JORGE MOREL (b 1931 )
The popular and prolific Argentine-American guitarist-composer Jorge Morel (b. 1931) began his guitar studies in Buenos Aires with his father, a famous actor. After further studies with Amparo Alvariza and the virtuoso Pablo Escobar, Morel emigrated to New York in 1961. A Choro (literally “weeping”) is a popular Brazilian dance, originally performed by musicians called choroes. Morel also arranged for guitar the popular song Misionera by the Argentinian Fernando Bustamante.