Juan Martínez Pérez • Elson Complex • Art & Spencer • Los Gilets
Juan Martínez Pérez is Spanish fingerstyle acoustic guitarist based in Bern, Switzerland. He is releasing music under his real name, "Juan Martínez Pérez", as "Elson Complex", "Art & Spencer", and (soon) "Los Gilets". The latter is new guitar duo project with David Westin aka "Nylonwings". First release "Bellavista Blues" is due on February 3rd, 2023. Juan's guitar music has been described as inspiring, intense, introspective, and relaxing at the same time. As Elson Complex he has published around 50 guitar originals through different labels, such as Florecilla Records, Raighes Factory, Yellow Rose Records, Burro Borracho Records, Sky Valley Records, Soothe Sounds, and his own speedchill label. This includes collaborations with Melany Thompson, Andy Salvanos, Edy Hafler, John Clark, Jürg Kindle, Mathew Joseph, Pablo Briceño, Nathaniel Graham, Whalebone, A.B. Chediski, Nylonwings, Will Moore, Harry Waters, Tommy Berre, and Grammy Award winner Andrew York. End of October 2022, Elson Complex reached 8 million all-time streams on Spotify, where he currently has around 100.000 monthly listeners. In October 2022, he also started to release guitar tracks under his real name, Juan Martínez Pérez. Furthermore, he has side project called "Art & Spencer" with Belgian multi-instrumentalist Marc Vliegen aka "Have a Cigar". Juan is founding member of the "Contemporary Classical Collective" (CCC), an informal group of spirited musicians from all over the world, dedicated to a sub-genre of contemporary classical music that variously goes under the label of "neo-classical" or "indie-classical".
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