Daniel Girón was born in Bogota Colombia , and from a very early age, his interest in music was evident. At the age of 16, he began to teach himself to play guitar.
By age 17, seeking a more solid foundation, he began his Classical guitar studies in the School of Music Luis A. Calvo in Bogota under the direction of Humberto Franco. Later, he commenced college studies in music at the Pedagogica Nacional University, where he took classes with the great Colombian guitarist and composer Gentil Montana . His studies there included flamenco guitar and modern harmony with Robeto Martinez. Daniel attended Great Lectures of Classical Guitar instructed by Eduardo Fernandez, Leo Brower, Tomas Patterson, and Alirio Diaz, among other great Maestros.
Daniel's career has included numerous recitals in well-known Halls and Theaters in Bogota , along with great performances of Colombia 's Folk music. He has also been a dedicated guitar teacher for over 15 years.
Daniel Girón’s music is a confluence of classical and flamenco guitars, jazz, rock, and Latin rhythms. His compositions reflect the fusion of these rhythms to create his very own, unique style.
Daniel has also developed himself as a producer, arranging and producing music for local artists and for his own production.
Currently, Daniel lives in Tampa, Florida, where he is well known as an excellent guitarist. He remains very active in musical productions, arrangements, and performances. His reputation continues to grow throughout the Tampa Bay area.
“15 years after moving to Florida from his native Colombia, and ten years after putting out his first classical recording to have something to sell at a Vivaldi Concerto, Daniel Girón is emerging as a bright light on the new flamenco scene. Even as we hear the influences of his idol Paco De Lucia and more contemporary masters like Ottmar Liebert and Jesse Cook, Girón creates a fresh niche for himself by caressing his core melodic guitar sound with dynamic elements that draw from numerous traditions, including classical, pop, rock and jazz. The harmonies he incorporates, and the brilliant work of Chuchito Valdez, Jackson Harp and Eduard Teregulov, help bring Girón’s artistry to a higher level