"The greatest collaborations are often built upon two unique and different personalities combining to create something beyond their individual realms. Thus is the case with the new “KREISBERG meets VERAS” project, which promises to be one of the most exciting guitar duos in the jazz and guitar worlds. Jonathan Kreisberg and Nelson Veras are both highly acclaimed artists on their instruments, and they have combined forces to create a program of original works and rarely played classics which welcome the listener to experience the start of a beautiful musical friendship."
Combining timeless melodicism with forward-thinking lines and textures, the music of guitarist Jonathan Kreisberg has influenced the next generation of players and contributed to the evolution of the instrument in Jazz. in addition to his projects, he has performed/recorded with a wide range of groups including Dr. Lonnie Smith, Joe Locke, Stefano Dibattista, Iggy Pop, The New World Symphony and more.
Nylon string guitarist Nelson Veras has developed a truly unique style based on a mix of clasical guitar, modern jazz and his Brasilian roots. Discovered by Pat Metheny when only 16, he has long been an underground legend and influencer among the guitar community. He has colaborated with Stelve Coleman, Richard Galleano, Manu Katché, Mark Turner, Greg Osby and a long list of others.
(Text: Jonathan Kreisberg, Nelson Veras)