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Villancico Yaucano

Villancico Yaucano

Si de tradiciones navideñas en Puerto Rico se trata, quizás no exista melodía que mejor la represente que el “Villancico Yaucano” de Amaury Veray Torregrosa. Es una joya de indiscutible calidad musical que ha llegado hasta los confines de la tierra, dando a conocer la cultura ...
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Villancico Yaucano – English

Villancico Yaucano – English

If we're talking about Christmas traditions in Puerto Rico, perhaps there is no melody that better represents it than the “Villancico Yaucano” (Yaucano Carol) by Amaury Veray Torregrosa. It is an indisputable musical quality masterpiece that has reached the ends ...
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Sam Ortiz brings classical guitar to Swan Brewing

Sam Ortiz brings classical guitar to Swan Brewing

Categories: Press
Hello, here's an article that was made for my performance at the Swan Brewing in Lakeland, FL. It was released on "The Ledger" on August 16th, 2018. Please enjoy!Source: http://www.theledger.com/entertainmentlife/20180815/sam-ortiz-brings-classical-guitar-to-swan-brewing LAKELAND —By day, Sa ...
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Guitarra arrullada por el Coquí

Guitarra arrullada por el Coquí

Categories: Press
Aqui les comparto mi entrevista para la "Fundacion Nacional para la Cultura Popular".Fuente: https://prpop.org/2018/07/guitarra-arrullada-por-el-coqui/Por Jaime Torres TorresPara Fundación Nacional para la Cultura PopularLa nostalgia de los boricuas de la diáspora también se manifiesta en la añ ...
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“Nuances” CD Teaser

“Nuances” CD Teaser

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  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEI0xOuLZlUHello friends!hope you are all well. I just wanted to share a little preview of my upcoming album, "Nuances".Here is a teaser of the album, please enjoy!Pre-sale 4/16/18 at: www.cdbaby.comhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WH9ZETTiw-Y ...
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Catala: Getting a grasp on the arts, string by string, note by note

Catala: Getting a grasp on the arts, string by string, note by note

Categories: Press
This is an article a local newspaper, "The Ledger" did about me and the guitar program I direct.Source: http://www.theledger.com/news/20171121/catala-getting-grasp-on-arts-string-by-string-note-by-noteEnjoy!LAKE WALES — Samuel Ortiz can’t offer a name brand on their shoes, an upgrade on the car ...
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“Initium” A Review by Dr. Candice Mowbray

“Initium” A Review by Dr. Candice Mowbray

Categories: Reviews
I would like to share a brief and concise review of my album made by Dr. Candice Mowbray, assitant guitar professor at Shenandoah University."Dear Samuel,I listened to your CD fully and have to say "congratulations." I really appreciate your care and attention to creating a CD with an identity and p ...
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“Tango en skaï” by Roland Dyens

“Tango en skaï” by Roland Dyens

OK, this is going to be a brief post. I'll be sharing some info that I recently read in a book about "Tango en skaï" by Roland Dyens. The book is "A Concise History of the Classic Guitar" by Graham Wade. Great book, short, easy to read and will give you a lot in ...
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Ready Now: Lakeland Guitarist Samuel Ortiz Releases His First Album

Ready Now: Lakeland Guitarist Samuel Ortiz Releases His First Album

Categories: Press
This is an article a local newspaper, "The Ledger" did about me the day before my CD Release Concert.Source: http://www.theledger.com/article/20150319/ENT/150319216?p=1&tc=pgEnjoy!LAKELAND | Samuel Ortiz picked up a guitar for the first time when he was 13 years old. He was not very enthusiasti ...
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“Histoire Du Tango” by Astor Piazzolla

“Histoire Du Tango” by Astor Piazzolla

When you think about Astor Piazzolla you certainly think about “Tango”.  And you are right; Piazzolla dedicated his life to the promotion and the development of the “Tango”. In case you are not familiarized with the “Tango”; the tango is a partner dance that originated in Argentina in t ...
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