Cristian Puig

CRISTIAN PUIG, guitarist and singer, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  He is the son of Gloria Monreal (flamenco singer) and Pablo Hugo Puig (flamenco guitarist).  In 1989, Sr. Puig formed the flamenco-jazz group Rabat, which performed at all the major flamenco tablaos and theaters in Buenos Aires and Sao Paolo, Brazil.  Since moving to the United States, he has been working non-stop in New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Boston, and Philadelphia. He has performed with such artists as Los Pericet, Chango Farias Gomez, Quique Sinesi, Los Tarantos, hector Romer, Laura Manzella, Pablo Mainetti, Rafael de Triana, Raul Amedo, Antonio Hidalgo, Antonio Granjero, El Yiyi, and many others.  Sr. Puig is a composer whose works have been performed by the companies Andrea del Conte Danza Espana, Pasion y Arte, Atrevete, Pilar Rioja, M'Oro Flamenco, Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, Flamenco Ole, Flamenco Puro, Gerard Edery, and Ziva Cohen.