Initiated in music in his childhood at the Escolanía del Valle de los Caídos. In this abbey, the Benedictine monks taught Víctor Herrero (Madrid, 1981) Gregorian chant and Mozarabic music, as well as classical music and polyphony. In his adolescence, Victor led for eight years a psychedelic rock band “Cicely” formed in his town of Torrijos (Toledo). After this period with this band he will release his first solo album “Connotations for Piano” (Factoría Autor, 2006), an album of songs for piano written and performed by him under the nickname “Víctor Cicely”. Shortly after, Víctor meets his musical partner, the US American artist Josephine Foster, collaborating with her since then live and in the recording of her albums. On albums like “This Coming Gladness” (BóWeavil Recordings, 2008), “Blood Rushing” (Fire Records, 2012), “I’m a Dreamer” (Fire Records, 2013), or “Faithful Fairy Harmony” (Fire Records, 2018). In 2009 Bo’Weavil Recordings, UK publishes Víctor Herrero’s second solo album “Anacoreta”; a collection of instrumental songs written and performed by him on the Spanish guitar. In this project Víctor combines different styles that have been part of his career, from the classical and folk world to contemporary music, all of them under the strong influence of traditional Andalusian music. In 2010 the English label Fire Records released “Anda Jaleo”, a project of the “Josephine Foster & Victor Herrero Band”; folkloric band formed together with Josephine, and that has the musical collaboration of his brother José Luis Herrero and José Rico. “Anda Jaleo” is a set of traditional Spanish songs compiled and harmonized by Federico García Lorca in 1930. The poet’s piano arrangements, and his recordings with La Argentinita serve as inspiration for the recording of this new version made by Víctor and Josephine . With this same band in March 2012 Fire Records released “Perlas”, a new collection of popular Spanish songs. This collection includes traditional and original songs, arranged and composed by Josephine and Víctor. In the summer of 2012, the Foehn Records label in Barcelona released “Tiempo para la Cosecha”, an album by the group “Viva”, a new project created by Víctor with the San Sebastian musician Israel Marco (Cuchillo) and the Togolese percussionist Gamal Seya. The songs on this album are based on traditional African polyrhythms. In spring 2013 Víctor Herrero publishes his third solo album “Estampida”. A set of songs influenced by Ibero-American music and poetry. This album is released in Spain by Foehn Records and in Japan by Windbell Records. Since 2016 he has frequently collaborated with the well-known Italian artist Vinicio Capossela, accompanying him as part of his live band and recordings. At the beginning of 2017 the North American label Feeding Tube Records will release his fourth solo album “Astrolabio”. An instrumental and experimental album on the Portuguese guitar. More recently, in 2020 El Volcán Música (ESP) publishes his four solo album entitled “Hermana”, a collection of evocative songs on classical guitar and voice, produced by Tobias Levin, the album has as its theme the sister that Víctor never had . During the last years Víctor has been involved in different projects and trips. Touring, recording or performing with artists like; Michael Gira, Keiji Haino, Luzmila Carpio, Baby Dee, Master Musicians of Joujouka, Vinicio Capossela, Lorena Álvarez, Sonny Simmons, Abdellah el Gourd, Ed Askew, Alasdair Roberts, Eric Chenaux, Alex Neilson, Paz Lenchantin, Gyda Valtysdottir, Michael Zerang, Nat Baldwin, Shahzad Ismaily, Alfonso de Vilallonga, etc…

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