Jorge Morel made his debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City in 1961 followed by appearances at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Wigmore Hall in London, National Hall in Dublin, and Suntory Hall in Tokyo. Jorge's musical career began in his native country of Argentina as his father taught him the rudiments of classical guitar at the age of seven. He went on to study advanced guitar at the internationally recognized Academy of Professor Pablo Escobar in Buenos Aries and after graduating joined Mr. Escobar in radio and concert performances. Morel left Argentina to perform in Ecuador, Columbia, and Cuba, where he recorded his first solo LP and was featured in a weekly TV show. After moving to New York, Morel performed nightly at the jazz lover's haven, The Village Gate, owned by Art D'Lugoff. Around this time, Jorge met Chet Atkins and established what was to grow into a life-long friendship. He continued to study composition for several years with the late Rudy Schramm.