The Sophisticados


The Sophisticados





La Primera - The Sophisticados

Pain it Black -  The Rolling Stones

Berimbau - Luiz Gonzaga

Besame mucho

Here comes the sun - The Beatles

How insensitive -  Jobim


Flamenco a go go


Fiery Flamenco, Sultry Samba & Blissful Bossa!

The Sophisticados play Acoustic Latin Jazz, Brazilian and Contemporary music in various San Diego establishments that include restaurants, wineries and several nightclubs.


We can help you create the most Elegant and Memorable wedding experience by performing both  classical acoustic music during your
Wedding Ceremony, and then shifting gears for the cocktail hour  with  Flamenco, Samba and Bossa Nova, to create the perfect ambiance for you and your guests. Performing classical and modern wedding standards such as The Wedding March and Pachelbel’s Canon, or providing a more Customized Ceremony Music experience by performing song(s) by request that have special meaning to the Bride & Groom.



How insensitive.

Summer samba

Agua de beber


Girl from Ipanema.


Pais Tropical.

Mas que nada


Manha de Carnava

Light my fire




Besa me mucho




La isla bonita.


Flamenco a go go

Bossa Dorado

Mediterranean breeze.

Hotel california

Paint it black


Quando, Quando



Follow you follow me

And I love her

With a little help.

It's a wonderful world

Every breath you take

Waiting on a friend

Who needs you.

One on one.

Kiss on my list.

Wrapped around your finger

You're my best friend

Sign your name

Smooth operator


Ted Kassiotis


Born in Boston MA, moved to San Diego in 95. His earliest and strongest influence was his father Rick Sr. who played guitar and sang in Pop and Swing Jazz bands for years. It came naturally for Ted after picking up his father's 69 Gretsch sunburst and quickly began learning songs. Ted's early influences resulted in a diverse taste in music, from Pop to Rock to Jazz to Standards to Metal and Progressive Rock, he loves and plays it all.

Fernando DaRosa


Fernando was born and raised in Brazil, but moved to the US late in 1977, and soon after started playing the guitar. During he late 80's, he moved to Los Angeles and played in several bands in the Hollywood circuit. After moving to San Diego, he concentrated in Brazilian Jazz and Bossa Nova, and performing in several San Diego establishments as an acoustic duo. This project is another way to showcase his passion for the different
 types of music.

The Sophisticados

 619.980.4803 • 619.787.2872

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