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Claudio Vera Valladares

Claudio Vera Valladares

The career of Jazz Guitar Player Claudio Vera Valladares

Claudio was born in Tenerife (Canary Islands). He started playing the guitar when he was 13 years old.

He studied for 6 years guitar at the Jazz School Taller de Music in Barcelona and in the Conservatorio of Santa Cruz Tenerife. Meanwhile, he got graduated in Philosophy.

Learning more about Fusion Jazz Claudio took regular clases with renowned guitar player ( N´guyên Lê) in Paris and with (Chema Vilchez) in Madrid.

He also took clases with: Joan Chamarro, Xavi Maureta, Alfons Carracosa and Santi Galán. Meanwhile he is student of legendary guitarplayer Dean Brown.

He also took seminars with:

Victor Bailey, Richard Bona, Dick Oatts, Chano Dominguez, Joe Magnarelli, Stanley Jordan


He participated in the following masterclasses:

Jonathan Kreisberg, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Larry Carlton, Chuck Loeb / Josh Dion, Jim Hall, Bruce Barth, Horacio “El negro” Hernández, Giovanni Hidalgo, Pat Martino, Chucho Valdes, Christian McBride, Miguel Zenón, Israel Sandoval, Chicuelo

Claudio’s style is a mixture of jazz, blues, rock, Latin & funk.

He puts the elements from all these styles together in a very unique combination of fusion.

He has been performing with known artists from the Canary Islands and has participated in various projects in Barcelona & Hamburg.

He has been travelling and performing in Spain, France, Germany, Greece & Netherlands.

He played in importante venues such as, Jazzsi Club (Barcelona), Cafè Mercedes (Valencia) B-Flat (Tenerife), Birdland (Hamburg), Jazz Roja Festival 2014 & 2015, Rudolstadt Root Festival 2017, Musikmeile 2017, E-Werk (Freiburg im Breisgau), E-Ventschau Festival 2018 (Ventschau, Germany).



Claudio Vera Valladares

Postfach 100712
28007 Bremen
+49 (0) 177 19 52 911

Debut Album:

“Tell Me” Buy now!

…… The long-awaited album by the music duo VeraJoy is out! But the wait was worth it in any case, because it is actually a real masterpiece that fans of Soul & Jazz music, will definitely delight and fascinate.

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