Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Nando came to Boston to study at Berklee College of Music where he currently teaches. His discography includes over 14 CDs as a band leader (mostly original compositions), and several more as a sideman. His CDs include names of the caliber of Esperanza Spalding, Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, Antonio Serrano, Jeff Ballard, Claudio Ragazzi and Richie Barshay.
Nando performed at a variety of venues such as the Wang Center, Kimmel Center for the Arts, Smithsonian, Jordan Hall, Teatro Opera (Buenos Aires), Roy E. Disney Center for the Arts, among several concert halls across the US.
As a producer, he recorded the awarded “Amores torcidos” and “The Other Side” with Katie Viqueira, “Ave rara” with Teresa Ines.
Nando is featured in “Mind motions,” “South American Suite,” “Timeline,” “Departure,” “The Ugandan Suite” and “Lullaby project” by Felipe Salles, “Son of Tigris” by Layth Sidiq and “Illegal grooves” by Nacho Gozalez.
As a sideman, Nando performed with John Pattitucci, Eddie Gomez, Jerry Bergonzi, Randy Brecker, Jeff Ballard, Anat Cohen, George Garzone, Antonio Sanchez, Chico Pinheiro, David Liebman and MPB icons Jair Rodrigues, Celso Adolfo, Jamelao, Lo Borges, Geraldo Azevedo, Flavio Venturini.
Nando is a very active educator, Associate Professor for the Piano Department at Berklee College of Music, Tufts University, and Longy Music School. He lectures in Barcelona, Montevideo, Sao Paulo, Venezuela, South Africa, Mexico, Colombia and around the US.