DAVID DE ALVA

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Biography David de Alva

"David de Alva" was born in Madrid, Spain, while both his parents were touring with the internationally known Flamenco Dance Company, Pillar Lopez. Musical diversity is one of David's most distinguished traits. Whether it is a stirring journey into the heart of Spain or a sensuous taste of the Brazilian beat or even an unforgettable voyage into the mystical Mediterranean world, one is transported through time and space, on the wings of imagination. He has performed in New York, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Madrid, Seville, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, Seattle and San Diego. It is the gypsy blood that inspires the playing of David de Alva. He began studying at the age of ten under Protegees of Segovia and Romero Brothers quickly distinguishing himself for his technique and charisma. Subsequently, as a lead performer in various festivals and theaters throughout the world, from Brazil to Spain he perfected his style that is now recognized as one of the best in the field, expressing the explosion of rhythms and emotions that contain the passion of the Spanish people. An artist endowed with a highly individual talent and artistic temperament, David de Alva takes you into the heart of the Spanish culture. David De Alva offers over 35 years of experience both as solo guitarist and Flamenco recording artist. David is a recording artist from Madrid, Spain specializing in Flamenco and World Fusion Jazz guitar, performing abroad and locally in exclusive events such as:

  • Humphrey's Concerts
  • Acura Classic Tennis Tournament at La Costa Hotel & Spa
  • Buick Invitational Golf Events
  • International Jazz Festival Rio de Janeiro and in San Diego
  • San Diego Bay Food & Wine Festival
  • Gateway Computers
  • Qualcomm Stadium
  • 98.1 Jazz Festival SD
  • U.S. Grant Hotel
  • Hilton Torrey Pines
  • 98.1 Jazz Festival SD
  • Belly Up Concerts
  • Young Presidents Organization
  • La Jolla Country Club
  • Fairbanks Ranch Country Club
  • KUSI, NBC, FOX, news

He has an extensive repertoire of ceremony music as well as Nouveau Flamenco/Classical to Bossa Nova and Smooth Jazz for your cocktail and dinner party.