South American Guitar Master Xavier Moyano (born December 2, 1981) is an Argentine Musician, Producer, Audio/Video Recording Engineer, and Teacher. He began his career as a session guitarist in San Miguel de Tucuman in 1999 and by 2003 was the guitarist for rock/pop band AVe Cesar until 2008, after which he became a solo Rock Instrumentalist.
Xavier Moyano has taken his show to more than 50 cities in 5 countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and Peru), and gives guitar clinics at conservatories, academies, institutes, and schools of music throughout South America.
He's performed with Pablo Soler (Buenos Aires) on several occasions, and in 2009 he performed with Carina Alfie (Buenos Aires) in the NOA (Tucuman, Salta and Santiago). He's been part of several South American Guitar Masters tours in 2004, 2006 and 2007 along with Marcos DeRos (Brazil), and participated in the S3 Ibero American Guitar Fest in 2008 with Manuel Seoane (Spain). Xavier Moyano also performed in the Guitar Fest Buenos Aires '09 along with 11 other guitarists from Colombia, Korea, Argentina.
Xavier Moyano was the guitarist and producer of rock/pop band AVe Cesar (2003 to 2008) with whom he participated in the Cosquin Rock and Tucuman Rock Festival, sharing the stage with Bersuit, Los Piojos, LA Spinetta, Leon Gieco, Intoxicados, Carajo, Kapanga, Viticuso, NoTeVaGustar (Uruguay) and many others. He then played in the NOA with La Renga in 3 cities (Tucuman, Catamarca and Salta), and then opened for the legendary British band Motorhead in Cordoba.
In March 2006, Xavier Moyano was part of the huge SAGM music celebration with Marcos DeRos (Brazil) & Pablo Soler (Buenos Aires). The celebration ended with Xavier Moyano and many other musicians jamming on stage together performing the song "Rockin' In The Free World".
In September 2009 he was invited by the University of Tucuman Symphony Orchestra to participate in the Spring Pop Concert with music themed from the movies "The Phantom Of The Opera", "Music", "Adaggio" and "Roxanne", a tango version of the movie "Moulin Rouge". There were four shows at the Teatro Alberdi and one in Concepcion, and then in November 2009 he participated in "Adagio", a musical with baritone, Ariel Corroto.
Xavier Moyano's Rock Instrumental Show went on the road to Bolivia in 2007 where he performed many concerts and gave guitar clinics in the cities of Cochabamba, La Paz and Tarija. He ended the tour in Tartagal and Salta, Argentina.
In 2008 he again toured, playing live and giving guitar clinics in various countries and cities. ARGENTINA: Tucuman, Salta, Cafayate, Santiago Del Estero, Jujuy, Buenos Aires, La Plata, Formosa. PARAGUAY: Asuncion. BOLIVIA: La Paz, Cochabamba, Sucre, Potosi, Santa Cruz, Oruro, and Tarija.
In December 2009 Xavier Moyano made his debut with the band Seliger from Buenos Aires. They performed in El Teatro Flores with ANGRA (Brazil), with Shaman's singer Thiago Bianchi (Brazil) & Elodia Agostini (Italy). Seliger is currently preparing its first album which will feature international guests Kupainen Matias (Stratovarious), Rafael Bittencourt (Angra), and many others.
So far in 2010, Xavier Moyano has played in Formosa, Chaco, Tartagal, Tucuman, Salta, La Plata, and Lules in Argentina. He's played in Santa Cruz, Cochabamba, Sucre, La Paz, Montero, Potosi, Yotala, Oruro, El Alto, and Copacabana in Bolivia (along with Ronald Villegas of Sucre). He's performed in Montevideo Uruguay, and also in the cities of Puno and Cusco of Peru.
With his instrumental music, Xavier Moyano tries to convey a positive message and share good vibes. He's an activist for peace and has performed in several benefit concerts supporting human rights and animal rights, and also performed against violence, discrimination, and racism.
Xavier Moyano is endorsed by Wenstone Amps, DS pickups, and Kikemol Straps. He uses Magma strings.
Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Slash, Zakk Wylde, Carlos Santana, Jimi Hendrix, Andy Timmons, Paul Gilbert, Richie Kotzen, Pablo Soler
Ibanez RG 550 DX Ltd Purple Neon (Japan)
Ibanez EX 350 with DiMarzio PickUps (USA)
Epiphone Les Paul Standard (Korea)
Yamaha SG-1500 1978 Black (Japan)
Yamaha Pacifica 1221M (Japan)
Yamaha Classic with nylon strings (Japan)
Jasmine by Takamine 12 Strings (Japan)
Marshall Valvestate Head VS-100 RH (UK)
Marshall 412B Cabinet with Celestion (UK)
Peavey Valveking VK112 Combo (USA)
Wenstone GE-1600H + 1960A 4x12" (Argentina)
WahWah Jim Dunlop CryBaby GCB-95
Digitech Whammy II
ART SGX-2000 (valve Rack)
DS PickUps (Argentina)
Ernie Ball .09 (USA)
Magma .095 (Argentina)
RockBag by Warwick (Germany)
Judas - "Jerusalem" (Heavy Metal-Trash) EP
Xavier Moyano (Instrumental) SINGLE
Argon (Heavy Metal) SINGLE
Triunfal (Power Metal-Clasico) EP
Templarium (Power Metal-Progresivo) EP
Adrian Llovera - "Cuadros" (Canciones-Disco)
AVe Cesar - "Rompeparedes" (Hard Rock) EP
Reino Infame - "Cae El Sol" (Rock-Ska-Punk) EP
Ave Cesar - "Revolucion de Rock & Roll" (Disco)
R I S K - "Project" (Heavy Metal-Rock-Trash) EP
KaDaNeK Demo (Power Metal-Progresivo) SINGLE
KRUCK - "2005" Demo (Rock) EP
G.X.Project (Hard Rock-Soul-Pop-Baladas) EP
AVe Cesar - "La Otra Parte De Mi" (Rock) SINGLE
Adrian Llovera - "Bajo La Lluvia" (Rock) EP
Malas Noticias - "Nunca Voy A Madurar" (Punk-Rock) SINGLE
Initial Gravity (Metal-Progresivo-Instrumental) EP
Harder - "Project" (Hard-Rock) EP
AVe Cesar - "Nueva Dimension" (Rock-Pop) EP
Xavier Moyano (Rock-Instrumental) EP
Reino Infame - "Lagrimas De Sangre" (Pop-Rock) SINGLE
Furtivo - "Engranajes De Papel" (Rock-Punk) SINGLE
Adrian Llovera - "Rojo Oscuro" (Disco-Rock) LP
VITAL - "Personalidad" (Disco-Hard Core-NuMetal) LP
AVe Cesar - "New Dimension Rock Show" (Adelanto DVD)
AVe Cesar - "New Dimension Rock Show (DVD Live)
Xavier Moyano - VCD: "Videos En Vivo" - Bolivia, Tucuman
Ronald Villegas: "Primeros Pasos" - Sucre, Bolivia EP
Adagio - "Espectaculo Lirico Musical" - (Vivo) - DVD, CD
Orquesta Sinfonica UNT - "Concierto Pop" - (Vivo) - CD
SELIGER - Buenos Aires, Argentina (Metal)
El Ultimo Cocalero - La Paz, Bolivia (Rock)