Born: March 7, 1980
Dominican/Spanish composer and guitarist. Today he is one of the major exponents of contemporary guitar and also an innovator with the instrument. He performs concerts for 6 & 10 string guitars, guitars processed through delays and loops.
From an early age, he began studying music in his native Dominican Republic, and at age 18 he received a scholarship to study composition and guitar at Manhattanville College in New York, where he graduated with honors. At age 19 he is invited to open a concert for the Grammy Award winner, Gonzalo Rubalcaba. From this successful experience where Ocaña performed his compositions, he decided to dedicate his career exclusively to performing his works and arrangements...
Awards100 Latinos Madrid (2010)
CONDEX and President of the Dominican Republic (2010)
Francisco Tarrega Composers Award (2004)
Casa de Teatro Composers Award (2004)
Senior Josephine Morgan Award (2001)