About Aleks Di Roma
Works by guitarist, singer, and composer Aleks Di Roma have received international acclaim and are featured on radio and web playlists across the globe, including over 100,000 monthly streams on Pandora alone. Born in Ukraine and having spent most of his life in the US, Aleks had picked up his first guitar at the age of seven and has never put it down since, exploring a variety of improvisational and traditional music genres and studying with extraordinary guitarists Irina Yanovskaya, Michele Iaccarino, "El Carbonero" Manuel Lozano Gomez, Sasha Brusin and Alfredo Mesa.
Following his life-long passion for improvised guitar music, Aleks had embarked on a musical journey to the birthplace of the instrument, Andalusia, studying flamenco, performing, and continuing to define his sound, texture, and his virtuosic guitar percussion technique. His immersion into a wide array of improvisational music traditions such as American jazz, music of European Gypsies (also known as the Romani or Roma), Blues, Gypsy Jazz, Reggae, Flamenco and Brazilian Bossa Nova has led to collaborations with top music artists from around the world and pushing the boundaries of finger-style guitar and its role in composition for both instrumental and vocal forms.
Aleks is a co-founder of Terra Sounds School of Music & Arts.