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Victor Samalot / Bio

Victor has been playing professionally for over 25 years with a successful career performing in concerts, Festivals, television appearances, film scoring, studio sessions, and teaching guitar.

Since 2010, Victor started performing as an acoustic instrumental guitarist inspired by Jazz, Latin, Rock, Ambient,World rhythms and Live Looping. Some of Victor's guitar influences are Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck, Ottmar Liebert, Craig Chaquico, Jesse Cook, Phil Keaggy, Jose Feliciano, David Gilmour, and others.... In 2011, he came out with his first solo acoustic CD entitled "Victor Samalot". When performing live, Victor uses digital looping technology, which is a foot-activated device capable of simultaneous recording beats, bass lines, chords / rhythms, and playback in real-time, creating a one man band sound and even coming up with some improvisations on the spot.

Victor is also the co-founder/guitarist for rock - fusion group Rare Blend (1994-present) with 5 CD releases receiving college & internet radio airplay and CD sales in the US, Europe, South America, Japan, etc...Rare Blend has also gained rave reviews regionally and worldwide from major publications such as All About Jazz, Jazz Review, 20th Century Guitar magazine, Progression Magazine, Relix Magazine, Akron Beacon Journal, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland Scene, and many more...

General Info

Band Members
Vic Samalot - Acoustic & electric guitar
Artist Name
Victor Samalot
Profile Page
https://www.reverbnation.com/victorsamalot
Genres
Instrumental / Latin / Jazz

Contact Info

Location
Cleveland, OH
Manager
Self

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  • Carlos Santana
  • Phil Keaggy
  • Al Dimeola
  • Craig Chaquiço
  • Jesse Cook