Javier Farias and Mike Stern:

Javier Farías has launched FAST-PACED GUITARS, his latest composition written for classical, acoustic, and electric guitar featuring jazz fusion guitarist Mike Stern.

The music was produced by Sebastian Rehbein and has recently been published in both, score and CD audio.

In a career that spans three decades and a discography that includes more than a dozen eclectic and innovative recordings, six-time GRAMMY® nominee Mike Stern has established himself as one of the premier jazz-fusion guitarists and composers of his generation.


Listen to FAST-PACED GUITARS here:


First Movement

Second Movement

Third Movement


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Chilean composer and guitarist JAVIER FARIAS is a 2014 recipient of the Fromm Music Foundation Commission from Harvard University. His catalogue as a composer includes more than eighty compositions and some of these works have won first place in some of the world’s leading composition competitions for the classical guitar including the Andrés Segovia, and the Michele Pittaluga.

Farías’ music has been performed by; L’ Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino, Aspekte New Music Ensemble of Salzburg, VOCE Choir, Philharmonie Baden-baden, San Francisco Conservatory Guitar Ensemble, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Cuarteto Latinoamericano, bandoneon player Daniel Binelli, the guitarist of the rock band The Police: Andy Summers; jazz fusion guitarist Mike Stern, and classical guitarists: Eliot Fisk, Ben Verdery, Ricardo Cobo, Emanuele Segre, Jose Antonio Escobar and Eduardo Isaac among many others.

He is the founder and the artistic director of the Chilean Guitar Ensemble.