Basic Background Info

Birth: Unknown
Location: Santiago, Cuba
Band: Independent
Genres: Latin, Rock, Jazz
Instruments: Drums
Occupation: Musician


Master percussionist Luis Conte's career accompaniments include an astoundingly wide variety of performersófrom Eric Clapton and Phil Collins to Shakira and Madonna; from Ozzy Osbourne and Santana to Ray Charles and Tony Bennet.

Until he was fifteen years old, Luis Conte lived in his native Santiago, Cuba, and absorbed the rich musical history of the island nation. As said by Luis Conte himself, "Life in Cuba is all about enjoying life, and music is central to that lifestyle. Music is almost like food to Cuban people."

Soon, however, Luis Conte branched out and developed an affinity for rock & roll, R&B, soul, jazz, and The Beatles. Seeking more influence and experience, teenaged Luis left Cuba for Spain. After spending some time in Madrid, Luis Conte moved in with a cousin in Hollywood, California, where he attended Hollywood High School and played rock & roll guitar.

After Luis Conte met John Montealegre, he began to move away from modern American music and returned to his musical roots. Luis Conte studied Cuban drumming at Los Angeles City College. Luis gradually abandoned the guitar in favor of the drums. Diving in head first, Luis Conte played and studied at every opportunity.

Luis Conte's cultural heritage, devotion, musical flexibility, and sheer talent launched him into a career as a world-class percussionist. Not only has he performed with Latin, R&B, jazz, and rock musicians, but he also contributed to several movie soundtracks including Transformers, Miami Vice, Rain Man, Mission Impossible, Coming to America, The Italian Job, Ocean's 12, Sideways, and Waiting to Exhale. Luis also worked on the American television programs Dancing with the Stars and American Idol.


