Retro was born and raised in Broward county. Growing up was somewhat of a difficult thing to remember, being that he faces multiples of challenges. Being the youngest of four brothers, brought him many skills that would help in creating self-confidence. Up until the age of 6, he can remember his brothers constantly training me how to physically defend myself. With a growing rage of determination building my character, Retro later learned how to transfer his energy into more positive avenues. Retro first starting singing in the church choir. He was only a kid when he got his first solo, just a vague memory that he always remembers as he fell in love with music. As an artist Retro pursues an angle of self-evolving intelligence. For entertainment purposes, Retro is an imaginary friend to all listeners. He will come off to the audience as an inception to the realistically of human relationships. Like every super hero, Retro will rescue the minds of his listeners. During his Sophomore year of high school, it was then he began to pursue music outside of my norm. Retro joined the school chorus, where he began to read and write choral music. In which we made to our states competition and got superiors for the first time in our school history. 2016 is when he made the journey to New York to really pursue music full-time, being sign to Republic house mgmt. He was able to start working on his Untitled project which is due out this year.
Amazing voice and project
Sooth yourself to the cinematic and ambiant vibes composed by Love Light Music, the brilliant Xiren Wang. Composing music for Film, Theatre & Dance, Concerts, Yoga & Weddings, @MissXiren has an array of music available online to stream as she is open to inquiries. Contact her here.
I have been classically trained since 1993, with teachers under the Tianjin Conservatory, the Conservatoire de Paris, and the Juilliard School. I have been privleged to share my classical interpretations as well as romantic/ambient improvisations around the world, from piano bars, concert halls, indie clubs, to Official Residences of diplomats. I aim for virtuosity and versatility. Increasingly, my performances fuse dance and multi-media elements with music.
Benjamin Casiano's Bio:
Benjamin Casiano was born & raised in New York City. An accomplished art director, graphic designer and painter received his BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. In his lifetime Ben went from artist to designer back to artist again.
"I never paint to escape but rather to return"
His 20 years experience as a designer had profound effect on where his prolific work is today. For the past several years Ben has developed his own style & technique. Some consider his work to be a form of expressionism, cubism & fauvism. His bold & stylistic works can be seen in numerous galleries & owned by corporate & private collectors throughout the US. Today he continues to paint adding to culture, one painting at a time, one exhibition at a time.(Source: Casiano.info)