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Carlos Montoya

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A Spanish guitarist and composer, Carlos Montoya produced a long lasting contribution to music between your 20s and 50s. He presented the flamenco design of music as a significant form of electric guitar music. Typically flamenco music was utilized to accompany gypsy folk dancers and performers but Carlos Montoya transformed it right into a primary genre of music. Carlos Montoya was created right into a gypsy family members in Spain. His curiosity about music and your guitar began young. He began monitoring the guitar along with his mom along with a neighboring barber, ultimately learning from Pepe un Barbero, a guitarist and instructor. Not merely was he thinking about playing your guitar, Carlos Montoya wished to learn the annals of flamenco music. Flamenco music arrived from the Moorish invasion of Spain. His uncle, Ramon Montoya, was an effective flamenco guitarist also. Carlos Montoya began playing skillfully at age 14, playing for performers and dancers on the cafes in Madrid. Two of the dancers he frequently played for had been La Teresina and La Argentina. Attempting to broaden his musical profession, Carlos Montoya started touring within the 20s and 30s. His travels included shows in European countries, Asia and THE UNITED STATES. He accompanied many performers including La Argentina once again. He previously finally produced a name for himself like a flamenco guitarist. When Globe Battle II broke out in the 1940s, Carlos Montoya was on tour in america with dancer La Argentinita. Through the battle he made a decision to settle in NEW YORK and finally became a USA resident. In 1945 La Argentinita passed away but Carlos Montoya toured by himself, starting his repertoire to add not merely flamenco but additionally blues, jazz and folk music. His profession took another submit 1948 when he started touring with symphonies and orchestras and carrying out his own acoustic guitar recitals. Carlos Montoya became the very first flamenco guitarist to tour the entire world with symphonies and orchestras. His looks did not quit presently there, he performed on tv and gave many solo recitals. During his touring he documented a lot more than 40 albums, some with symphonies and orchestras. His albums consist of Flamenco Guitar as well as the Artwork of Flamenco. Probably one of the most significant is Collection flamenco, a concerto he performed using the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in 1966. Carlos Montoya produced an essential contribution to flamenco music, changing it from a dance accompaniment to a method of its. With his have style, he modified it to additional styles of music, all along producing himself a global celebrity. Carlos Montoya passed away at age 89 in Wainscott, NY.

