Artist Bio

Diego Salcedo

(Bio as of December 2015)

Diego Salcedo is a Mexican-born musician with over 10 years of experience. He started his career in Mexico, where he performed in numerous festivals as part of the Jalisco State’s Secretary of Culture Catalogue, including venues in Guadalajara and Mexico City. In Chicago, he has been very active with his flamenco-Latin jazz group, formed by all his siblings, in which he plays electric guitar, bass guitar and flute. He has performed in venues such as the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Chicago Cultural Center, Mayne Stage and the National Museum of Mexican Art, among others. He played guitar for the musicals The Forbidden Planet at the Jedlicka Performing Arts Center and Reefer Madness at the Dorothy Menker Theater. Mr. Salcedo is also a music educator, currently running two community guitar programs in the Chicagoland area.