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Jasco: Captivating Rhythms, Fiery Melodies: Dynamic Guitar Journeys Across Genres and Boundaries

As a lifelong career guitarist, Jasco loves playing the blues while injecting other stylistic influences to create a unique sonic guitar experience for listeners.

With his instrumental trio, Jasco delivers a diverse range of music genres, including soulful blues, sophisticated jazz, groovin' funk, to the fiery passion of flamenco, showcasing his talent on both electric and acoustic guitars. His performances can range from quiet and intimate for jazz supper club settings to loud and bombastic for festival crowds.

Drawing inspiration from some of the greatest guitarists of all time, from Django Reinhardt to Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughan to Sabicas, Jasco’s blend of different styles creates unique sounds that captivate his audience, whether he's playing a Strat or an acoustic guitar.

In addition to his trio, Jasco plays with other regional blues acts: Ray Martin, Otis Faithful, Lisa Law, Jeremy Saunders and others.

- Formed the grammy-nominated blues band Blinddog Smokin’ and tour extensively averaging 225+ shows per year for a dozen years, playing festivals such as The King Biscuit Blues Fest, Tulsa Blues Fest, Wichita Blues Fest, Dusk til’ Dawn festival and more.

- IBC semi-finalists with The Symbols 2018.

- Recorded 5 albums with Blinddog Smokin’, 3 albums with The Symbols, 2 solo albums, and has recorded with Bobby Rush, Phil Brown, Alvino Bennett, Gary Link (Steppenwolf, Dokken) Miss Blues, Clare Cunningham, Carey Morin, Shantelle Hudson-Black, and more

- Best guitar Colorado Blues Society 2018, Best arranger Colorado Blues Society 2017,18

If you're looking for a unique musical experience, then Jasco Duende and his trio are the perfect choice. With their soulful melodies and groovin rhythms, they are sure to leave you spellbound. If you’d like out-of-the-ordinary bluesy sounds on your next recording, hire Jasco.

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