Diego de Caceres - Flamenco Guitarist
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Diego de Caceres was born in august 24, 1979 in Bogotá (capital of Colombia). He grew up into a musical family where his father played guitar and singed opera with his mother. He discovered at an early age (5) that he had a natural talent for playing the guitar, and his passion was fueled by the music that he listened to at home as a child. At age 13, with a guitar that his father gave him, he initiated his musical studies, eventually leading to formal studies at the school of arts jovenes tejedores (1999), under the instruction of the professor Omar Beltran,focusing on traditional Colombian music. Later, he entered to be part of the school of rock with the instruction of professor Teto Ocampo (ex guitarist of Carlos Vives). In addition, he studied in the academy Luis A Calvo, a prestigious music school in Bogotá (Colombia), where he studied classic guitar, tiple, bandola, Colombian pacific music and Colombian Atlantic music. He studied classical guitar with maestro Mario Riveros, flamenco guitar with professor Roberto Martinez, electric guitar with professor Amir Calzadilla. Upon graduating as a music instructor, Diego Moreno began teaching the skills he had acquired throughout the years. Diego Moreno left Colombia and came to the United States in 2006 to continue with his musical studies. Entered to be part of the project “factor Guitar” with the flamenco guitars, Alejandro de la Fuente and Miguel Grieco; They perform at many prestigious places like Ritz Carlton Hotel and others widely throughout the Orlando area. Having fallen in love with flamenco music, Diego began to perform and record solo. In 2008 he released his first CD, “Cantos De Mi Guitarra” with all original compositions with melodic, flamenco guitar and mellow Latin jazz, with a Spanish and Latin American influence.