Acoustic latin guitarist Tomas has been praised as “playing guitar with a passionate originality, with an individual touch, drawing from the musical heart of the Latin world.” The folk and classical traditions of Spain and South America are richly evident in Tomas’ playing, but he transmutes them into a sound clearly, fervently his own. His original compositions and his collaborations with leading musicians in New York City’s world music scene create an engaging groove, touching harmonies and a mesmerizing exploration of the guitar’s rich background in the music of the Americas, Europe and Africa.
Tomas’ guitar has captivated audiences nationally and internationally. He has performed concerts at International Festival of the Guitar in Lima, Peru, in New York’s Brooklyn Museum, Merkin Hall, Trinity Church, the New Jersey Center for the Performing Arts (NJPAC), the World Expressions Series at Boise State University and the University of Virginia. He regularly performs steady engagements at the St. Regis, Ritz Carlton and Peninsula Hotels in Manhattan. He is one of the finest latin guitarists in New York City.
Latin guitarist Tomas shines on stage and in intimate social event settings such as weddings, corporate events and cocktail parties to name a few.
In a soulful marriage with his guitar, Tomas interprets Spanish, Latin, Brazilian and classical melodies with depth of feeling and lightness of touch. The artistry and elegance of his presence is sure to transform any gathering or setting into a rich and memorable event. From the classic refinement of Bach, the tropical lushness of Jobim, the passionate rapture of flamenco to the pulsating swing of samba, Tomas’ guitar weaves musical textures that provide a colorful and enticing backdrop to any event. Tomas offers eclectic duos, Trios and Ensembles — whether it be an elegant blend of the classical guitar and flute or the earthy groove of the guitar with African or Latin percussion – and a richly varied repertoire ranging from Baroque, classical, bossa nova, tango and jazz. combinations are ideal for ceremonies, openings, receptions, dinners and other occasions. Tomas can play anything from salsa to klezmer.