Pablo Ortiz

Guitarist Costarricense

With own label

Posted on Mar 15, 2012

With own label

A Monestel Pablo Ortiz was not enough that his image scour the world in the form of postage stamp, now has his own label name, after Manuel Rodriguez and Sons, one of the most prestigious brands of Spanish guitars and more fame and international production, read this dedicated musician, guitarist and academics from the School of Music at the National University (A), an exclusive model with your name.

The guitarra Modelo FG Pablo Ortiz, Ortiz recently presented itself at NAMM, the most important and largest convention of music and musicians from the United States, where his guitar was very popular and the best connoisseurs comments.

Early last year the French government designed a stamp on guitarists in the world and Ortiz was chosen to be part of this exclusive edition, that now goes around the world in recognition of the dedication and promotion Ortiz has given Costa Rican and Latin American music in the last 30 years.


It did not take long for Ortiz again filled with pride not only to the A, but the country, to become one of the few guitarists and musician who has his own label.

"I consider myself honored to a Spanish factory in both global prestige has dedicated me a special guitar model. I think this is good for the country and the national guitar ", commented an emotional Ortiz, while said "this is definitely an award and recognition for a job that has been done for many years and in which I have always tried to make up the name of my country and my university".

Manuel Rodriguez and Sons, Founded in 1905, is the daughter of the School of Madrid and descendant of a long history of famous and renowned luthier luthiers height Torres and Hauser, as well as Manuel Rodriguez said Mr., father of the present head of the dynasty Rodriguez, in his book Art and Craft of Making Guitars.

Ortiz said his relationship with Manuel Rodriguez III began in 1999, at a concert he performed at the House of America, Madrid. Since then, Rodriguez invited annually guitarist playing at events in Spain and Europe, where it represents and executes this instrument violin. "Slowly begin to bring these instruments in order to provide young guitarists in Costa Rica for better tools to help them raise the technical level in guitar playing, and I think this has been notorious in recent 12 years ", he added.


2012marzo_imag11bJanuary 2010, Manuel Rodríguez visited Costa Rica for the first time, where he was invited to lecture, at the National Theatre on Construction History of the Spanish guitar and guitar music which was executed with instruments Rodriguez House by teachers and students of A.

In this first trip, Rodriguez is Maderas lleva of Central America to build a model of guitar, Pablo Ortiz on which gave some specifications for details and other special measures. In June of the same year, Rodriguez returned to repeat the lecture at the National Theatre, and presented the first two guitars made of woods like the holy Palo Central, es of India that traditionally Rio (Brazil), and to which he gave the name of Pablo Ortiz, as a guitarist representative of Central.

Manuel Rodriguez and Sons has been dedicated to emblematic guitarists models of flamenco music as Sabicas and Paco de Lucía, the jazz as Maccaferrin. According to own Rodríguez, this is the first guitar made by a Spanish tradition factory, precious woods of Central.

FG Model Guitar Pablo Ortiz is high quality sound. In January this year, Pablo Ortiz was invited to present this model and also play other models of the same Manuel Rodríguez NAMM Show in LA, EE.UU. In addition, He is regularly invited as a teacher to give seminars and master classes on guitar, Costa Rican music and rhythms of Latin America in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Born in San Jose, Ortiz began playing guitar at age eight. He was self-taught until the 13, when he won a scholarship to study at the Conservatorio de Castella. There he studied with the Spanish master Valentin Bielsa. Upon returning to Spain Bielsa teacher recommended to work as a guitar teacher at UNA, becoming, a los 16 years, without having completed secondary education, the youngest university professor.

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