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Full Name Carlos Montoya
Died March 3, 1993, Wainscott, New York, United States
Profession Guitarist, Composer
Nationality Spanish
Music Songs Tanguillo : Zambrilla, Bulerías, Granadinas, Fandango de Huelva y Verdiales, Chufla, Farruca, Solea : Bulerias por Solea, Bolero Malorquin - Castilla, Galacia, Tango Antiguo, Aires De Genil, Solea - Cana, Seguiriya, Soleares, Macerna en Tango, Caribe A Flamenco, Tango flamenco, Variaciones, Rondena, Macarena En Tango, Zapateado de las Campanas, Sevillanas, Malaguena, Zapsteap, Zapateao, Rumbeao, Peteneras del Cafe de Chintas, Temas de Huelva, Cante jondo, Tango Sevillano, Saeta, Alorno Y Verdial, La Cancion Del Ole
Albums Flamenco Direct, Carlos Montoya. From St. Louis to Seville / The Incredible Carlos Montoya, Flamenco Fury, Flamenco Fire, Flamenco Antiguo, Flamenco Concert, Adventures In Flamenco, Carlos Montoya, Guitarist, Flamenco Holiday, Flamenco Guitarist, Bolera Y Corralera, The Spanish Guitar, "Flamenco Masters": Carlos Montoya, Aires Flamencos de España, El Flamenco, Zamora, Festival Flamenco, Flamenco!, The Very Best of Flamenco Guitar, The Giants Of Flamenco (Expanded Edition), The King of Spanish Guitar and Flamenco, 1g, Málaga (Mono Version), The Carlos Montoya Flamenco Collection, Carlos Montoya: Flamenco Favourites, The Best of Carlos Montoya, Carlos Montoya - Guitarra Flamenca, Flamenco (Mono Version), Malaguena (Live, Mono Version), Guitarra Española, Guitarras de España: Carlos Montoya, Carlos Montoya, Best of Carlos Montoya (Mono Version), Flamenco Guitar, Fuego del Flamenco (Mono Version), Glories Of Spain, The Greatest Hits Collection, Nana del Gitanito (Mono Version), Live in Concert, Montoya, Spanish Guitar Magic, The Art of Flamenco, Aires Flamencos, Spanish Guitar Solos, Flamenco: The Gold Collection, Latin BBQ, The Art Of The Flamenco (Digitally Remastered), World's Novelty Champions: Carlos Montoya, Bim Bam Bum, Classic Latin: Carlos Montoya, Petenera, Guitarra Flamenca Vol. 1, Grandes de la Guitarra Española, Vol. 2, Guitarra Flamenca (Mono Version)
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Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Undead or Alive: A Zombedy 2007 production assistant: day player
Trade 2007/I set production assistant: New Mexico/U.S. - as Carlos Montoya
The Far Side of Jericho 2006 set production assistant
The Astronaut Farmer 2006 set staff assistant
Seraphim Falls 2006 production assistant: pre-production - uncredited / stand-in - uncredited
Beerfest 2006 additional set production assistant - uncredited
First Snow 2006 production assistant - as Carlos Montoya
Bordertown 2006 set production assistant
Believe in Me 2006 key set production assistant
Three Wise Guys 2005 TV Movie production assistant
North Country 2005 set staff assistant
Mall Cop 2005 key production assistant
Wildfire 2005 TV Series set production assistant
Death Valley 2004/I key production assistant
The Ridiculous 6 2015 set production assistant
Manhattan 2014 TV Series set production assistant - 13 episodes
Transcendence 2014/I set production assistant
Lone Survivor 2013 set production assistant
We're the Millers 2013 set production assistant
2 Guns 2013 set production assistant: New Mexico - as Corlos Montoya
The Lone Ranger 2013 set production assistant
The Avengers 2012 set production assistant
Thor 2011 set production assistant: second unit, New Mexico
Friendship! 2010 key set production assistant
The Book of Eli 2010 set production assistant - uncredited
Terminator Salvation 2009 set production assistant
My One and Only 2009 production assistant: New Mexico
The Spirit 2008 set production assistant
Love Lies Bleeding 2008 Video key set production assistant
No Country for Old Men 2007 stand-in - uncredited

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hostiles 2017 additional assistant director post-production
Woman Walks Ahead 2017 additional second assistant director post-production
Cowboy Drifter 2016 first assistant director completed
Justice 2016/I first assistant director post-production
Priceless 2016/II key second assistant director
Captain Fantastic 2016 second second assistant director: New Mexico - as Carlos Montoya
Big Sky 2015 key second assistant director
The Challenger 2015/I first assistant director
Gunslingers 2014 TV Mini-Series second assistant director - 6 episodes
Boys of Abu Ghraib 2014 first assistant director
Frank 2014/II second second assistant director: New Mexico
Force of Execution 2013 additional assistant director
Banshee Chapter 2013 second assistant director
Jackie 2012/II second assistant director
Warrior Woman 2011 first assistant director
Undocumented 2010 second assistant director: reshoots / second second assistant director
Legion 2010 second assistant director: second unit
The War Boys 2009 first assistant director - as Carlos Montoya
The Journal of Mr. Willaby 2009 Short assistant director
Urban Justice 2007 Video second second assistant director
Save Me 2007/I second second assistant director
Nothing But Life 2004 second second assistant director

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Hunt Too Far 2014 Short The Man in the Silver Suit
Death in Time 2014 Short Time
Angels Over Roswell 2013 Short Rancher
Mexicants 2013 Short Dan Henderson
Never Land 2010 Short The Captain / Mr. Dent
Locked In 2009/III Short Carlos
Shoot First and Pray You Live (Because Luck Has Nothing to Do with It) 2008 Father Anthony
In Plain Sight 2008 TV Series Very Young Doctor

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Challenger 2015/I associate producer
The Journal of Mr. Willaby 2009 Short producer

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Legion 2010 stunts / utility stunts - uncredited
Seraphim Falls 2006 stunt double: riding scenes - uncredited

Location Management

Location Management

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Into the West 2005 TV Mini-Series key location production assistant
Elvis Has Left the Building 2004 location production assistant - uncredited

Art Department

Art Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Something Red 2004 Short property master

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