Tommy Alegre is a talented pianist who was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and resides in Geneva, Swtizerland. His favorite musicians are as varied as his musical abilities. He is influenced by his share of classical composers such as Mozart, Chopin, Vivaldi, Bach, Schubert, Paganini, Stravinski, Johann Strauss II. He is also a huge fan of different types of jazz including Miles Davis, Billy Cobham, Chick Corea, Diana Krall and Buddy Rich. Of course he enjoys a good amount of contemporary pop and rock music such as JohnLennon, Paul McCartney, The Beatles, Peter Gabriel, Jeff Beck, Brian Setzer, Eagles, Carlos Santana, Emerson Lake and Palmer and Gentle Giant. But he is most enamored by the rich and haunting vocals of our own Miss Karen Carpenter.
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Tommy has recorded an outstanding medley of Carpenters hits and it is very easy to hear how much he has been influenced by Richard Carpenter.
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Photos from the August 21, 2013 performance at the Mozarteum-Argentino Concert Hall in Buenos Aires, Argentina.