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Fernando Ortega

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Fernando Ortega

Fernando Ortega

Fernando Ortega

Fernando Ortega Born:

in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the son of Ambrosio and Eva Ortega.

Quote From Fernando Ortega:

"My records have always been about how the Gospels find expression in a person's everyday life -- the sorrowful, the mundane, the joyful."

From a 2006 press release

Fernando Ortega - The Early Years:

Fernando Ortega's family lived in Chimayo, NM (a village near the banks of the Rio Grande) for eight generations, working as artisans and weavers. It is from that heritage, as well as his classical training at The University of New Mexico, that his unique sound comes from.

Fernando Ortega Trivia:

Alison Krauss joined him on his 2006 release, The Shadow Of Your Wings: Hymns and Sacred Songs, singing on "Sing to Jesus."

Fernando Ortega's Big Break:

Ortega recorded several albums for two small labels before signing to Myrrh/Word and releasing This Bright Hour in 1997. Another major turning point in his career was in 1999 when he was able to tour with a band for the first time.

Fernando Ortega - Discography:

  • Come Down O Love Divine, 2011 Compare Prices
  • Christmas Songs, 2008 Compare Prices
  • The Shadow of Your Wings: Hymns and Sacred Songs, 2006 Compare Prices
  • Fernando Ortega, 2004 Compare Prices
  • Hymns of Worship, 2003 Compare Prices
  • Storm, 2002 Compare Prices
  • Camino Largo, 2001
  • Home, 2000 (Purchase/Download)
  • The Breaking of the Dawn, 1998 Compare Prices
  • This Bright Hour, 1997 Compare Prices
  • Night of Your Return, 1995 (Purchase/Download)
  • Hymns and Meditations, 1994 (Compare Prices)
  • Meditations Encore, 1994 (Purchase/Download)
  • Meditations of the Heart, 1993 (Purchase/Download)
  • In a Welcome Field, 1991 (Purchase/Download)

 

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