2011 GRAMMY Nominee and 2011 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award winner Chino Montero is one of the most accomplished and in-demand guitarists in Hawaii. He has been featured on five GRAMMY Nominated recordings in the Best Hawaiian Music Album Category. His latest release is a collaboration with four other celebrated guitarists and the top-selling female vocalist in the history of Hawaiian music Amy Hanaiali'i.
David “Chino” Montero is recognized as one of Hawaii’s most talented guitarists and falsetto vocalists. He has performed and recorded with many of Hawaii’s top artists and was a founding member of the popular trio Palolo. His music has been featured on four GRAMMY Nominated recordings in 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2010. He has toured in China, Japan, Brazil, Tahiti, and Across the US. Highlights include venues in Germany opening for Carlos Santana, The House of Blues in Chicago and Dallas, The Schermerhorn Symphony Center with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, and the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, China.