Guitarist Eric Symons leads this group that mixes Flamenco, Jazz and Brazilian influences. Performing a tasty blend of rhythm and Latin soul, Allegro Picante is available as a guitar duo, or trio with Barry Shiffman who plays percussion, sax and flute. Other options are with jazz bass, a quartet with added rhythm guitar, or as a quintet with added Latin Percussion. Music by Paco de Lucia, Otmar Leibert, Gypsy Kings, Jobim, as well as American Jazz Standards. This group has opened for Cleo Lane, and has appeared at Auction Napa Valley, and in concert throughout the Bay Area.