Ciro Hurtado is a guitarist-composer born in Perú. He is Musical Director of the acclaimed Latin American Folk-Jazz ensemble, Huayucaltia. He has performed and collaborated with numerous artists including Strunz and Farah and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. He has musically produced and recorded over 20 albums. His solo recording, Ayahuasca Dreams, was nominated for a Latin Grammy in 2015. His most recent release, Selva, has topped the ZMR charts. Ciro was awarded the prestigious Durfee Master Musician Fellowship in 2005 when he worked with young, upcoming, Latino artists and mentored them in their careers.  As a composer, Ciro has recorded and scored films and documentaries, including the classic film, “Baraka.”  He is currently recording his latest album that will be titled “Altiplano.”
Ciro performs this night with two of his colleagues from Huayucaltia:
Cindy Harding– multi-instrumentalist from the acclaimed ensembles Conjunto Jardin and Sabia, and Julio Ledezma – percussionist and drummer, known for his work with local World Music and Rock groups, including Los Pinguos, and Arco Iris.    

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