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Midlands based Spanish Guitarist Playing laid back sounds of Classical Latin Pop Finger style arrangements with a flamenco twist !!
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Chris James has over 30 years guitar playing experience from playing in a Semi Professional Soul band to playing the cabaret circuits in duos and trios and covers bands until he found his passion which was to play the Flamenco guitar. Learning his passion has took over 20yrs hard graft and people have described his playing style similar to the great maestro Manita De Platas Chris has lived in Australia and played many gigs in restaurants and markets on the Sunshine Coast, now that was living the dream especially playing on the promenade overlooking the sea at twilight. Chris James specialises in playing Spanish guitar comprising of Flamenco ,Classical ,Latin and Pop fingerstyle cover arrangements ie Ed Sheeran, Coldplay,Keane,Harry Styles,Paul Weller to name a few,also uses backing tracks for some Latin,Spanish grooves ranging from Gipsy Kings,Sting,Jesse Cook,Chris Issak etc He would class his style as Neuvo Flamenco or Spanish Fusion taking inspiration from other types of World Music Chris is available to perform at various events ie Weddings,Corporate Functions,Special Events,Restaurants and Cafes He would class his style as Neuvo Flamenco or Spanish Fusion taking inspiration from other types of World Music Let Chris entertain you with flamenco, be it a snappy Tango or to sooth the mood a delicious Rumba or a dark brooding Tarantas or if you prefer some classical Romanza .Whatever your requirements Chris can assist with. Whatever the occasion let’s make it a special one.

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Gemma A
8 months ago
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5 out of 5

Chris was a great fit for our event, he arrived on time and was very professional, our guests really enjoyed his music.

From other customers:

6 years ago

Always a pleasure to have Chris play here, arrived early set up quickly. A good time had by all one customer commenting that it was a refreshing change to hear this kind of music and not be in Spain Al Sorriso (Restaurant ) 9/10

3 years ago

Chris was very professional arrived on time and was set up very quickly and ready to start . He played a varied mixture of Spanish music and most of ny diners stayed around to the end commenting that they felt relaxed and enjoying the atmosphere Chris had created with his playing Will definitely book again (10 / 10) Bella Cafe

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Chris James 's Song list

Solea -Chris James
Granadinas -Chris James
Herencia Latina -Paco Peña
Tango -moraito
Roma - Vicente Amigo
Bambeleo-Gipsy kings
Tormenta del Feugo -Chris James
Dos Palomas Vuelan-Amir
Farruca- Sabicas
Seguiras - Chris James
Concerto de Aranjuez
Claire de lune
The godfather
Noi de la mare
Pop finger style
Vida de vida Coldplay
Volare-Chris James
Summertime Chris James
Isn’t she lovely Stevie wonder
Song for guy Elton john
Thousand years Christine perri
Let go James Arthur
Glimpse of us joji
You do something to me Paul Weller
Dancing in the moonlight
Endless love
Havana camila Cabello
Teardrop massive attack
Smooth operator Sade
Perfect Ed Sheeran
Moonlight shadow
As it was Harry styles
Use Somebody king’s of Leon
Space oddity David Bowie
Joker and queen Ed Sheeran
Yesterday The Beatles
Californication RHCP
Killing me softly R Flack
Fields of gold Sting
Ain’t no sunshine
Hotel California The Eagle’s
Backing tracks
Parasol J Cook
Rapture J Cook
Cancion triste J Cook
Fragile Sting
Luna Lena J Cook
Cascade J Cook
Pharoan Gipsy Kings
Wicked games Chris Issak
Soledad J Cook
Flamenco, Spanish music, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Latin, World music
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