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Javier Chaparro and Salúd

Javier Chaparro and Salúd

World / Latin / Singer/Songwriter Austin, TX  US


  • Sun

    Jan 31

    College Station, TX, US | 5:00pm

    Salúd will be joined by members of the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra to perform his orchestra arrangements of Salúd's most popular songs.

  • 2015

    Dec 13

    Austin, TX, US | 6:00pm
  • 2015

    Nov 15

    Austin, TX, US | 6:00pm
  • 2015

    Oct 18

    Austin, TX, US | 6:00pm
  • 2015

    Oct 2

    Austin, TX, US | 6:00pm

    under the big Oak Tree.


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  • Danielle Reich (Artist)
    Danielle Reich
    Looking forward to the CD release tonight!
  • Bill Wren (Artist)
    Bill Wren
    Beautiful compositions here! This is true talent at its finest. Keep at it! Best wishes.



Sounds Like: Buena Vista Social Club

Label: laura@bbabooking.com, Fable Records

Manager: laura@bbabooking.com

Bio: Javier Chaparro, virtuoso violinist born in Lima, Peru, settled into Austin, Texas in the mid 1980s and while embedded in the classical world of the Austin Symphony and as a solo guest artist in Europe and the Western Continents, he couldn't help but become enamored with the fertile singer/songwr...See Full Bio

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"...classical violinist Javier Chaparro, whose many years with the Austin Symphony and as guest soloist with orchestras around the world haven't prevented him from making a graceful and lovely album of original pop songs in a variety of latin styles. Born in Lima, Peru, Chaparro has lived in Austin since the 1980's and was inspired by the Austin songwrwiter culture to try his hand at writing his own songs...Chaparro delves into samba, cumbia, waltz, ballad, rumba, and Mexican polka and is sure-footed in each, though he seems most at home in the sambas, where his gentle vocal sits comfortably with the nimble rhythms and glancing melodies despite a vibrato and a skosh wider than most. Except for "Cachetito Polka" and the comic "Mil Pretextos", the dominant mood is romantic and the lyrics sentimental, verging on cloying at times, but they're in Spanish, where sentimentalism rarely sounds wrong. There aren't many debut albums as fine as this.

— Madison Searle, Texas Music Magazine

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