Ciro Hurtado

Genre

South American
Caribbean
Mexican/Mexican American
Central American
South American

Configurations

Solo (1)
Duo (2)
Quartet (4)
Septet (7)

Contact

Ciro Hurtado
323-854-2261

Instrumentation

Congas, cajon, drums, quijada, maracas, ocarinas and shakers

PA System

None

About

The Ciro Hurtado Group is a seven-member ensemble, performing Latin American folk jazz and world music. The group is headed by the renowned Peruvian guitarist and Latin Grammy nominee Ciro Hurtado and showcases the rhythms and instrumentation from several Latin American countries. At the heart and soul of their performances is Ciro’s guitar work, characterized as passionate, melodic, global and transformative. Original works written by Ciro evoke motifs, landscapes and exciting elements of South American styles and rhythms. Ciro also performs solo guitar, which he combines with storytelling about Peruvian culture and folklore.