Album Year Album Name Album Band
1963 Jazz Central Station Global Jazz Poll Winners, Vol. 1 Various Artists
1976 Frontera Strunz & Farah
1977 Ecue Ritmos Cubanos Louis Bellson with Walfredo de Los Reyes
1977 Welcome to My Love Dianne Reeves
1978 Black Forest Luis Conte
1979 Dreamer Caldera
1979 Flashback Rozalin Woods
1981 Dedication Gary U.S. Bonds
1982 Concord Jazz Heritage Series Poncho Sanchez
1982 Sonando Poncho Sanchez
1982 Storm Maynard Ferguson
1984 1100 Bel Air Place Julio Iglesias
1984 Ciao Italia: Live in Italy Madonna
1984 Crazy Bird Clare Fischer and Salsa Picante
1984 High Rise Scheer Music
1984 Mosaico Jorge Strunz w/ Ardeshir Farah
1984 Special Part of Me Johnny Mathis
1985 Another Place Hiroshima
1985 Free Fall Clare Fischer & The Latin Jazz Sextet
1985 Guitarras Strunz & Farah
1986 Cover Girl Phantom Rocker and Slick
1986 Dancing in My Sleep Dave Adams
1986 Flor de Lis Djavan
1987 Drop of Water Keiko Matsui
1987 Every Step of the Way David Benoit
1987 Go Hiroshima
1987 I Am a Singer Jack Jones
1987 La Cocina Caliente Luis Conte
1987 Paraiso Perdido Wilkins
1987 Say Uncle Uncle Festive
1987 Tjaderarama Clare Fischer & The Latin Jazz Sextet
1987 Weightless John Chiodini
1988 Back to Avalon Kenny Loggins
1988 Breakfast for Dinosaurs The Fowler Brothers
1988 Denon Jazz Sampler, Vol. 3 Various Artists
1988 Diamond Inside of You Rodney Franklin
1988 Further Adventures Flim & the BB's
1988 Guitar Workshop in L.A. Various Artists
1988 I Remember Dianne Reeves
1988 Tides of Time Roland Vazquez
1988 Traveler Brandon Fields
1988 Up Late Jeff Linsky
1989 Abacus Moon Don Harriss
1989 Afro-Latin Jazz & Salsa Shades of Jade
1989 Bella Firenze Richard Smith
1989 East Hiroshima
1989 Flying The Ritz
1989 For My Friends Greg Mathieson
1989 Heat Greenidge/Utley
1989 Lembrancas Clare Fischer
1989 Let It Go Clair Marlo
1989 Like a Prayer Madonna
1989 Little Secrets Andy Narell
1989 Mil Amores Doug Cameron
1989 Move Like a Dancer Barry Coates & the Hats
1989 Mr. Jordan Julian Lennon
1989 Music for Your Neighborhood Jude Swift
1989 Puma Creek Richard Smith
1989 Rockin' the Boat Richard Smith Unit
1989 Runaway Horses Belinda Carlisle
1989 Special Love Deniece Williams
1989 That We Do Know Uncle Festive
1989 There Were Signs Bill Gable
1989 Thunder from Down Under Frank Gambale
1989 Twilight Is Upon Us Billy Childs
1989 Vonda Shepard Vonda Shepard
1990 Ahora Monna Bell
1990 Alex Acuna and the Unknowns Alex Acuna & The Unknowns
1990 Bela Vista T‚nia Maria
1990 Bellybutton Jellyfish
1990 Blue Pacific Michael Franks
1990 Brazasia Yutaka
1990 Dance of the Phoenix Nestor Torres
1990 Dream Come True Gerald Albright
1990 I'm Breathless Madonna
1990 Jet Stream Chi
1990 Lalah Hathaway Lalah Hathaway
1990 Life Goes On Tommy Puett
1990 Making Every Moment Count Peter Allen
1990 Never Too Far Dianne Reeves
1990 No Separate Love Roland Vazquez
1990 Nova Collection '90 Various Artists
1990 Pacific Rim Chi
1990 Past to Present 1977-1990 Toto
1990 Shell Game Don Harriss
1990 Si Te Pudiera Mentir RocÌo D˙rcal
1990 Soldiers on the Moon David Lasley
1990 This Is Me Emily Remler
1990 Treasure Chest Bob Florence Limited Edition
1991 Cultural Diversity Steve Hobbs
1991 Dancing on the Edge Liona Boyd
1991 Free Play Eduardo Del Barrio
