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Vito Genna

As a highly trained professional, with over twenty years of performance expertise, Vito Genna has been playing guitar since the age of twelve. His studies included classical guitar with William Zito and flamenco guitar with Dennis Koster and earned his degree in Music from Hofstra University. Vito also has extensively studied flamenco culture and continues to explore various flamenco palo/forms as well as cante, baile and toque of which traditional flamenco is based upon.

Vito has developed a core repertoire of his own music for flamenco and classical guitar. His original compositions are based on the traditional flamenco forms such as rumba and buleria, as well as other Latin influenced styles such as tango, salsa, and clave rhythms. Vito’s repertoire also consists of more traditional Spanish guitar compositions from well-known composers as well as popular favorites from Jazz, Latin and Classic Rock and which Vito arranges with a touch of flamenco aire.

Vito performs both as a soloist, with Flamenco dancers, and with Latin percussionist as a duo called Fuerza Flamenca. Most recently Vito has been working percussionist Chris Howard and Flamenco dancers Lisa Adele Nazli, and Leslie Carmen and together they form Fuerza Flamenca Cuerdo which combines true flamenco elements of dance, guitar, and percussion. Vito is also working on a Jazz/Flamenco project with notable Saxophone musician Julian Herrero where elements of flamenco and Jazz comingle to produce a unique tapestry of exciting and unique musical elements.

Vito has performed at many locations and events in New York City and Long island. He has performed at many events such as; the Belmont Park Corona Lite Latin Festival, The Long Island Hispanic Network, Queen Sophia Spanish Institute, and has performed for prestigious jewelry designer Carerra y Carerra and various NYC fashion week events to name a few. Vito can be seen performing at many venues in NYC Tri-State areas.

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