Carlos Capacho

Producer -Composer - Arranger - Multi-Instrumentalist

Carlos David Capacho Hurtado, also known by the stage name "Capacho", is a Venezuelan Cuatro, Composer and Bandleader was born in Guayana, Bolivar on August 03,1988. 

Capacho has developed an impressive musical career as soloist “Cuatro Venezuelan”. His command of Cuatro and impeccable technique has earned him the recognition of important musicians international and led him to explore various scenarios within and outside Venezuela. He is considered, in the opinion of experts, one of the best (Cuatro Player) performers internationally.

In July 2004, since 15 years old, won the first place at the First International Competition“Cuatro Venezuelan” 

Their music has allowed him to performances in different stages of the world such as Mexico, Cuba, Cameroon, Gabon, Trinidad and Tobago, Colombia, China, Peru, France, United States, Canada, Holland, Portugal, Brazil and Panama.

In 2007, under the title of “Carlos Capacho and Cuatro” offers his first musical production of Cuatro Soloist performer, earned“Gold record awarded” in Venezuela, which includes Folk music of Venezuela and international repertoire include arrangements and themes.

In August 2009, there launched of their new album "Evolution" has established in Venezuela the bestselling albums gaining “Platinum record awarded” with a jazz trio format and international repertoire.

Since early 2008, started as Teacher of Cuatro and Venezuelan Music, at the Conservatory Venezuelan Simón Bolívar, 2011 - Founder and Director of the Youth Orchestra of the Conservatory of Music Venezuelan Simón Bolívar (El SISTEMA) JOSE ANTONIO ABREU was created Leading a national system the State Foundation fort he Venezuelan System of Youth Orchestras (FESNOJIV).

2011 is official member "Global Transformer" Young Leaders Global Shapers Created by the World Economic Forum based in Switzerland.

2012- He got a Scholarship to study at the prestigious University of Berklee College of Music. (Jazz Composition and Jazz Performance) where he had the great opportunity to study with Mick Goodrick, Tim Miller, Bruce Saunder, Ben Sher. 

Also he was selected to study the jazz performance in the Global Jazz institute with  jazz legends such as Danilo Perez, David Liebman, Joe Lovano, George Garzone, Antonio Sanchez, Adam Cruz, John Patitucci, Ben Street, Jerry Bergonzi, Terri Lyne Carrington, David Gilmore, Marco Pignataro, Allan Pasqua and others.

Performance with important national Artist and international “Aldemaro Romero, Simon Diaz, Maria Teresa Chacin , Cheo Hurtado (Cuatro),  Leo Blanco (Piano), Huascar Barradas (Flute), Ensemble Gurrufio,  Eddy Marcano, Rafael "El Pollo" Brito, Alexis Cardenas (Violin), Gustavo Caruci (Producer), Diego Alvarez (Percussion), Francisco Pacheco (Singer), El Cuarteto, Serenade Guayanesa, Marcos Granados. Ben Sher (Guitar), Danilo Perez , Jhon Patitucci, George Garzone. Paquito D’ Rivera.

 

 

 

 

 

Photographer: Hanna Noh

Artist: Carlos Capacho

Boston - USA

CARLOS CAPACHO