Juan Carlos Coronado: beyond the 8th floor

Guitar Player Magazine's Guitar Hero 2007 finalist Juan Coronado plays "castanuelas" at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco

Juan Coronado Guitar Hero 2007 "Castanuelas "

Juan Coronado shows and plays Dot on Shaft guitars

amazing dot on shaft guitars

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A review of Renewal by theteam from hardrockhaven.net, which you can buy online

Recording Renewal

Juan Carlos Coronado has just released his new CD Renewal. Order from his web site.

Juan Carlos Coronado has a myspace website: http://myspace.com/juancoronado


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Juan Carlos Coronado was born in Colombia. He started guitar late starting electric guitar at 16 playing in the local rock scene.

He attended university, and got a record deal for his band Emma Hoo, which resulted in the release of their first album.

Juan moved to Toronto, Canada and streted making instrumental guitar music. Inspired by the guitar legends that he grew up listening to, in 2004 he began recording his first solo album, Renewal, which reflects the experience of finding his true voice, one that connects his Latin roots with his love for the electric guitar and rock and roll. The album will be released October 2005.

Recently, Guitar Player Magazine chose Juan as one of the Top Ten Guitar Heroes 2005 from over 3,000 submissions worldwide. Juan played at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, in front of guitar legends such as Joe Satriani and Steve Lukather. As well, The Durham Region Music Society awarded Juan with the "Best Instrumental Recording of the Year" award 2005.

To find out more listen to audio or view video and check out his discography .