Manuel Barrueco has been called an "aristocrat of the guitar" with "uncommon lyrical gifts."
Guitarist Manuel Barrueco.
This summer, the Cuban-born musician takes his talents on the road with the Cuarteto Lationamericano.
As part of the series Musicians in Their Own Words, producer David Schulman offers an audio portrait of the guitarist.
Features in the series are produced by David Schulman and NPR's Jeffrey Freymann-Weyr.