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Jaime Valle

Lyrically-gifted veteran guitarist/composer/band leader Jaime Valle has refused to allow his growing success of the last several years slow him down. No mold decorates Valle's frequent treks from Tutto Mare in UTC on Wednesdays to the U. S. Grant Hotel downtown on Saturdays, to La Jolla's Lime Leaf Grill on numerous Thursdays or Fridays, as well as an occasional jaunt up to Nieman's or to the Coyote Bar in Carlsbad (and countless casual gigs all over San Diego county) in between.

Valle also holds forth for Sunday brunches at Sally's in downtown San Diego and admits that he enjoys the rapartee of playing with bassists such as Chris Conner and Bob Magnusson since both have spent time in the company of musical heavyweights whose influence informs their work and makes the job of creating “duo music” an exercise in versatility.

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”. . .Valle draws his diverse influences to create music that is succinctly Latin, yet worldly in its themes and textures -- earthy, spiritual, soulful, and romantic. In song after song, without exception, he defies a typical guitarist's self-absorption and generously displays highs, lows and in-betweens. The emotions from Valle's guitar reach out seductively, sometimes forcefully, to encourage the listener to join his musical journey. On par with Valle's playing is his attention to cohesion and continuity.”-- Gerald Poindexter SOUNDWAVES...CD REVIEWS

“... Jaime Valle is known for a full-bodied style

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

San Diego, CA

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background

Jaime Valle is a faculty member in the music department at Mesa College SD, he is the director of the jazz guitar ensemble.

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