Victor Samalot has been playing professionally for over 25 years with a successful career performing in concerts, Festivals, television appearances, film scoring, studio sessions, and teaching guitar.
Since 2009, Victor has been performing as a solo instrumental guitarist inspired by Jazz stylings, Latin, Acoustic rock, Ambient and World rhythms. Covering artists such as Santana, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Dave Brubeck, Ottmar Liebert, Craig Chaquico, Jose Feliciano, George Benson, etc... along with his original music. Victor also uses digital looping technology which is a foot-activated device capable of simultaneous recording and playback in real-time creating a one man band sound.
Victor is available for:
Night Clubs, Coffee Houses, Restaurants, Hotels, House Concerts, Wineries, Self Help Groups, Health/Healing festivals, Country Clubs, Opening Act, Schools, Coporate Functions, Conventions, Community Events, Cafe's, Weddings,Birthday Parties, Casinos,Church Services, Church Events, Private Events, Festivals, Concerts, Jingles, Movie/Film Soundtracks, Studio Sessions, etc...
Past and Current Venues include:
Mavis Winkles, Wolf Creek Winery, Georgetown Restaurant, Cleveland Arcade, Taverne of Richfield, Wooster Arts Jazz Fest, Grillers Pub, Campbell's Sweets, Dino's of Solon, Prosperity Social Club, Galleria at Erieview, Whole Foods Market, Phoenix Coffee, Austin's Wood Fire Grille, Melange Restaurant, Mullarkey's Pub, Kurios Cafe, North End Restaurant, Waterloo Arts Fest, Larchmere Porchfest, Lakewood Library, and more...
So after a quarter-century of jamming with Rock, jazz fusions and progressive elements, Victor has found a solo acoustic sound. The influences of Carlos Santana, Phil Keaggy and Jimmy Page can be clearly heard, but every performance unfolds in its own unique way. " His solo instrumental guitar project is inspired by jazz stylings, latin, acoustic rock, on the spot improvisations, ambient and world rhythms."
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