1991 Going Home Dan Siegel
1991 Heart & Mind Sister Double Happiness
1991 Here's to Life Shirley Horn
1991 House of Hope Toni Childs
1991 Journey to You Doug Cameron
1991 Kryptonita Miguel Mateos
1991 Leap of Faith Kenny Loggins
1991 Live Your Life Be Free Belinda Carlisle
1991 Love Hurts Cher
1991 Mambo Kings Original Soundtrack
1991 More than Yesterday Oscar Castro-Neves
1991 Nelson Kole Nelson Kole
1991 Que Son Las Cosas Ednita Nazario
1991 Romance Luis Miguel
1991 Sound of Emotion Gregg Karukas
1991 Sun Lake Chi
1991 Thinking of You Alex Acuna & The Unknowns
1991 Tocamela Naomi
1991 Truly Blessed Teddy Pendergrass
1991 Velas Velas
1991 Whisper & Wail Peter Gordon
1992 40 Y 20 JosÈ JosÈ
1992 Adios Amor Marisela
1992 American Dream Mini Series Various Artists
1992 Americas Strunz & Farah
1992 Amused to Death Roger Waters
1992 Arms of Love Steve Kujala
1992 Brasileiro Sergio Mendes
1992 Break Like the Wind Spinal Tap
1992 Burn Down the Night Bill Champlin
1992 Canciones Que Quise Escribir Armando Manzanero
1992 City Magic Steve Bach
1992 Crazy Coolin' The Barrio Boyzz
1992 Dead Flowers Edan
1992 Didn't You Used to Be ... David Cassidy
1992 Do I Ever Cross Your Mind? George Howard
1992 Down the Road Andy Narell
1992 Eso Es El Amor Eydie Gorme
1992 Everybody's Business Brandon Fields
1992 Forever Marc Bourelly
1992 Frenesi Linda Ronstadt
1992 Games John Tesh
1992 Hand Dance Marcos Ariel
1992 Heads Hands Hearts Kujala w/Sprague
1992 Her Greatest Hits Belinda Carlisle
1992 High Heels Pat Kelley
1992 In the Running Howard Jones
1992 It's Real By All Means
1992 Jacksons: An American Dream Original Soundtrack
1992 Just Ahead Pat Coil
1992 Kevyn Lettau Kevyn Lettau
1992 Letter to Evan David Benoit
1992 Live at the Britt Festival Michael Nesmith
1992 Louis Louis Verdieu
1992 Love Lives On Kenia
1992 Maria Bonita Mijares
1992 Metamorfosis Ednita Nazario
1992 Mulege Day Feather
1992 Music from the Films of Steven Seagal David Michael Frank
1992 Myriam Hernandez Myriam Hernandez
1992 Northern Exposure Various Artists
1992 Other Places Brandon Fields
1992 Silueta Ana Gabriel
1992 Simple Life Kevyn Lettau
1992 Sleeping Lady Sacbe
1992 Straight Talk Original Soundtrack
1992 Timbiriche 11 Timbiriche
1992 Tropical Campfires Michael Nesmith
1992 Up-Front The Power of Seven
1992 What You're Looking Kenia
1992 Winter Blue Derek Nakamoto/Matsui & Friends
1993 Another Sun Yutaka
1993 Another World John Patitucci
1993 Arc Jimmy Haslip
1993 Aromas Alberto Cortez
1993 Art & Survival Dianne Reeves
1993 Best of Tania Maria Tania Maria
1993 Brindo a La Vida Al Boler Vikki Carr
1993 Crossing Paul Young
1993 Dear Friends Abraham Laboriel
1993 Distancia Simone
1993 Double Tuff Kal David
1993 Duets Elton John
1993 Furia Latina Seguridad Social
1993 I'm Alive Jackson Browne
1993 La D'Alessio Lupita D'Alessio
1993 Love's the Place to Be Will Downing
1993 Luna Ana Gabriel
1993 Magical Duos Various Artists
1993 Margaritaville Cafe Late Night Menu Various Artists
1993 Me Amar·s Ricky Martin
1993 Monterey Nights John Tesh
1993 Plantation Lullabies Me'Shell NdegÈocello
1993 Providence Tim Weston & Shelby Flint
1993 Reach out to Me Michael Damian
1993 Real Belinda Carlisle
1993 Reed My Lips Tom Scott
1993 Sacred Addiction Fareed Haque
1993 Soul Talkin' Brenda Russell
