Julio Fernandez: Guitarist/Producer
Cuban guitarist, Julio Fernandez, was raised in Hoboken, NJ and has been a part of the New York area music scene for the past three decades. He has worked with many different artists including Bernie Williams, Richie Cannata, Dave Samuels, Chuck Loeb, Jay Beckenstein, Jeremy Wall, Marion Meadows, Destiny’s Child, Phoebe Snow, The Sugar Hill Gang, Tommy James, Eric Marienthal, and David Broza. For the past 26 years he has been a member of the contemporary jazz group, Spyro Gyra. In addition to touring the world and recording on 20 of the band’s 28 albums, he has also contributed over 25 compositions to the group’s effort and has been involved as assistant producer on the last few CDs. He just completed working on Richie Cannata’s soon to be released debut album and is about to embark on his first solo project in the spring 2011.