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 recorded seven CDs of his own compositions, and has performed concerts at festivals throughout America and Europe. The music of Carlos Dorado is a special and unique combination between Argentinean folklore and jazz. He works with many different tunings to broaden the spectrum of the guitar in search of new tone colors and harmonies.