• Rodrigo Rosales Ortiz is a Guatemalan musician born in Guatemala City on November 17th 1983, he was raised in a family with a musical backgound. From an early age his grandmother tought him to play the piano and hismother was his first guitarteacher .
• He began playing guitar at the age of 11, when he turned 15 he picked up his first electric guitar after hearing the song Voodoo Child by Jimi Hendrix, aired on a classic rock TV network. • In the following years he practiced for hours on end to become a proficient guitarist. His mentor was his high school principal who offered him a chance to play in the school band, and upon seeing his natural talent on the guitar, he offered Rodrigo free lessons so he could continue to grow as a musician.
• He spent nights without sleeping practicing the guitar trying to learn songs by ear on vinyl records and cassette tapes by artists such as, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath,Jimi Hendrix,etc.
• Over the years Rodrigo has established himself as one of Guatemala´s top guitarists, songwriters and producers, having several number one hit songs in all of his music bands. He is currently active in three musical projects.
Check his page: http://rodrigorosales.com/