...In the beginning of 2009 two master guitar players meant and decided to form a Duo. They decided to name the Duo - ROMERO&ROMAN. And they had something very special to offer the listening public. How did you decide to work together as a duo? Very simply: Romero and Roman having similar desire. Each of them in their creativity tries to show how sounds usual acoustic guitar in virtuoso hands. Usual human hands. But this hands can do something such that not can do others...
...The Best proof that public was enjoyed the Duo's performance, was a big chaos near table behind the stage, where Roman and Hernan were busy with autograph session on their CD's...
/ Newspaper "Friday". 05.06.2009 /
Hernan Romero (acoustic guitar, vocal)
Infusing classical and flamenco guitar with jazz riffs and contemporary melodies, composer and guitarist Hernan Romero brings world/jazz to a new realm with his latest release, Un Segundo una Vida. Spiced with the exotic traditions that influence flamenco-gypsy, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean folk-and interwoven with textures of classical, jazz, and Latin rhythms, Romero's music is both sophisticated and accessible. It is sensuous, passionate, romantic and inescapably infectious. Receiving classical guitar training in his youth from Roberto Lara one of Andres Segovia's disciples, Romero became strongly influenced by the Flamenco style. In 1986 Romero moved to New York. Teaching classical guitar in the Music program at Manhathan School of Music in New York. Soon after his arrival, Romero also continued his education with a Masters in Composition and Orchestration at the Manhattan School of Music. Playing in jazz clubs around town, Romero was soon working with some of world's finest guitarists, including Al Di Meola, Paco De Lucia and John McLaughlin. In 1990, Romero produced and played on Di Meola Plays Piazzola, beginning a fertile association with Di Meola that resulted in 11 other albums including Orange and Blue for Rhino Records in 1994 and The Grand Pasion for Telarc.
Un segundo una Vida was nominated for best surround Grammys bringing Romero's flamenco and Latin-based jazz to new realms, with the addition of more complex orchestration, additional instrumentation including the melodic strings of a chamber orchestra, and a wide array of penetrating vocals his composing and performing skills as a collaborator remain in high demand. There is a soon to be released new effort with long time friend Al Di Meola. , Romero colaborated in the recording of Rear View Mirrow with Grammy Award winning vocalist Alicia Keys released on the Dr.Doolittle 2 soundtrack.
Duende Romero's new CD on Bolero-Records! hit 9 on Billboard september 2006.
Roman Miroshnichenko (Guitars)
World class multi-Award winning guitarist, who subdues his audiences by astonishing performance skills, improvisational flight and rich melodies. Roman Miroshnichenko holds the prestigious international musical awards and he is one of the most prominent virtuosos in the contemporary instrumental jazz-fusion field in Europe. WInnerof 9th, 10th and 15th Annual Independent Music Awards, 1st Prize winner USA Songwriting Competition, "Honorable Mention" Award of the International Songwriting Competition, Finalist of the International Acoustic Music Awards, Finalist of the UK Songwriting Contest recognition (Best album, Best song categories) for his recordings.