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Meet the musicians: Claudio Tolousse

Meet the musicians: Claudio Tolousse

September 30, 2019 10:59 PM

Name: Claudio Tolousse


Where were you born? Los Angeles, California

Schools attended? Manzano High School, University of New Mexico, & University of New Orleans

Influential teacher? Michael Anthony, Carla Erickson

Instrument (s)? Guitar, Vocals

When did you start playing? 10 years old

New Mexico connection? Grew up here since I was 4. My father moved here for the Art scene in Santa Fe. 

Career in a capsule? Musician, Composer, Visual Artist, Podcaster and Traveler/Explorer

Best memory? Getting to perform at Civic Plaza for Summerfest in front of thousands of people.

Favorite place in NM? Sandia Park, Home!

Favorite food? Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas, or Breakfast burrito from Twisters!

Who do you admire? My father for everything he does.

Hobbies? Watches and MMA

Best gig? Getting to perform with my own band, releasing my debut album at the Outpost Performance Space.

Dream performance/venue? Performing to a sold out audience in Madison Square Garden, performing my own music.

Favorite artists/group/music? Picasso, Dali & Botero, I love AC/DC, Jimi Hendrix

Best advice for musicians just starting out? Practice practice practice. Make sure you take your craft seriously, investigate and find your own way to begin doing what you love. 


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