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Watch Felipe Alberto’s new video for “Popurrí de Huaynos”

Enjoy Felipe Alberto’s the live recording of peruvian huaynos in the style of the northern peruvian highlands.

  • Guitar and vocals – Felipe Alberto
  • Bombo – Manuel Palomino Cano
  • Cajon – Miguel Canal Aguirre

This Popurri de Huaynos (or huayno mashup) is performed in the style of Peru’s northern highlands. This track is included in Felipe Alberto’s Alma del Ayer album. Alma del Ayer is a collection of traditional peruvian music recorded and produced independently in Saskatoon, Canada in the studio of Josh J. Palmer. All the songs were recorded with traditional instruments to maintain the authenticity of the criollo and and andean musical genres. Alma del Ayer is a work inspired by love for peruvian music and the musical legacy of the latin america.

Guardians Evolution on APTN

Guardians Evolution Season 2 Launch

Today, a year and a half after recording began on the project, Season 2 of Guardians Evolution, a claymation sci-fi series for kids, launches on the cable channel APTN where I do the voice for the Hispanic character of Chema.  Guardians Evolution is brought to you by the creators of Canadian hit TV series for kids Wapos Bay. You can watch full episodes of Guardians Evolution Saturdays and Sundays on APTN or any time online.

Stay tuned for the Guardians Evolution video game that will be launching soon.

Felipe Alberto - Grammy Nomination 2015

Grammy Submission by Steve Owens

Thank you Branding Avatar in collaboration with J.M.R. Public Relations for all your enthusiasm, support, and guidance on the Alma del Ayer project. Alma del Ayer is an album devoted to showcasing the Peruvian style known as Musica Criolla, a product of African, Spanish, and Andean sounds fused over 500 years. Special thanks to Steve Owens for believing in the project and submitting it to the 58th Grammy Awards.

Felipe Alberto and Lina Maria Estrada Record in Peru 2015

Felipe Alberto and Lina Maria Estrada Record in Peru

After a wonderful evening of performing alongside Manuel Donayre, we had an early start to Sunday, July 26 in the recording studio of Akira Yimura, in the city of Callao. I had the pleasure of starting my day recording and producing for Pasache Music’s latest project, Proyecto Tradicional: Media Noche en Lima, along with the famed Lina Maria Estrada of Medellin, Colombia (daughter of world salsa legend Fruko Estrada), and the mastery of Alejandro Velásquez’s guitar.  

Felipe Alberto

Alma del Ayer Summer Tour Peru, July 2015

The summer tour of Alma del Ayer culminates in Peru for the week of Fiestas Patrias. After the sold out show Homenaje a Pasache on April 18, 2015 in Port Chester, New York, Felipe Alberto again shares the stage with Manuel Donayre “the Black Diamond” and Jorge Luis Jasso. Felipe Alberto will be performing three back to back shows in Peru during the week of the national holiday.

  • Saturday July 25, Felipe Alberto will perform as Manuel Donayre’s special guest at the Alejandro Granda Relayza theatre in Callao, Peru, 8 PM.
  • Sunday July 26, Felipe Alberto performs at Homenaje al Perú alongside Jorge Luis Jasso and Lina Maria Estrada at club El Plebeyo in Lima, Peru, 6PM.
  • Monday July 27, Felipe Alberto and Lina Maria Estrada perform on main stage in the Plaza de Armas of La Punta, Peru, 8 PM.

Alma del Ayer Launch Party in Calgary

On June 27, 2015, Pasache Music brings you an evening of traditional Peruvian música criolla with breakout artist Felipe Alberto at Lolita’s Lounge in the City of Calgary.

After performance in Lima Peru, Felipe Alberto returns to Calgary. Come to enjoy the rich sounds of South American guitar, the african rooted rhythms of the Peruvian cajon, and a style of singing from a bygone era.

  • Opening act by Frontera Sur
  • Cajon and percussion by Willy “el Chalaco” Garcia
  • Tickets are $20 online at Music Glue or $30 at the door

Performance on Una y Mil Voces – Nuestro Secreto in French

Saturday, May 30, 2015 I was honoured to perform as a special guest on Una y Mil Voces hosted by Bartola on Perú’s national television station, TV Perú. It was wonderful to share the stage again with friends such as Jorge Pardo, Jorge Luis Jasso, Alejandro Velasquez, Julie Freundt, and Julio Andrade. That particular two hour edition of Una y Mil Voces was to honour famed Peruvian composer, Félix Pasache. As such I sang one of his most famous songs, Nuesto Secreto translated into French.

Felipe Alberto - Homejane a Pasache Concert 2015

Homejane a Pasache Concert – Lima, Peru

May 30, 2015, after shows in New York and New Jersey, Pasache Music repeats the acclaimed Homenaje a Pasache concert at home in Lima, Peru. The concert will be held at El Plebeyo in the Breña district of Lima.

Six weeks after their last appearance together in New York, Felipe Alberto, Jorge Luis Jasso, and Julio Andrade will share the stage again. They will be accompanied by Alejandro Velasquez on guitar, Coqui Leturia on Cajon, and Segundo Flores on bass.

Tickets: $40 at the door

Watch Felipe Alberto’s New Music Video for “La Apañadora”

Today I present you with the video of La Apañadora, a beautiful tondero by Peruvian composer – Alicia Maguiña. I hope you enjoy it. This project is my labour of love and admiration for the cultural legacy of Peru’s traditional music. I hope that this project helps to foment a great appreciation for this musical genre. You can also listen this cover of La Apañadora on my Muzooka profile.

Created by FELIPE ALBERTO and L&C STYLE PRODUCTIONS

Filming Locations: La Ciudad de Calgary, The Beach Advanced Audio Production, Becker’s Ranch

Actors: Jill María Robinson, Willy García Ascencio, Raúl Javier Leguía Camino

Percussion: Miguel Canal Aguirre