Jeffrey Briggs
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  • Tampico Stomp
    Genre: Americana
    MP3 (01:49) [4.16 MB]
  • Backwoods Boogie
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (01:56) [4.44 MB]
  • Flea Dance
    Genre: (Choose a Genre)
    MP3 (01:33) [3.56 MB]
  • Brazilian Pavilion
    Genre: Latin
    MP3 (01:37) [3.69 MB]
  • Soleá por Bulerías
    Genre: World Music
    MP3 (03:23) [7.76 MB]
  • Evito
    Genre: Latin
    MP3 (03:20) [7.64 MB]
  • Lamento Peruano
    Genre: World Music
    MP3 (03:05) [7.04 MB]
  • Andinito
    Genre: World Music
    MP3 (03:02) [7.9 MB]
  • Peteneras
    Genre: World Music
    MP3 (04:36) [11.47 MB]
  • Tangos
    Genre: World Music
    MP3 (03:45) [9.54 MB]
  • Tarantas
    Genre: Latin
    MP3 (02:43) [6.21 MB]
  • Cilantro
    Genre: Latin
    MP3 (02:09) [4.93 MB]
  • Catalán
    Genre: Latin
    MP3 (02:07) [4.83 MB]
  • Bittersweet
    Genre: Latin Jazz
    MP3 (02:04) [4.73 MB]
Jeffrey Briggs is a Los Angeles-based guitarist and composer specializing in classical, flamenco, Latin, and American music.

His PRO is ASCAP, and he is also a member of Songtrust and Sound Exchange.

He has studied with Spanish flamenco guitarist Juan Serrano, Nubian singer/oud player Hamza el Din, and Argentinian charango virtuoso Jaime Torres.

In December 2011, 2014, and 2016 his Christmas Guitar was the #1 album downloaded to radio stations worldwide for several days from Airplay Direct, the top Internet source for radio music globally.

In 2012 his guitar reached millions of people on the Univision and Fox show "Q'Viva: The Chosen", starring Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony, with 11 of his pieces used in profiles of talent show contestants from different Latin American countries.

His music has also been aired on NBC, MTV, the Independent Film Channel, Oxygen, Bravo, VH-1, Logo, TVLand, Spike, Planet Green, and Mexico's Si channel, KPFK-FM Los Angeles, Radio Belgrano and Radio Mendoza in Argentina, and is available for licensing from music libraries in London, Toronto, New York, and Los Angeles.

He played guitar in the critically acclaimed musical Twist of Fate at the Tiffany Theatre in Los Angeles, winner of 5 awards from the LA Drama Critics Circle and the LA Weekly, including Best Musical of 1995; and composed and performed music for The Bullfight, a play by Venezuelan writer Rodolfo Santana at the Stages Theatre Center in Hollywood in 2000.

He has performed at Cornell, Ohio State, Denison, and Capital universities, as well as UCLA, Cal State LA, Cal State Irvine, Western University, the Claremont Colleges, and Cypress College, the Mulholland and Beverly Hills Tennis Clubs, and the Miramonte and other wineries in Temecula; and has played at the Hollywood and Highland Center, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Cinegrill, Viva Madrid, Holly Street Bar & Grill, Angelique Cafe, Pacific Asia Museum, John O’Groats, Twin Palms, and Luna Negra in the Los Angeles area, as well as Lahoz Restaurant in Huntington Beach and Café Sevilla in San Diego.

He currently plays at Nuno's Bistro and Bar in Upland, CA on the first Sunday of each month.

Briggs is also a video producer, writer, photographer, and graphic artist. Born in Ithaca, N.Y., he has a BA in anthropology from Cornell University, an MA in anthropology from the University of Michigan, and an MFA in film from Ohio University; and has taught photography at Cornell University, film production at Denison University, and television production at Capital University. He was photography critic for the Columbus Dispatch for 7 years.

El Charanguero, his video documentary about Argentinian charango player Jaime Torres, has aired on PBS stations throughout the United States, and is being distributed internationally. Before coming to Los Angeles in 1995 Briggs was leader of the Latin American band Sangría, which performed throughout the Midwest. He has also accompanied a number of flamenco dancers and dance classes.

You can watch a video of him at the Euro Café in Claremont, CA here:

The following music sites have many pieces not posted on Airplay Direct, which can be provided to any station by request:

Thanks for your interest!

Jeffrey Briggs
Duarte, CA

  • Members:
    Jeffrey Briggs
  • Sounds Like:
    Gipsy Kings, Andres Segovia, Juan Serrano, Pepe Torres, John Fahey, Los Indios Tabajaros, Antonio Bribiesca, David Moreno, Paco de Lucia, Christopher Parkening, Bola Sete, Baden Powell, Luiz Bonfa, Eduardo Falú
  • Influences:
    Andres Segovia, Juan Serrano, Jaime Torres, Hamza el Din.
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  • Profile Last Updated:
    06/08/18 14:44:50
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