Juan has a very diverse musical background. He studied classical guitar at the Conservatory of Music in Lima, Peru, jazz studies at the Jazz Institute and More in the Dominican Republic. He took online jazz and guitar lessons from Berklee University (USA).
Juan has worked as a music instructor at the Academia Dominicana de Música, the Dina Music Institute, and is the founder and coordinator of the partnership between the DREAM music program and the DR Jazz Festival. Juan produced the DR Jazz Festival in 2012 and 2014.
As a professional musician Juan has been recognized as a guitarist by Leslie Grace, Greg Godovitz, Doug Wimbish, Peter Novelli, Anthony Jefferson, Ramón Vázquez, and Art Aguilera.
Juan has worked as a Music Director for several international music events including the Jazz Day Festival, UNESCO Celebration, Wimbash Festival, and Rock Legends.