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Nestor Torres

Nestor Torres

A charismatic, versatile musician with four previous albums and international performances to his credit, world-class flutist Nestor Torres makes his stunning Shanachie debut with Treasures of the Heart. His sensitive,sweet-sounding, rhythmic approach derives from playing drums as a kid, his classical training, and salsa gigs in New York.

Torres composed most of the10 songs performed with his Miami musicians and guest artists Kim Waters, Marc Antoine, and Dave Samuels. Spanning the jazz and charanga-style realms, his unique style occasionally reflects influences of his idol, Hubert Laws. “He set such high standards of musicianship and flute performance, that when I first heard him, I had no choice but to reach out for that,” says Torres.

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