Juan Manuel is a classical, flamenco, jazz guitarist/composer and singer who has been sharing his talent for over 20 years. Juan Manuel was born in Bogota, Colombia, and has lived in the USA since the age of nine. He is a member of the National and Latin Academy of Recording Artists and Sciences, Inc. (NARAS and LARAS), best known for the Grammy's. Juan Manuel is also a software engineer for SAIC assigned at NASA to support the International Space Station (ISS) program. Juan Manuel has been considered for Grammy and Latin Grammy nominations in 2003, 2004 & 2005.