Flamenco Guitarist Jonathan Fritz and Cellist Michael Kott
13th February 2022 • Musicians Reveal • Joe Kelley
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Jonathan Fritz is a Nuevo Flamenco artist/touring sideman/music producer from New York City and travels the world playing for a wide range of audiences. As a self taught player, he has mastered many guitar stylings and is a passionate stage performer. He has toured with an eclectic mix of artists, such as Lionel Richie and Richie Havens and has played with people like John Mayer, Josh Stone, Gavin Degraw, Rachel Platten, Billy Joel, Van Morrison and Jimmy Buffet to name a few. He also writes and produces music for film and television. Most recently, he has placed a song on season 5 episode 6 of Z Nation on the Sci-Fi network. Jonathan has endorsements with Takamine Guitars and Curt Mangan Strings.

Critics have hailed the imaginative Michael Kott as a “transgalactic electro-cellist.” The uniquely gifted musician is an accomplished virtuoso who has been perfecting his mastery of the cello since the age of nine. Truly an extraordinary player, Kott has received wide critical acclaim and has been the recipient of numerous awards for his original compositions and his recordings. He has toured extensively as a performing artist. He is a teaching professor at the College of Santa Fe in New Mexico.

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