1993 Speaking in Melodies Michael Ruff
1993 Spin Fernando Saunders
1993 Spring Rebecca Parris
1993 Sticks & Stones Ray Obiedo
1993 Storyteller Vinx
1993 Take a Look Natalie Cole
1993 Thousand Roads David Crosby
1993 Tigress Sonya Jason
1993 Todo Historias Eros Ramazzotti
1993 Tutte Storie Eros Ramazzotti
1993 Vuelve Otra Vez Maria Sorte
1993 Walkin' into the Sun Clifford Carter
1993 World's Getting Loud Alex de Grassi
1993 Yours: Quiereme Mucho Engelbert Humperdinck
1993 Yours Engelbert Humperdinck
1994 As CanÁıes Que Voce Fez Pra Mim Maria Beth‚nia
1994 Backbeat Original Score
1994 Backstreets of Desire Willy DeVille
1994 Bellybutton Jellyfish
1994 Brandon Fields Brandon Fields
1994 Canciones Que Tu Hiciste Para Mi Maria Beth‚nia
1994 Cita Daniela Romo
1994 Crazy Julio Iglesias
1994 De Mi Alma Latina Placido Domingo
1994 Doll Keiko Matsui
1994 Emerald Blue Jan Stevens
1994 Era De La Boludez Divididos
1994 Escape From Hollywood The Hellecasters
1994 Forbidden Fruit Marion Meadows
1994 Frio Robi Rosa
1994 Guitar Passion Charo
1994 Hemispheres Dan Siegel
1994 Justo Almario & Abraham Laboriel Justo Almario & Abe Laboriel
1994 Life is Good Billy Joe Walker, Jr.
1994 Mas Fuerte de Lo Que Pensaba Aleks Syntek & La Gente Normal
1994 Meanwhile Third Matinee
1994 More Music from Northern Exposure Original TV Soundtrack
1994 Naked Eyes Tim Weisberg
1994 Night Dance La Vienta
1994 Noa Noa
1994 Paid Vacation Richard Marx
1994 Pasiones Ednita Nazario
1994 Piel A Piel Marcos Llunas
1994 Quiet After the Storm Dianne Reeves
1994 Re CafÈ Tacuba
1994 Schemes & Dreams Pat Coil
1994 Segundo Romance Luis Miguel
1994 Stolen Moments: Red Hot + Cool Various Artists
1994 Unity Big Mountain
1994 Universal Language Kevyn Lettau
1994 Vasos Vacios Los Fabulosos Cadillacs
1994 We Live Here Pat Metheny
1994 What They Don't Tell You Rain-Bo Tribe
1994 Windham Hill Sampler '94 Various Artists
1995 A Medio Vivir Ricky Martin
1995 Behaviour Self Clair Marlo
1995 Big Bang Los Enanitos Verdes
1995 Caribbean Jazz Project Various Artists
1995 Coffeehouse Christmas Brandon Fields
1995 Count Me In Justo Almario
1995 Cuando los Angeles Lloran Mana
1995 De Norte a Sur Chebere
1995 Delilah Blue Joshua Kadison
1995 Desde El Fondo De Mi Alma Raphael
1995 Dreaming of You Selena
1995 Dreamland Yellowjackets
1995 EFX! Michael Crawford
1995 Fuerza Del Amor Rocio Banquells
1995 Heat of the Sun Strunz & Farah
1995 Hidden Agenda Greg Adams
1995 Higher Learning Original Soundtrack
1995 I Remember You Homie Mc Blvd
1995 I'll Lead You Home Michael W. Smith
1995 It's a Good Thing Phil Sheeran
1995 Lake Placid Blues Tony Joe White
1995 Long Time Band Andy Narell
1995 Love Unchained Engelbert Humperdinck
1995 Naked and Sacred Chynna Phillips
1995 Night and Day: Big-Band Chicago
1995 Peacemaker Clarence Clemons
1995 Piano Armando Manzanero Y Sus Amigos
1995 Rare on Air, Vol. 2 Various Artists
1995 Red Blooded Blues Various Artists
1995 Seeing for the Very First Time Barbara Weathers
1995 Sol to Soul Freddie Ravel
1995 Solo Acoustic Guitar Wayne Johnson
1995 Soul Survivor Bobby Caldwell
1995 Storyteller Ricardo Silveira
1995 Take Me Higher Diana Ross
1995 Tattooed Heart Aaron Neville
1995 Tonin' The Manhattan Transfer
1995 TTD's Vibrator Terence Trent d'Arby
1995 Urban Gypsy Marc Antoine
