Guitarist Frank Calvagna performs contemporary instrumental Spanish Guitar music in a style best described as jazz inspired, nuevo flamenco. His compositions and virtuosity has been compared to artists such as Jesse Cooke and Ottmar Leibert. Backed by percussionist, guitarist and/or a bassist, he regularly performs hundreds of shows annually from duo to quartet format. Performances include festivals, clubs, cafes, wine tastings throughout the Midwest.
With a repertoire consisting of a variety of contemporary, Latin and smooth styles of jazz, they appeal to a wide variety of audiences.
The repertoire moves beyond the typical jazz instrumental format and places a definite focus on recognizable contemporary modern music. Performances often include flamenco inspired instrumental versions of well known tunes by artists like George Benson, Eric Clapton, Gipsy Kings, Earth, Wind and Fire as well as high energy original compositions. Whether you are a guitar connoisseur or merely interested in a great background to a romantic evening, Frank Calvagna will deliver.