Guitarras Hermanas

Guitarras Hermanas

by Sergio Lara


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Guitarras Hermanas

There may be something a little more than vaguely familiar about the seamless acoustic blend of "sister guitarists" Sergio Lara and Joe Reyes. First, there's the subtle rhythmic variations within an infectious flamenco framework. Then, those lightning fast note races with both participants running literally neck and neck. Finally, there are other, more loping statements with jungle soundscape and relaxed imagery. And at the heart, two true pop-world beat soulmates from San Antonio. Except for their goegraphical roots, everything on this album smacks of another famous pop-world beat duo. Which makes for a stirring emotional and infinitely finger snapping experience, if not a wholly original one. On the other hand, it's been over three years since Strunz & Farah's last release, so why not fill the hunger of their fans with the next best thing? Though the tempos vary from tune to tune, the real majesty of this disc is in its weaving of a whole tapestry full of different shades of the same musical colors. Some pieces are frenetic, others sort of lope along, but the flow goes down like a cool Corona in a dusty cantina. Just don't tell S&F that these new kids are in town, primed to take over their gig.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/15/1995
Label: Higher Octave
UPC: 0724387756625
catalogNumber: 77566

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Sergio Lara   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Mandolin,Percussion,Ocarina,Hand Clapping,Palmas
Lara & Reyes   Primary Artist,Track Performer
Joe Reyes   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Percussion,Bass Guitar,Ocarina,Oud,Palmas
Eric Casillas   Percussion
Greg Norris   Bass Guitar,Fretless Bass Guitar

Technical Credits

Matt Marshall   Executive Producer,Art Direction
Ron Morales   Engineer
Dan Selene   Executive Producer
Sergio Lara   Producer,Liner Notes
Joe Reyes   Programming,Producer,Liner Notes,drum programming
Joe Trevino   Engineer
Steve Wilbanks   Engineer

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