Don Soledad & John Olearchick present: “Andalucía to Americas”

Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, 1905 Kentucky Ave, Winter Park

Take a journey from the Southern region of Spain to the New World with Soledad on guitar and Olearchick on piano. Performing selected classic arrangements and original compositions of flamenco, jazz and contemporary pieces.

Don Soledad

Inspired by the guitar of flamenco legend; Paco de Lucia, Don Soledad cultivated his sophisticated, soulful sounds in Northern, California, beginning with his early guitar studies with the great Spanish flamenco maestros; Mariano de Cordobá and Agustin Ríos - the nephew of legendary guitarist Diego del Gastor. His studies continued in the Southern region of Spain; Andalucía in the city of Jerez de la Frontera - with guitarist Juan Diego Mateos. Soon thereafter, he was performing shows in San Francisco and the Sonoma and Napa Valley wineries.

As a performer and recording artist, he has worked with talents in a variety of genres including rock singer Eric Martin (Mr. Big), Jazz bassist Kai Eckhardt (John McLaughlin and Garage Mahal) and opening for the late Jazz guitar legend Larry Coryell. As a composer, he has recorded 2 original albums (‘Camino de Seda’ 2006, ‘Soluna’ 2013) and a solo Christmas album entitled (‘December Lullaby’ 2015).

John Olearchick

John Olearchick is a professional pianist and music educator in the Central Florida region. Since 2007, he has been exploring the world of classical, jazz, and collaborative piano, as well as honing the craft of teaching music to all ages (4-99!) and skill levels. Over the course of this journey, he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music, taught hundreds of private music lessons, lectured at Valencia College and the University of Central Florida, and performed countless jazz and musical theatre gigs from Orlando to Los Angeles.

Some notable moments from his performance career include performing for Carol Channing’s memorial service in Palm Springs (CA) in 2019 and filling in as pianist for The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra in January of 2020.

Get your tickets early! Limited seating available. Tables are first-come, first-serve.