- Fulbright Scholar/Artist 2017-20. Bolivia
- NYFA Collection Vol 2 (Innova Recordings), produced by Amigo and P. Blackburn DROPS December 11!!
- Amigo and Kevin Mambo (¡Fela!) @ EastSide Sound adding final touches on their new blues/soul EP for 2016!
- Allen Toussaint. RIP and thank you.
- Tango With the maestros in NYC
- KLON KTR ($269) or JOYO SWEET BABY ($30)
- Follow cristianamigo.com on WordPress.com
Blogs I Follow
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Author Archives: Cristian Amigo
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
Amigo and Kevin Mambo (¡Fela!) @ EastSide Sound adding final touches on their new blues/soul EP for 2016!
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
Using a Les Paul into the clean channel of a Fender Super Champ XD, this four gain stage sounds awesome, but in terms of standalone….. The $30 Sweet Baby sounds warm and transparent in low overdrive settings that get … Continue reading
Amigo Soundcloud tracks
There’s a reason Robert Plant jams with Jack instead of the pile of other American six-stringers who seem to think the blues were invented in England. Some Son House rechanneled. ENJOY!
Overheard @ The West coffeehouse, “I get up whenever I want.” Not so much in Queens. Heading to Main Drag Music and another kind of shop TBD.