This Latin word that means “popular rejoice” is, furthermore, the last name of this talented Colombian artist, born in Bogota.
In his five years at the Cristancho Musical Center in Bogota, Munera studied Classical harmony, contra point, music theory, singing and classical guitar in the classical department, as well as harmony, improvisation and guitar in the jazz department.
He continued his musical work for two years at the Javerian University of Bogota.
In 1996 he toured Colombia as the guitarist for the Latin group Ivan y sus Bam-band. In 1997 he traveled to France to further his studies at the Ecole Nationale du Musique d’Evreux and Conservatoire Darius Milhaud, finishing in 2000. During this time, he appeared in many French cities, in bars, clubs, and concert halls, presenting his music. He also collaborated with other French artists as an accompanist, arranger, and composer.
In recent years he has opened concerts for world-famous Colombian pop artists such as Juanes, Cabas and Aterciopelados.
After having produced his own music in France and Colombia, he became associated in New York City with Angel Fernandez (of Marc Anthony, Ray Barreto, David Byrne...), with whom he produced the project “En Pleno Vuelo” This is Munera’s first full-length solo CD, which is Latin pop-rock with elements of world music.
His live performance combines all of his musical experiences into a fusion ambience, with songs in both Spanish and French, and with jazz-influenced keyboard, guitar, bass, and percussion solos.