A little about her: Luz María Bobadilla is a talented classical guitarist born in Paraguay, South America, in the heart of a musician family. Her virtuosity appears as a child. She studied, piano, traverse flute, classical, popular and jazz guitar. Among her masters, she stands out Cayo Sila Godoy, direct heir of the tradition traced by Agustín Barrios and also collector of his work which remained scattered through out the world.
She has toured the world with her musical treasures to more than 40 countries at such stages as: London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Brussels, Stockholm, Madrid, Geneva, Lisbon, Mexico, La Havana, Caracas, Bogotá, Sao Paolo, Buenos Aires, and many Cities in the USA.
Luz María has numerous albums, the last one, “20 Aňos de Luz” (“Twenty years of Luz”), includes a variety of styles with her mastery execution: Sakura, Danza Paraguaya, Recuerdos de Alhambra, O Sole Mio, amongst others…
In her last visit to USA a couple weeks ago, we had the honor and pleasure to share a whole day with her visiting Manhattan. Behind an extraordinary international renowned artist, there is a warm and sensitive human being.
Thanks Luz María, for sharing a day in your life with us, we are definitely looking forward to continuing a long friendship.
Images taken by Al Ojeda on March, 2010.