1995 Waiting to Exhale Original Soundtrack
1995 Wind Kazu Matsui
1995 Yelling at Mary Mary Karlzen
1995 You'll Know It's Me Gregg Karukas
1996 Anne Murray Anne Murray
1996 Avalancha de …xitos CafÈ Tacuba
1996 Building the Bridge REO Speedwagon
1996 City Speak Richard Elliot
1996 Cuba Jazz Various Artists
1996 Divididos Divididos
1996 Dream Lincoln Adler
1996 En Busca del Amor Alvaro Torres
1996 Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1 Chaka Khan
1996 Espiritu Libre Ednita Nazario
1996 Falling into You Celine Dion
1996 Fifa AngÈlique Kidjo
1996 Gold Pat Coil
1996 Graciela Graciela
1996 Home of Whispers Lori Lieberman
1996 I'm Doing Fine Dan Hill
1996 Immortal Beth Hart
1996 Looking East Jackson Browne
1996 Love on My Mind B.L.V.D.
1996 Luntana Emil Richards
1996 Medicinal Purposes Native Vibe
1996 My Utmost for His Highest: Quiet Prayers Bryan Duncan
1996 Nancy Boy Nancy Boy
1996 Oceano Sergio Mendes
1996 Outras Cores Guilherme Arantes
1996 Palo Alto Sessions Dianne Reeves
1996 Peace Beyond Passion Me'Shell NdegÈocello
1996 Place of Hope Various Artists
1996 Premiere Consultation Doc Gyneco
1996 Rendezvous Doug Cameron
1996 Road to Ensenada Lyle Lovett
1996 Sanctuary: 20 Years of Windham Hill Various Artists
1996 Scenery and Fish I Mother Earth
1996 Second Wind Herb Alpert
1996 Secrets Toni Braxton
1996 Sheffield Pop Experience Various Artists
1996 Shelter Me Richard Page
1996 Si El Norte Fuera El Sur Ricardo Arjona
1996 Sovory Sovory
1996 Tales From the Bulge Michael Landau
1996 Uno Benny
1996 Voces Unidas Various Artists
1996 Wild Orchid Wild Orchid
1996 Windham Hill Sampler '96 Various Artists
1996 Windows of My Soul Chris Camozzi
1997 Adventures in Jazz Bob Mamet
1997 American Landscape David Benoit
1997 Angelica Angelica
1997 Avalon John Tesh
1997 Bridge of Words Jamie & Jury
1997 Cita, Vol. 1 Daniela Romo
1997 Cita, Vol. 2 Daniela Romo
1997 Colors Kirk Whalum
1997 Ekhymosis Ekhymosis
1997 Elmo Saves Christmas Sesame Street
1997 Emociones Millie
1997 Estaciones Brizuela
1997 Estar Sin Ti Los Mijares
1997 Free Exchange Goin' Public
1997 Hang on to Nothing Pistoleros
1997 Hearts John O'Banion
1997 Intimacy Dean James
1997 Invitation Only Will Downing
1997 Lisa Stansfield Lisa Stansfield
1997 Living Single: Music from & Inspired by the Hit TV Show Original TV Soundtrack
1997 Marching to Mars Sammy Hagar
1997 Mejor de Mi Cristian
1997 My World Farzin
1997 Next Voice You Hear: The Best of Jackson Browne Jackson Browne
1997 Now & Then Steve Bach
1997 Nu Flavor Nu Flavor
1997 Punto y Sequido Raphael
1997 Red Hot + Latin: Silencio = Muerte Various Artists
1997 Ricky Jones Ricky Jones
1997 Rivers Patrick Leonard
1997 Shelter Warren Hill
1997 So Much in Love Lee Oskar
1997 SueÒos Liquidos Man·
1997 Tango Mix Various Artists
1997 Tribute to Jeff Porcaro David Garfield & Friends
1997 True Love Michael O'Neill
1997 Vibes Alive Dirk Richter
1997 Vivir Enrique Iglesias
1997 Wouldn't It Be Nice: A Jazz Portrait of Brian Wilson Various Artists
1998 100 Years of Latin Love Songs Paquito D'Rivera
1998 35 Aniversario, Vol. 6 Jose Jose
1998 Animebelle Marina Rei
1998 Behind the Bridge Andy Narell
1998 Best of Michael Franks: A Backward Glance Michael Franks
1998 Blue Touch Gregg Karukas
1998 Both Sides Roger Smith
