Arrizza
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"Peace, Love, Joy"

- Under the stage and artist name "Arrizza" - Yannaki is a Latin/New Age/World guitarist and multi-instrumental musician based in the Long Island, NY area ~ primarily performing within the Nouveau Flamenco genre, fusing together the spicy sounds of the Caribbean and Latin-America along with the traditions of Southern Spain - incorporating flamenco and Mediterranean rhythms mellowed out by a cool New Age flair ~

Composing from the tender realms of the inner heart and spirit - every note speaks a simple message of peace, love, and joy ~

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CHECK OUT MY EPK - on ArtistEcard -
://artistecard/Arrizza

I am also on Reverbnation
./guitarraarrizza

OFFICIAL WEBSITE:
.guitarraarrizza

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for bookings, inquiries or just to drop a line:
email: arrizzalive
phone: 631-618-7281

Latest News:

"ARRIZZA" - the self-titled debut album - AVAILABLE NOW - for purchase on CD BABY, iTunes, Amazon, , and other online music stores!

Also available for full-streaming audio on Spotify, iTunes Radio, Last.fm, and other streaming services...

GUITARRAARRIZZA

Check out the latest happenings, news, upcoming shows, music and much more on my official website - the One place to go for ALL THINGS "ARRIZZA" - "Guitarra Arrizza"!!

Screen name:
Arrizza
Member since:
Jun 14 2010
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
15
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

While influences are many, there are those who have inspired and touched me in so many ways, not only in terms of music and playing, but in every day living.

Guitar Influences: (who've inspired me)

- Johannes Linstead - main guitar influence
- Govi
- Jesse Cook
- Pavlo
- Guitarra Azul
- Tomas Michaud
- Gipsy Kings
- Armik
- Didula
- Benise
- Greg Reiter
- David Gallegos
- Dan Sistos
- Luis Villegas
- Saro Tribastone (latin & mediterranean guitarra)
- Marc Antoine (for his smooth vibe)
- Al Marconi
- Mark Barnwell
- Jim Stubblefield
- Incendio

New Age/Instrumental Influences

- Yanni
- Jean-Michel Jarre
- Mehdi
- Karunesh
- Deuter
- Secret Garden
- Loreena McKennitt
- Chris Spheeris (guitar & bouzouki - beautiful music)
- David Helpling
- Sajjad
- Omar Akram

Electronic:

- Jean-Michel Jarre
- Tangerine Dream
- Armin Van Buuren
- Robert Miles
- DJ Dado
- Above & Beyond
- Glenn Main
- Kebu
- Amethystium
- Dynatron


World Music:
Julio Iglesias, George Dalaras, Amr Diab, Cyrene Abdul-El-Nour, Agricantus, Elena Ledda...(Latin, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean influences)

Instrument experience:

Lead Guitar:
Expert
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Steel guitar:
Advanced
Keyboard:
Intermediate
Piano:
Intermediate
Other:
Intermediate
Mandolin:
Intermediate
Harp:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

All production, recording and mixing is primarily done at my private home project studio, "Zen Sounds" - an intimate place specializing in a peaceful environment designed for ease of creativity and workflow.


The equipment list includes but not all:

Instruments:

Guitars:
- 2018 Andy Culpepper (#92) custom flamenco blanca cutaway (My ultimate guitar for recording/in-studio work)

- 2013 model "Luthier Series" Cordoba GK Pro flamenco blanca cutaway (my secondary main guitar for all current studio recordings and live performances)

- Yamaha CG171SF flamenco blanca (my backup guitar for live performance)

- Montana CF-80 classical-flamenco hybrid Spanish guitar (my "old faithful" - formally used for recording and live performance...now retired - dinged up yet still plays well!)

Others:

- ESP-LTD EC-408 Electric guitar
- Turkish "baglama" long-neck saz (un-named)

DI unit: Grace Design BiX DI pedal
Fishman Pro EQ Platinum DI pedal -

Effects:

Electric: (Digitech Metal Master, Uber-Metal distortion, Revalver 4) -

Nylon-string:
-TC Electronic Hall of Fame Reverb
- BBE Sonic Maximizer Stomp pedal
- Line 6 wireless


Hardware (studio):
- Presonus Firestudio Project firewire interface w/ 8 XMAX channels & mic pre's - 24bit/96K support for pristine studio-quality recordings.

- Behringer Xenyx 802 mixer w/ Premium 8-Input 2-Bus Mic Preamps and British-style EQs (backup)

- Gateway GT5012 minitower w/ Dual-Core 2.8GHz processor, 4 GB Ram, 250Gig HD(plus 320GB backup HD), running Win 7 Pro

Software:

I primarily use Steinberg Cubase as my main audio DAW sequencer for all my recordings.

- Cubase Studio 4 DAW (recording and sequencing)
- Cubase 7.5 Artist DAW (for post-production mixing/mastering)
- Cubase AI 8 DAW (mobile recording)
- Studio One 2 "Producer Edition"
- Sony Sound Forge (Mastering)
- Audacity
- Sony Sound Forge 10
- Fl Studios (for some serious beatmaking)
- tons of FX plugins & VST instruments
- Spectrasonics Trilogy & Stylus RMX
- Nexus virtual synth workstation
- Hybrid 3 soft synthesizer
- P5 soft synthesizer
- Sylenth Lite soft synthesizer
(AWESOME SOUNDS!!)

Mics:
- 3 dynamic cardioid dynamic mics from different brands (RadioShack, Audio Technica, Shure)

- AT2020 cardioid condenser (2)
- Shure SM-57 dynamic

Other Equipment:

- Roland AIRA System-8 synthesizer (with Plug-Out technology - Jupiter-8 & Juno-106 synth engines)
- sE Electronics RF-X Reflexion vocal filter

Monitoring:
- M-Audio Bx5a near-field monitors
- Sony MDR-V150 studio headphones
- Sennheiser studio headphones
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LIVE SETUP:
For live performances, (solo or a small ensemble) I use pro audio equipment by Behringer, Yamaha, Bose and Fishman.

PA system:
- (1) Behringer Eurolive B112D 1000W
- (1) Behringer D1200-PRO subwoofer 500W
- Bose L1 Compact line array

Mixer: Yamaha MG10XU 10 channel mixer (w/ SFX digital effects) - onboard USB connectivity

DI: Fishman Pro EQ Platinum DI pedal

Computer: ASUS laptop running win 8.1
-1TB external HD

cables include: Pro Co Excellines, Planet Waves, and Mogami

Lights:
- H20 water light by Amercan DJ
- Genesis LED light bar
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MUSIC