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Ciro, a native of Peru, is a guitarist/composer
who has been actively involved as a performer for the last 20 years,
be it as a soloist with his band or with different groups in Peru
and the United States. He has studied at the Guitar Institute of Technology
and with Peruvian composer Augusto Portugal. Upon his arrival to the
United States, he became involved with various musical groups ranging
in styles from Latin Jazz to Andean folk music. Ciro has recorded
three solo albums, In My Mind and Tales From Home on ROM records,
and Guitarra, an album of solo guitar on his own label. In addition,
Ciro has done scores for TV and films, and he conducts workshops on
Latin American guitar.
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