1998 Canciones Que Amo Roberto Carlos
1998 Chicago 25: The Christmas Album Chicago
1998 Chicago's First Christmas Chicago
1998 CPR CPR
1998 Cuba L.A. Cuba L.A.
1998 Dakota Moon Dakota Moon
1998 Enrique Iglesias Enrique Iglesias
1998 Formas de Vida Yaire
1998 Grand Passion John Tesh
1998 Greatest Hits Joe Cocker
1998 Hands, Pt. 1 Jewel
1998 Hands, Pt. 2 Jewel
1998 I Will Fly Eleni Kelakos
1998 In the Groove Lainie Kazan & David Benoit
1998 Jennifer Paige Jennifer Paige
1998 Life Thru Rose Colored Glasses Warren Hill
1998 Loca Simone
1998 Madrid Marc Antoine
1998 Mil Lunas Patricia Loaiza
1998 Moonlight Dance Pat Kelley
1998 Morrison CPR
1998 Nu Flavor: New Remix Version Nu Flavor
1998 One Hot July Tony Joe White
1998 Orchid Phil Sheeran
1998 Pleasures of the Night Will Downing & Gerald Albright
1998 Priceless Jazz Tom Scott
1998 Privilegio de Amor Mijares
1998 Say Yes Terry Wollman
1998 Seasons 4 U Lou Rawls
1998 Secrets Toni Braxton
1998 Song a Day Various Artists
1998 Songbirds & Roosters (English Version) Robi Draco Rosa
1998 Spirit Jewel
1998 Step Inside This House Lyle Lovett
1998 Talk on Corners The Corrs
1998 Todos Los Romances Luis Miguel
1998 Tributo a J.A. Jimenez Various Artists
1998 Vuelve Ricky Martin
1998 Walk Tall: Tribute to Cannonball Adderley Eric Marienthal
1998 Wanting Gabriela Anders
1998 Wild Muse Strunz & Farah
1998 World According to M.T. Michael Thompson
1998 Yo Te Amo Luis Angel
1999 A Quien Rodrigo
1999 Afro Blue Various Artists
1999 Aida Elton John & Tim Rice
1999 Algo Natural Alejandra Guzman
1999 All My Tomorrows Davis Gaines
1999 All the Way: A Decade of Song Celine Dion
1999 AlÙ Chitaozinho & Xororo
1999 Amarte Es Un Placer Luis Miguel
1999 Amor de Verdade Paulo Ricardo
1999 Anywhere But Here Original Soundtrack
1999 Azul Alan
1999 Best of Yellowjackets Yellowjackets
1999 Between Black and White Hiroshima
1999 Bien Frank Quintero
1999 Blue Indians John Trudell
1999 Brief Stop Sheila Nicholls
1999 Chill Factor Richard Elliot
1999 Clapton Chronicles: The Best of Eric Clapton Eric Clapton
1999 Corazon Gitano Pimpinela
1999 Dance Dave Koz
1999 Down So Long Jewel
1999 Dreams Philip Bailey
1999 Enrique Enrique Iglesias
1999 First Things 1st Ricky Lawson
1999 Funky Jazz Party, Vol. 2: Love Jams Various Artists
1999 Hadas Flans
1999 Hot Night in Paris The Phil Collins Big Band
1999 I'm Every Woman: The Best of Chaka Khan Chaka Khan
1999 Jupiter: Swallow the Moon Jewel
1999 Just the Ticket Original Soundtrack
1999 L.A. Jazz Syndicate, Vol. 2 Various Artists
1999 Linda Ronstadt Box Set Linda Ronstadt
1999 Live at the Britt Festival Michael Nesmith
1999 Llego La Timba Cubana Various Artists
1999 Looking Forward Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
1999 Love of My Life: The Best of Dan Hill Dan Hill
1999 Mis Suenos Michelangelo
1999 MTV Unplugged Man·
1999 One Shade of Love Martin
1999 Progressive Giants of Latin Jazz Various Artists
1999 Ride with the Devil Mychael Danna
1999 Screamin' for My Supper Beth Hart
1999 Smokin' Section Tom Scott & the L.A. Express
1999 Smooth Jazz: Pure Pleasure Various Artists
1999 Spirit Jewel
1999 Supernatural Robben Ford
1999 Talk on Corners The Corrs
1999 Tarzan Original Soundtrack
1999 Time Traveler: Three Decade Journey Tim Weisberg
