We are Elysa (mom), Jason (dad), Joseph (10 y.o) & Noah (9 y.o) Hochman. We are a family that plays a unique brand of guitar fusing Spanish, Classical, Flamenco and Acoustic styles. We perform as Solo Guitarists, as a husband and wife Guitar Duet and as a family Guitar Quartet. Our Guitar Duo name is Jay & Lee Rumba Flamenca. Our family Guitar Quartet name is the Quarantined Quartet. We are the founders of New York Guitar Academy and are among the most sought after Flamenco and Classical Guitarists in New York City. We are proud winners of the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards with all 5-star reviews. We represent the top 5% of wedding professionals on WeddingWire. We were also awarded with Best of The Bash with over 100 verified bookings and all 5-star reviews.
We have tons of notable performances. Our Jay & Lee Guitar Duet has performed at Lincoln Center, US Open Finals Pre-Game Shows and events for widely recognized organizations, businesses, celebrities and museums. We've had live nationally televised performances. We were featured on Good Morning America, NBC News, News 12, CBS, SGN and many more outlets for our unique family band, Quarantined Quartet, that we started in March 2020.
We create a beautiful and powerful atmosphere of exciting world guitar music that include original compositions and unique and great arrangements of Spanish Classical and Nuevo Flamenco guitar pieces. We are official Cordoba Guitar Artists. We showcase Cordoba Guitars with one of our original songs above.
We are originally from Brooklyn New York. Jason is an Argentine-American and Elysa has a Mediterranean background. We have learned from renowned guitarists all over the world and hold a Graduate Degree in Music and Music Education from Columbia University Teachers College. We released 2 albums Strums of Brooklyn and Guitar Duets. We are published under Melbay Publications, one of the top guitar music publishing companies world-wide, for our guitar book Classical & Flamenco Guitar Solos & Etudes featuring 22 original etudes and songs for classical and flamenco guitar students. Our second book is to be released in 2021!