Carmelo Medina - биография, альбомы, песни, клипы

Carmelo Medina is a musician who always surprise by the amount of ideas generated through the strings of his guitar, for its high technical level that has been cultivated over years of study and work, and their ability to assimilate the influence of musicians like Frank Gambale, Scott Henderson, John Scofield and Mike Stern, to name just a few important names in the world of six strings. Carmelo Medina was born in San Carlos, Cojedes state, belonging to the Venezuelan plains, on December 21th, 1975. At an early age, the Venezuelan Cuatro – typical instrument of the folk music of Venezuela - catched his attention, devoting themselves to study the so-called national instrument. Subsequently, the venezuelan harp would attract Medina, dedicated years of study to the instrument. However, it would be the guitar, in short, the instrument that led him to travel the roads of the music passage. Carmelo Medina studied in institutions like the Conservatory of Music and the State of Carabobo Valencia Music Technology, getting a degree in Guitar Performance. Likewise has studied individuals with important musicians like Franco Nasi, Juan Cristobal Moreno, Miguel Gonzalez, Julio Mendoza, Leo Quintero, Steve Khan and Otmaro Ruiz, among others. As a session guitarist, Carmelo Medina had the opportunity to participate in various concerts and recordings with artists the likes of Ilan Chester, Franco de Vita, Nestor Torres, Kiara, Cesar Orozco, Pablo Gil, Andrés Briceño, Roberto Koch, Divine, Jorge Rigo, Daiquiri, Carabobo Symphony Orchestra Big Band, Bacanos and Salserín, among others, always displaying his virtuosity and the high level musician, which makes being in a place - and won by their own right - among the best guitarists of Venezuela As a soloist, Carmelo Medina has his first album titled “Horizontes”, which gives us a sample of his undeniable talent as a composer, arranger and soloist on the guitar, but also as someone who has something important to contribute in the music, incorporating elements of jazz, funk, rock and Venezuelan music in a multicultural proposal that gives us extraordinary musical routes and sounds from around the talent, dedication and effort to the instrument of a musician who is always in a constant evolution and looking for new routes in jazz, positioning him as one of the top venezuelan jazz-fusion guitarist of his generation. Currently, Carmelo Medina is a member of the Venezuelan super band Guaco, where he displays all his talent and knowledge.