists in the country – and yet another must-see at Bluesfest. - Byron Bay Blues Festival
Lily Guerrero is a key player in the vibrant Sydney Latin music scene. Born in Montreal and raised in Sydney by her Chilean parents, Lily developed her interest in dance and song from a young age. She is now a versatile singer and songwriter who plays cajon, guitar and charango. She is well-known for her work with the Award-winning Show Band Salsa Kingz. As a soloist, Lily brings her folkloric touch to a range of cover material and original compositions. ‘My passion is for the culture and life of the song.’
This is a Covid-safe show. Pre-sale tickets only, No walk-ups.