De Amanecida (At Dawn's Door)
2007's 'De Amanecida' (At Dawn's Door), recorded in Peru, features guitar instrumentals as well as four songs with lyrics, sung by some of Peru's most respected artists: Saywa (Andes music singer) on 'Lost Dream' and 'Late At Night', Afro-Peruvian singers Lourdes Cárhuaz on 'Black Is Not A Color', and Rosa Guzmán on 'Lima Dressed In Gray'. Instrumental tracks include artists such as Julio Tirado on percussion, Angel Pariona on Andean flutes, Freddy Gómez on charango, Omar Rojas on bass, and Willy González on flugelhorn. Also included is 'Cachondeo', piece written by flamenco guitarist Errol Putigna featuring percussion by David Schanzer. In 2009, 'De amanecida' was nominated for a JPF Music Award in the Best South and Central American Album category, and the track 'Lima Dressed In Gray' for Best South and Central American Song.