Victor Martinez Parada is one of the world’s most prominent solo guitarists, recognized as one of the finest classical Latin-American avant-garde guitarists ever to come from his native country of Chile.
He is an accomplished composer, teacher and performer specialising in classical, Latin folk music and jazz. After a professional music career spanning more than 50 years, audiences cherish his performances.
A performance by Victor Martinez Parada will not only make you understand the way he has shaped music, but how music has shaped him. He is a musician’s musician who plays from the heart.
After nurturing the musical careers of his family for many years with the band, Martinez Akustica, Victor Martinez Parada is now returning to his roots and taking his unique talent back on the road as a solo artist.
Victor Martinez Parada had an interesting approach to jazz and pop, highly energetic jazz laced with flamenco flair and modern improvisation. – George Benson
His live show left me inspired each night of the tour. Definitely one of the most talented musicians I have ever seen. – Michael Franti – Spearhead
The music benefits from his intensity and passion…. so does the listener! – Jeff Hamilton (Diana Krall)
One of the greatest acoustic guitarists in the country – and yet another must-see at Bluesfest. – Byron Bay Blues Festival