Jimmy and Enrique

Jimmy and Enrique

 San Diego, California, USA
BandWorldAcoustic

Jimmy and Enrique is the acoustic and magical sound of two artist that sound like 6 people on stage.

Journey through different songs in an acoustic style with Jimmy and Enrique, as we play a guitar and percussion experience the captivating sound that will grab your soul.

It's a guitar and percussion experience it's a world class, world music.

Biography

Nationally acclaimed guitarist Jimmy Patton is renowned for his ability to play two separate guitars at the same time, playing both melody and accompaniment parts simultaneously. He performs his own arrangements of popular and jazz tunes, as well as original compositions.

In 2001, Patton claimed the title of "Best Unsigned Guitarist in the Nation," defeating over 3,000 guitarists across the entire United States. In this Guitar Center sponsored "Guitarmageddon" competition, Patton won a Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Patton has shared the stage with Grammy award-winning Stanley Jordan, Laurence Juber of Paul McCartney's "Wings," Adrian Legg, Preston Reed, virtuoso rock guitarist Tony Macalpine, as well as keyboardist Derek Sherinian of "Dream Theater." He studied under Fred Benedetti of Benedetti & Svoboda master guitar duo.

Enrique Platas is an independent drummer and percussionist originally from Mexico City who has been based near San Diego for the past several years. A graduate of the Tech of Monterrey in Querétaro, he has become an accomplished session drummer in both the United States and Mexico, touring and recording with some of Latin America's top producers and pop stars and actively performing with world music artists in the US.

Enrique record for the First Latin American Idol Mayre Martinez, and Juan Manuel. Tour with Yuridia latin Grammy nominated also play for Manolito Gypsy. Also open for Chris Botti and the B-52's.

As a percussionist, Enrique specializes in the cajón and is sponsored by
Zildjian
Machudo Cajons