Jaime Guiscafré-Ramon

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Jaime Guiscafré-Ramon (* 1957 ) is a Latin American guitarist and composer.

Guiscafré's repertoire as a guitarist includes classical music, Latin jazz and world music. He received an Emmy Award in 1988 for the soundtrack to the documentary Hispanic Mosaic , which he composed and played . In 1999 he released the solo album Seven Latin American Composers with works by the composers Leo Brouwer , Juan Campos , Manuel Ponce , Atahualpa Yupanqui , Ernesto Grenet , Julio Salvador Sagreras and his own composition. He recorded another album with his own solo and ensemble works and compositions by Byron Yasui , Amy Dunker and William Ortiz in 2003 with the flautist Roscoe Mitchell under the title new music for guitar . In 2001 he premiered his work Villancico for choir and guitar in Puerto Rico . In 1988 Guiscafré wrote a dissertation on the Argentine guitarist Julio Salvador Sagreras. He teaches at Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa.

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