New York based guitarist Nelson Riveros is part of an emerging force of a new generation of Contemporary Latin-Jazz artists. His debut recording titled ‘Camino Al Barrio’ peaked at #8 on the Jazz Week World Music Chart. Nelson has performed and recorded with Grammy nominated pianist Hector Martignon, Grammy winning bassist John Benitez, Samuel Torres, Luis Bonilla, Alfredo De La Fe, Jeremy Wall of Spyro Gyra, Billy Drewes, Scott Wentholt, Jim Seeley, John Mosca, Ivan Renta, Vince Cherico.
Nelson’s Quartet has performed at The Iridium, Trumpets, The Bar Next Door, Terraza 7, Zinc Bar, The Long Island Winter Fest Jazz on the Vine, Nuyorican Poets Café, Edgewater Music & Arts Festival, Celebrate summer in Midtown Music Series, Van Dyke Cafe in Miami, Something’ Jazz Club and a recent tour of Colombia. Nelson appeared on Univision’s ‘ACA ENTRE NOS’ music segment talking about his music and influences.
His new project is called 'The Latin Side of Wes Montgomery'
"Nelson is one of the brightest new faces on today's Jazz Guitar Scene. This new CD not only demonstrates his virtuosity, it showcases his wonderful skills as a composer and vocalist" We are sure to hear alot more from this gifted young talent........ Vic Juris