About Ismael

Ismael Barajas is on of the most outstandinlgy talented guitarits, composers and vocalists of our time. He has brought together a beautiful blend of musical rhythms in salsa, jazz, bossa-nove, flamenco, classical, and Mexican folk music.

Ismael begain his formal study and training of the classical guitar under the Romero's, "Spains royal family of guitar" at the age of 13.  His tutoring in flamenco was continued under Carlos Montoya, Jesus De Jerez, and Eduardo Santiago.  Ismael was awarded a scholarship to attend the University of Arizona; School of Music.  In conjunction with his studies he began teaching guitar in the Tucson, Arizona, public school system, as well as at the University of Arizona.

Throughout the years Ismael has appeared on many radio and television programs throughout the United States and Mexico as well as appeared in the television series Legend. He continues to perform in special engagements throughout the southwest,  as well as work with artist development out of his studio in Tucson, Arizona.