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Using his technical expertise in the guitar, Mr. Jose Angel Navarro has been able to bring to
the concert halls throughout the world the sounds and the concepts of Afro-Cuban music.
His compositions on the Afro concept have been honored and celebrated by the masters of
the instrument as being a total innovation in the sense of conceptual sonority and sound as
a patrimony inside the composition for the guitar of Latin America. His personally developed
technique is acclaimed by top musicians worldwide as unique in the world. Included in this
technique, is his ability to imitate the sounds of the traditional ceremonial drums on the
guitar strings by applying a left-handed muffled harmonics with simultaneous played notes.
While he is classified by the guitar world as being one of the fastest guitar players in the
world, he has an ability to make his hands seem to be at a standstill. One can appreciate
the brilliance of his speed and technique in all of his music whether he plays Classical,
Flamenco, Jazz, Fusion, or New Age.
In his artistic career, he has participated as Master in 18 Guitar International Festivals.
Internationally he has shared the stage with, and in many occasion played together with,
such masters of the Guitar as John McLaughlin, Stanley Jordan, Paco De Lucia, Vicente
Amigo, Tomatito, Reimundo Amador, Larry Coryell, Joan Bibiloni, Bireli Lagrene, Javier
Vargas, Ray Gomez, Luis Salinas, Strunz and Farah among others.