Joan Fort Nieto was born in 1997 in Tarragona (Catalonia, Spain). At the age of 4, he started taking classical guitar lessons and when he was 10 he turned to jazz and modern music. Currently living in Barcelona, he studies at ESMUC (Escola Superior de Musica de Catalunya). He has studied with teachers like Rob Van Bavel, Jaume Llombart, Maarten Van Der Grintent, Sanna van Vliet, Eladio Reinon, Dani Perez, Joan Monne, Enric Peinado, Albert Bover, David Xirgu, Gonzalo del Val, Santi Careta, among others.
He has attended masterclasses from Peter Bernstein, Jorge Rossy, Chick Corea, Bob Mintzer, Christian McBride, Chris Cheek, Kenny Barron, Albert "Tootie" Heath, Joshua Redman, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Gary Burton, Ben Street, Michael Kanan, Seamus Blake, Richard Bona, etc.