Do you know who ‘El Twanguero’ is?

Diego Garcia, better known as “El Twanguero,” has made the rounds all over Spain presenting his fourth studio album, “Argentina Song Book.” Now, the renowned…
Do you know who ‘El Twanguero’ is?

Diego “El Twanguero” Garcia is a Latin GRAMMY-winning artist from Spain known for his killer guitar riffs. The star is promoting his fourth studio album and will embark a North American tour visiting many cities in the United States and Canada. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Diego Garcia, better known as “El Twanguero,” has made the rounds all over Spain presenting his fourth studio album, “Argentina Song Book.”

Now, the renowned guitarist and composer from Spain embarks on his new venture in a one month-long North American tour that will begin June 14th.

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“El Twanguero” will take his latest production to the stages of the United States and Canada, visiting many cities in California and showcasing his killer guitar riffs in places elsewhere such as Portland, Oregon and Canadian city, Vancouver.

The 38-year-old artist is internationally recognized for the particular Twang sound ranging from Spanish guitar, American folk, flamenco, tango and impeccable command of fingerpicking.

His latest production, “Argentina Song Book,” counts with the popular voices of Enrique Bunbury, Diego El Cigala, Andres Calamaro, Ely Guerra and Fito Paez.

The album was distributed on November 2013 by Warner Music, and obtained great attention from press around the world, receiving positive feedback.

The late Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez said Garcia was “…a guitar virtuoso.”

Rolling Stone Spain described him as “…the guitarist that every band wants;” meanwhile, Rolling Stone Argentina said, “…Diego creates new standards with a unique language.”

“El Twanguero” received a Latin GRAMMY for Best Tango Album at its 14th annual ceremony for co-producing “Romance de La Luna Tucumana” with artist Diego El Cigala.

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Diego Garcias plays the guitar.

Diego Garcia, right, plays traditional flamenco music on his electric guitar. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)