His musical journey starts as 13 years old, but continues when he got the degree as an electric guitar performer at Escuela Moderna de Música (Santiago, Chile, 2005).
With the band Matraz edited two albums (“Tiempo", 1999 and “Gritaré”, 2004), and played at several international tours, like the Progressive Rock Festival Baja Prog (Baja California, Mexico), in which Cordero draws attention of the leader and composer of the band “Cast”, Alfonso Vidales, who invites him to be the principal guitarist of the band since 2006 until now a days.
Along with Cast, Claudio has recorded and promoted on stage the albums “Com.Union” (2006), the double-album “Originallis” (2007), “Cast Art” (2012), and “Cast Arcis” (2014), "Vida" (2015).
Examples of the international tours involved on this promotion are “Crescendo” festival (Royan, France), the “Verona Prog Fest” (Italy), “Prog Farm” (Holland), and “PRock Fest” (Germany). He has also toured in Latin American countries like Argentina, Costa Rica and Chile.
On the other hand, on 2006 Cordero was invited to participate in the north american band Oxygene8, recording for the album “Freak of chance” (Project led by the stick player Linda Cushma), and being invited during 2006 and 2007 to the promotional tours of this album.
The most recent colaboration with this band is the album “Loop1” (2012), an experimental Project produced by Steve Parrish, that also counts with the colaboration of other prestigious international musicians like Tony Levin and drummer Tim Alexander. The promotional tour of “Freak of Chance” contemplates countries like Italy (Eron Prog Fest, Vercelli), France (Crescendo 2007 and Prog Sud 2007), Spain and Chile.
In terms of his own musical projects, the chilean guitarist starts Claudio Cordero Band, editing the album “Enlace” (2007) and the live dvd “DesEnlace” on 2011. This Project sets him inside the group of the most influential guitarists in Chile and Latin America, and also gives him more international recognition due to the high quality of both composition and execution of the instrument.
Finally, on 2013 his band consolidates as “Claudio Cordero Trío” (lead guitarist, bassist and drummer), and on 2014 opens for Paul Gilbert on “Guitarfest” (Chile) and “Metalfest” (Chile).
On Metalfest he shares the stage with bands like Megadeth, Dark Angel, Voivod, etc.
In 2016 after a busy 2015 with production and recording of the new album "Quasar", and touring in Mexico and Europe with mexican band Cast, Claudio Cordero Trio edit the 2nd album, "Quasar".
Mauricio Nader: Is a Bass Player born in Santiago, Chile. He studied in "Escuela Moderna de Música", and also with teachers like Christian Gálvez, Gustavo Ruiz, Sebastián Rehbein y Carlos Saunier. He comes form the Rock and Metal world in which is part of the chilean bands Hidalgo, Alejandro Silva Power Cuarteto, Formerly in Six Magics and of course, Claudio Cordero Band, He has recorded ten studio albums, a live DVD and tour inside and outside Chile, among them two tours made with Six Magics in Europe (2010). He has also served as a teacher for over fifteen years and done master classes in Santiago and other regions of Chile.
For over five years, and parallel to his band projects, Mauricio Nader has work in the transcription, recording and live performance of classical and Latin-American folk musical pieces a long with his own solo pieces compositions; all for solo six-strings electric bass. This work is presented without accompanying musicians or support audio tracks, in order to help locate the electric bass as a solo instrument concert. In 2015, release his first solo record titled "Solo Pieces for Electric Bass" and has touring Chile with over 40 gigs to promote this work.
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