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南美國家級吉他與豎琴演奏家
Roberto Zayas

R.Z. at home-2015 (1)

自 1984 年定居於台灣。他的音樂風格結合了古典、爵士、民族及流行樂。 出生於巴拉圭首都亞松森,自五歲起就在巴拉圭大學藝術學院跟隨當代最負盛名的古典吉他大師 Cayo Sila Godoy 學藝。在第一屆亞松森 Conservatorio Municipal de Musica 即得到最佳吉他學員獎。

繼吉他之後,又與 Santiago Cortesi 大師學習巴拉圭民族豎琴。 他集合了當時國內最好的樂手組成了樂隊 Allegro 並和西班牙佛朗明哥團體、阿根廷探戈交響樂團及各種南美洲民族演奏團演出,結束一年日本的巡迴演出後於 1984 年來到台灣。 在台灣音樂圈為許多歌手如: 蘇芮、張惠妹、郭富城、劉德華、王力宏、趙詠華、文章、洪榮宏等人編曲及伴奏。1990 年為伍思凱的 寂寞公路” 編曲獲得 1991 年金曲獎最佳錄音獎。同年金曲獎最佳年度歌曲獎-陳淑樺的 一生守候” 也是由 Zayas 所編曲。  

Roberto Zayas has been based in Taiwan since 1984. His music style combines elements of classical, jazz, folk, ethnic and popular music, into a unique and personal sound.

Born in Asunción, Paraguay, Zayas began his musical training at the age of five, studying with one of the finest classical guitarists in the world, Maestro Cayo Sila Godoy at the Escuela de Bellas Artes of the Universidad Nacional del Paraguay.

He received the first prize as best guitar student in the opening year of the Conservatorio Municipal de Musica in Asunción. And after studying the art of classical guitar, later the Paraguayan Folk Harp with Maestro Santiago Cortesi, the very young Zayas began to perform on radio, TV and in small concerts.

He formed a band called Allegro, integrated with the best musicians of the country. In Taiwan, Zayas has become deeply involved in the music scene, arranging and performing for such stars as, Su Rei, A Mei, Guo Fu Chen, Andy Lau, Wang Li Hong, Chao Yiong Hwa, Wen Chang, Hong Rong Hong, composer Lee Tai Hsiang, among many others. In 1990 the song "Lonely Highway", performed by Wu Su Kai and arranged by Zayas, won the Golden Melody "Best Recording" Award.

Zayas has collaborated with or under the baton of great maestros and conductors such as Mr. Eugene Kohn, Mr. Henry Mazer, Prof. Dr. Raymond Torres Santos, Mr. Gerard Akoka, Mr. Dirk Tu Hei, Ronald Smart, Prof. Maria Güinand, Prof. Peter Groves Heming, Dr. John Van Deursen, and Dr. Lisa Chen, among others. He has performed with famous classical singers Placido Domingo, Angelo Marenzi, Arnaldo Paoli, Gloria Criscioni, Patricia Sands, Warren Mok, Fortunato Morán, and others.