Ismael Barajas Playing at Desert Springs January 26th from 5-7 PM

Ismael Barajas, Latin / Classical and Flamenco guitarist began Playing guitar at the age of 13 years of age, Listening to records of Mexican guitarist Antoñio Bibriesca and Cuco Sanchez also Spanish Guitarist Sabicas. He would also accompany his Father, Miguel Barajas and his fathers’ friends at family gatherings singing Mexican favorites. Less than one year later, he gave his first public concert. The response was so overwhelming, patrons of the arts formed an organization to sponsor his formal training.

Ismael Barajas then began his formal training in the Classical and Flamenco styles with Spains Royal family of the guitar, The Romeros. His Flamenco Guitar training also continued with Carlos Montoya, Jesus De Jerez and Eduardo Santiago Figueroa.