Aaron Larget-Caplan – Spanish Gems

Spanish Candy album cover Aaron Larget-Caplan, Guitar
Album Release Date: Mar 1, 2024
Tiger Turn

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Aaron Larget-Caplan transports the listener to Spain on the wings of his elegant and thoughtful interpretations of Spanish guitar classics. SPANISH GEMS is technically superb, fully capturing the depth and delicacy of Spanish classical guitar performance.
~ Felice Coral, DJ WOMR Outer Cape Cod Radio

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Classical guitarist & composer Aaron Larget-Caplan eleventh solo album, "SPANISH GEMS" released on March 1, 2024, on the Tiger Turn label. A collection of Spanish classical and flamenco masterpieces, ‘Spanish Gems’ features compositions by luminaries including Francisco Tárrega, Isaac Albéniz, Esteban de Sanlúcar, Gaspar Sanz, Emilio Pujol, and Federico Moreno Torroba. Larget-Caplan's interpretations breathe new life into these classic pieces, capturing the essence of Spanish culture and heritage.

Drawing upon his skill and deep appreciation for the genre, as well as directing the Spanish classical music and flamenco dance ensemble ¡Con Fuego!, each track on the album reveals his artistry and dedication to the craft, inviting listeners to immerse themselves in the beauty of Spanish classical and flamenco music.

"Spanish Gems is my second album to celebrate the rich musical heritage of Spain, following my 2023 release Spanish Candy, and it has been a privilege to delve into these exquisite compositions. My hope is that listeners will be transported by the beauty and passion of these timeless works."

This is Larget-Caplan’s fifth solo album with multi-Grammy Award-winning producer Kabir Sehgal on Tiger Turn.

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"Inimitable attention to form and mood, Spanish Gems is a richly diverse and attentive performance that’s profoundly technically and perfectly beautiful."
– Take Effect Review

It is a wonderful addition to an audiophile’s CD library.
~ Felice Coral, DJ WOMR Outer Cape Cod Radio

"To write that Larget-Caplan has something to boast about would be to say too little.”
– Six Strings of the World (Poland)

"Spanish Candy...SWEET!!! Your playing and transcriptions are really outstanding, bravo Aaron. You play with so much spirit and musicality"
– Frederic Hand, Guitarist-Composer, former faculty Mannes College of Music

Larget-Caplan represents the ideal 21st century artist.
More than just a guitarist, he is an ambassador of the instrument.” 

– Thomas Schuttenhelm, Network for New Music, Director, Philadelphia

Aaron has astounding technical proficiency and artistic delicacy. His performance was stunningly executed.
– Boston Musical Intelligencer