About Juan Moreno
Get to know Juan Moreno
Juan Cristobal (Crizz) Moreno –BioWas born in Valencia, Venezuela in March 16, 1959, the year Buddy Holly released his last record "It Doesn't Matter" and the first Grammy Awards were given out. Juan started playing the guitar at the age of 15 (playing air guitar doesn't count right?) and started performing professionally at 17, producing a long career of more than 40 years playing a large variety of styles and settings; from Guitar Rock Trios, to Jazz Quartets, Big Bands, Latin Ensembles, Cover Bands, and Fusion Groups. He started taking classical guitar lessons during his teen years with Rafael Dalmau in his hometown Valencia, and some years after in the Music Conservatory of Aragua with renowned Venezuelan classical guitar composer Efrain Silva. Also, he participated in a wide selection of bands and groups playing the electric guitar and covering different styles of music including rock, blues, pop, latin and jazz. Because of his ability to perform in such a variety of styles he landed a considerable amount of work in his native country playing for several popular singers including Maria Rivas and Guillermo Davila, and as recording session player.