Guitar | Piano
“Beledo is considered a real myth among music connoisseurs,” according to EL PAIS newspaper from his hometown of Montevideo, Uruguay. His grandparents were from Andalucia, Spain. Flamenco music was his heritage. Trained as a classical and jazz pianist, he became a guitar hero in his late teenage years captivating audiences in Uruguay, Argentina, and Brasil. Quickly his recordings in South America were noticed by the press in the U.S. in articles in Guitar Player magazine and Jazziz magazine.
Home based in New York, he recently returned from an international tour to Indonesia as a headliner with the World Peace Orchestra. He can be seen playing in NYC with South African Jazz band Ojoyo featuring drummer Anton Fig from The Late Show With David Letterman, bassist Bakithi Kumalo from Paul Simon’s Graceland album, and composer-saxophonist Morris Goldberg from the Rosie O’Donnell Show. Beledo toured with the Tropical Tribute To The Beatles featuring Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Tito Nieves, and an all-star line up of Latin artists. This tour included Radio City Music Hall ~ NYC, Spain, Portugal, and Martinique with concerts in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, La Coruña, Lisbon, and Fort de France.
While he was based in Los Angeles, Beledo graduated the UCLA Certified Program for Film Scoring. He produced film music with Peter Aykroyd for the movie, "Nothing But Trouble" starring Demi Moore, John Candy, Dan Aykroyd, and Chevy Chase. He attended the University School of Music in Uruguay and performed classical music recitals on National Public Radio and in various major theatres. His colleague was Negrito Trasante, drummer (Bamboleo) for The Gipsy Kings.
He plays all styles of music from Classical to Gipsy Kings, U2, Beatles, Coldplay, Sinatra, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Lumineers.