1999 Torch This Place The Atomic Fireballs
1999 Tu Do Bem (Everything's OK) Chris Boardman
1999 Voltar Pro Rio Kleber Jorge
1999 Vuelve Ricky Martin
1999 Winter Solstice on Ice Original Soundtrack
1999 You Can't Go Back Arnold McCuller
2000 Absolute Benson George Benson
2000 Acuarela de Tambores Alex Acuna
2000 Along the Way: The Best of Dan Siegel Dan Siegel
2000 Another Side of Genesis Daryl Stuermer
2000 As I Am Suzy K.
2000 Beneath the Velvet Sun Shawn Mullins
2000 Best of Richard Elliot Richard Elliot
2000 Best of Strunz & Farah Strunz & Farah
2000 Between Us Steve Cole
2000 Bueninvento Julieta Venegas
2000 Christmas with Yolanda Adams Yolanda Adams
2000 Clapton Chronicles: The Best of Eric Clapton Eric Clapton
2000 Collector's Series, Vol. 1 Celine Dion
2000 Cuba Linda Cachao
2000 Cuban Dreams Luis Conte
2000 Dance Dave Koz
2000 Dos Cuba L.A.
2000 Eastern Twin Martin Tillman
2000 En la Madrugada Se Fue Los Temerarios
2000 Entre Tus Brazos Alejandro Fernandez
2000 Estilo Libre Eros Ramazzotti
2000 Fica Comigo Esta Noite Simone
2000 Figgis on Figgis Original Soundtrack
2000 Fingerprints Larry Carlton
2000 Fire in the Engine Room Andy Narell
2000 For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story Original Soundtrack
2000 Fortress Sister Hazel
2000 Fuzzbubble Fuzzbubble
2000 Grammy Nominados 2000: Latino Various Artists
2000 Harsh Light of Day Fastball
2000 Heart of a Champion Carman
2000 Highbridge Park Ken Wiley
2000 Jazz on the Latin Side Allstars, Vol. 1 Jazz on the Latin Side Allstars
2000 Lisa Stansfield Lisa Stansfield
2000 Loud On Earth Daniel Cage
2000 Love Life Warren Hill
2000 Make a Wish Danny Jung
2000 Marching to Mars Sammy Hagar
2000 Mirror Mirror Kelly Price
2000 My Book of Love Phil Perry
2000 Navidad Cubana Cuba L.A.
2000 Night I Fell for You Steve March TormÈ
2000 Nightshift Gregg Karukas
2000 Nobody's Angel Nobody's Angel
2000 Noche de Cuatro Lunas Julio Iglesias
2000 Original Gold Belinda Carlisle
2000 Police Kevyn Lettau
2000 Pop Trash Duran Duran
2000 Red Heat Jimmy Haslip
2000 Rhythms For A New Milennium Alejandro "Alex" AcuÒa
2000 Road to El Dorado Elton John
2000 Secreto de Amor Joan Sebastian
2000 Shall We Dance? Baila
2000 Simplemente Chayanne
2000 Smooth and Straight Various Artists
2000 Smooth Jazz Various Artists
2000 Sound Loaded Ricky Martin
2000 Swingin' for the Fences Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
2000 Tamar Tamar
2000 That's the Way It Is Celine Dion
2000 Time Code Original Soundtrack
2000 Tomorrow Today Al Jarreau
2000 Toward the Western Sky John David Webster
2000 Tsar Tsar
2000 Two Worlds Dave Grusin & Lee Ritenour
2000 Unitone Sampler, Vol. 1: Nine Sounds Nice Noise Various Artists
2001 360 Urban Groove Jimmy Sommers
2001 Big Wide Grin Keb' Mo'
2001 Cookin' Out Kombo
2001 Cruisin' Marc Antoine
2001 De Noche en la Ciudad Aleks Syntek
2001 Down for the Get Down Youngstown
2001 Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1 Chaka Khan
2001 Esencial de CafÈ Tacuba CafÈ Tacuba
2001 Fulanos de Nadie Los Caballeros de la Quema
2001 If I Had a Song: The Songs of Pete Seeger, Vol. 2 Various Artists
2001 It's All in the Game Engelbert Humperdinck
2001 Jazz on the Latin Side Allstars, Vol. 2 Jazz on the Latin Side Allstars
2001 K.G.B. The K.G.B.
