Author Archives: Cristian Amigo

About Cristian Amigo

post-bop blues guitarist/composer/producer/educator

The Two Finger Guitarist: Pentatonic Superimpositions on Dominant Seventh (blues) chords.

!!Attention rockers, jazzers, and blueseros!! Take advantage of your already internalized knowledge of pentatonic scales (minor) to find new colors in your playing. Break out of your playing plateau and those boring boxes.

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The Two Finger Guitarist: Notebook page 1.

Faced with the prospect of a long and painful recovery for my broken left hand ring finger, I’ve decided to incorporate new (for me) two and three finger approaches into my overall technique. When I eventually recover my long standing … Continue reading

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The Two Finger Guitarist. pages 2-3. Compare and contrast E7 alt. with E7+ whole tone with Pat Martino augmented transformations. get it?

                                Compare and contrast E7 alt. with E7+ whole tone with Pat Martino augmented transformations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

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Amigo photos with Tiquipaya Golden Blues Band

This gallery contains 37 photos.

photos/fotos: Jerry Amo  

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ARTISTIC AWARDS/FELLOWSHIPS/RESIDENCIES

ARTISTIC AWARDS/FELLOWSHIPS/RESIDENCIES 2016-2017 Fulbright Scholar/Artist Award. Bolivia. U.S. Department of State. 2017 Sustainable Bolivia. Artist-in-Residence. 2017 Ensenarte. Cochabamba, Bolivia. Artist-in-Residence. 2017 Pua School of Music. Cochabamba, Bolivia. Artist-in-Residence. 2015-2017 Expressiones Cultural Center. Artist-in-Residence. New London, CT. 2010- 2017 INTAR Theatre … Continue reading

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Fulbright Scholar/Artist 2017-20. Cochabamba, Bolivia

I am currently artist-in-residence at Sustainable Bolivia, and teaching at Universidad Mayor San Simon (university music students), Ensenarte (local children of orphanges), and Pua School of Rock (community music school) in Cochabamba, Bolivia. An awesome place and awesome students and … Continue reading

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NYFA Collection Vol 2 (Innova Recordings), produced by Amigo and P. Blackburn

OH YEAH!!!

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Amigo and Kevin Mambo (¡Fela!) @ EastSide Sound adding final touches on “Ready.”

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Allen Toussaint. RIP and thank you.

http://allentoussaint.com

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Tango With the maestros in NYC

It’s not everyday you get to play and sit inside a tango with the maestros Daniel Binelli (bandoneon), Polly Ferman (piano), and Pablo Aslan (acoustic bass). But today was that day.  Outstanding experience for me. When the tango section hit it … Continue reading

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