'Mano Mano' is a group featuring acoustic guitarists Daniel Maya and Jean-Paul Buongiorno. They have performed widely throughout the San Francisco Bay Area over the past four years. Daniel Maya studied Flamenco guitar in Spain with a family of Gypsy performers, and has a B.A. in Music from SF State University. He has had lengthy engagements at the Four Seasons Clift Hotel, The Palace Hotel, and the famed restaurant 'Michael Mina' at the Westin St. Francis Hotel. He has also performed at many wineries in Napa, Sonoma and the South Bay, including Robert Mondavi, Cuvaison, Artesa, Clos Pegase, Far Niente, Byington, Viansa, Sterling and Niebaum-Coppola, as well as at events for Sen. Barbara Boxer, Mayors Willie Brown and Gavin Newsome, and Sen. Nancy Pelosi and President Barack Obama. He and his groups 'Tocar' and 'Mano a Mano' have appeared at the S.F. Jazz Festival, S.F. Performances, the North Beach Jazz Festival, and the San Jose Jazz Festival. He has recorded 4 CDs of original music, 'Echoes of Paradise,' 'Mano a Mano,' and 'Flamenco Bridge,' and (with JP Buongiorno) 'Entrances,' as well as a CD of Classical guitar, 'Leyenda.' Jean-Paul Buongiorno is a guitarist, composer and singer who has performed extensively with 'Tocar', 'Mano a Mano' and his own trio, as well as with the Brazilian singer Dandara, with whom he recorded the CD 'Brazilian Flavor.' Together they play their own original material, featuring a variety of Latin rhythms, fiery collective improvisation, lyrical memorable melodies, colorful harmonies and intricate two guitar interplay.