Experience the Color of Music!
In the world of optics, a prism is a transparent optical element with flat, polished surfaces that refract light. In an age where album artwork is less a cherished part of the musical experience as in years past, new flamenco artist Daniel Girón uses the cover of his new full-length recording, Prisma, to visually reflect the glorious array of sounds coming from and surrounding his acoustic guitar.
“When I talk about colors, I mean the sound of my guitar when music passes through it,” says the Tampa, FL based multi-talented composer and performer. “It allows me to project colors. When musicians use that term, we’re talking about the tones. We may like the color of someone’s voice or the instrument. Playing music this way, especially for live audiences, creates a feeling of ‘llenar mi espiritu’ – a fulfilled spirit.”
In creating his melodic, soulful and multi-textured sound, the Colombian born Girón draws from a rich palette of influences, including elements of his classical training and the rumba music his dad played in the house when he was growing up. He is also influenced by contemporary masters of flamenco, including his idol Paco De Lucia, modern master Vicente Amigo and renowned rumba flamenco guitarist Jesse Cook.