"His tone is exquisite. His playing immaculate."

Blair Jackson - Classical Guitar Magazine

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Carlos Dorado was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied guitar and composition in his native city and in Mar del Plata -Argentina- and since 1989 lives in Switzerland.

He has recorder nine CD's of his own compositions, and has performed concerts at festivals throughout America, Europe and Asia.

The music of Carlos Dorado is a special and unique combination between Argentinean folclore and jazz. He works with many different tunings to broaden the spectrum of the guitar in search of new tone colors and harmonies.

His compositions are published in Mel Bay (USA) and his CD's in Acoustic Music Records (Germany).

Since 2002 he organize in Biel-Bienne (Switzerland) the International Guitar Festival Guitarras del Mundo.


Carlos Dorado plays Malarino guitars and uses Schertler amplifiers.