VIRELLA is the instrumental project of New York City guitarist/composer Julio Virella. He has been a professional guitarist for over 25 years. He was born in the beautiful city of Ponce, Puerto Rico. It was there that he began playing guitar. In the early seventies he moved to New York and began playing in many bands in the New City area. He studied jazz guitar with the great Skeeter Best a jazz guitarist/educator in New York City. He is at home on both the stage and in the recording studio, as he has done countless recording sessions and shows. Julio has appeared in many recordings from Smooth Jazz to Progressive Rock and from Hip-Hop to Fusion. He has worked with Sammy Peralta "On The One", a smooth jazz CD produced by Lenny White. He also recorded with percussionists Bobby Sanabria and the great Gumbi Ortiz. In 2000 he released "Under the Virgin Oak", a collection of new age and fusion music. His style is diverse with many influences, including rock, jazz and fusion. 'UNBROKEN' is his second solo CD. The music is a collection of many influences from Acid Jazz to Latin Jazz and from Rock to Fusion. Hope you enjoy the ride. Producers: Julio Virella; Marlon Graves Special Guests: Gumbi Ortiz Marlon Graves Gene Torres Milton Campos Joaquin Diaz Jim Merkin Richard Fairfax Adrian Ross Joseph 'Moby' Medina Rae Serrano Hector Lopez.