Guno was born in Suriname. Suriname is at the very north end of South America. He is the oldest of 7 children and remains close to his family to this day.
His father showed him three chords on the guitar and those were the only music lessons he ever received. He taught himself guitar and then studied bass, piano and keyboards. Soon, he was playing at his local church.
By the late 70's, Guno was playing in bands in Suriname. In 1984, he moved to South Beach in Miami to pursue a career in music. His first musical experience in the U.S. was jamming with Bobby Keys, saxophone player from the Rolling Stones, at Woody's on the Beach, a club owned by Rolling Stone's guitarist Ron Wood. He also had the opportunity to jam with Tito Puente during a tribute to legendary bassist Jaco Pastorius.
In 1990, Guno relocated to Austin, Texas to join the well known reggae band The Killer Bees. He wrote, recorded and performed with The Killer Bees throughout the U.S. and Europe for over 10 years. After the Killer Bees, he played and toured with other Austin based bands such as Raggamassive.
In 2003, Guno auditioned for Patrick Leonard, producer and songwriter for Madonna, Pink Floyd, Elton John and many other big named acts. Guno was chosen and moved to Los Angeles to work with Mr. Leonard.
Guno plays many styles of music, including funk. He has played with Bernie Worrell from Parliament Funkadelic/Talking Heads, Leo Nocentelli from The Meters, Cyril Neville from the Neville Brothers.
Reggae is another style that Guno is competent playing. He recently played with Jah Bouks, Singing Melody, Tanto Metro & Devonte, The Itals, Sister Carol, Glen Washington, Yami Bolo and Army at venues and Reggae Festivals throughout the U.S. including Culture featuring Kenyatta Hill at Reggae of the River 2017.
As proof of his musical versatility, he has also recorded and played with Willy Nelson.