2001 Karma Tarkan
2001 Keeper of the Flame Poncho Sanchez
2001 Kisses in the Rain Rick Braun
2001 Leroy Leroy
2001 Look of Love Diana Krall
2001 Luck Dwight Twilley
2001 Mis Romances Luis Miguel
2001 Musicos Juan Carlos Quintero
2001 Next Voice You Hear: The Best of Jackson Browne Jackson Browne
2001 Night Sessions Chris Botti
2001 No Hay Na' Mejor Serralde
2001 Not That Kind Anastacia
2001 On the Way to Love Patti Austin
2001 Passion Robin
2001 Renaissance Lionel Richie
2001 Ricky Lawson and Friends Ricky Lawson
2001 Simplemente Chayanne
2001 Simply Sound: Best Tracks 1993-2000 Soul Bossa Trio
2001 Soy Lo Prohibido Alicia Villarreal
2001 Stringweave Strunz & Farah
2001 Suddenly Mpress
2001 Swingin' for the Fences Goodwin's Big Phat Band
2001 Turn Up the Heat Eric Marienthal
2001 Unconditional Kirk Whalum
2001 Unplugged/Clapton Chronicles: The Best of Eric Clapton Eric Clapton
2001 Waiting in the Wings Daryl Stuermer
2001 With All That I Am Carol Duboc
2002 All About Love Steven Curtis Chapman
2002 Baila Baila Poncho Sanchez
2002 Be Not Nobody Vanessa Carlton
2002 Best of Dianne Reeves Dianne Reeves
2002 Best Smooth Jazz Ever Various Artists
2002 BongÛ de Vangogh Tolu
2002 Born to Reign Will Smith
2002 Burnin' Down the House: Live at the House of Blues Etta James
2002 De Corazon Pedro Fernandez
2002 De Noche en la Ciudad Aleks Syntek
2002 Disney's Superstar Hits Disney
2002 Do It Again Jeff Golub
2002 Duboc Carol Duboc
2002 Enrique Iglesias Enrique Iglesias
2002 Essential Listening, Vol. 1 The Hellecasters
2002 Finding Paradise David Lanz
2002 Flickering Flame: The Solo Years, Vol. 1 Roger Waters
2002 Gospel According to Jazz: Chapter 2 Kirk Whalum
2002 Heatwave Gregg Karukas
2002 I Stand for America Carol Duboc
2002 Latin Jazz: La CombinaciÛn Perfecta Various Artists
2002 Look of Love Diana Krall
2002 Medio Vivir [Coleccion de Oro] Ricky Martin
2002 Naked Ride Home Jackson Browne
2002 Nellyville Nelly
2002 New Day Has Come Celine Dion
2002 New Found Freedom Tom Scott
2002 Nuevo Kronos Quartet
2002 Nura Nura
2002 October Road James Taylor
2002 Pablo Sampler Various Artists
2002 Play Date Euge Groove
2002 RevoluciÛn de Amor Man·
2002 Sandy e J˙nior Sandy & J˙nior
2002 Sensual Journey Will Downing
2002 Shared Secrets George Cables
2002 Sobrevivir Olga TaÒÛn
2002 Sunday Drive Bob Kaufman
2002 Treasure Planet James Newton Howard
2002 Twisted Angel LeAnn Rimes
2002 Verve Unmixed Various Artists
2002 Very Best of Chicago: Only the Beginning Chicago
2003 Anthem Less Than Jake
2003 Be Not Nobody Vanessa Carlton
2003 Best of...Live/The Next Voice You Hear: The Best of J Jackson Browne
2003 Brother Bear Original Soundtrack
2003 Chicago Story: The Complete Greatest Hits 1967-2002 Chicago
2003 Chicago: The Box Chicago
2003 Christmas: What's It Gonna Be, Santa? Chicago
2003 Church: Songs of Soul and Inspiration Various Artists
2003 Complete Collection Lisa Stansfield
2003 Concord Records 30th Anniversary Various Artists
2003 Couldn't Have Said It Better Meat Loaf
2003 Daredevil Graeme Revell
2003 Doll Keiko Matsui
2003 Dragonfly Ziggy Marley
2003 Drop of Water Keiko Matsui
2003 Emotions Will Downing
2003 Esperanto Rick Braun
2003 Essential Shawn Mullins Shawn Mullins
2003 Febrero 14 Alberto Plaza
2003 From My Heart Daniel Rodriguez
2003 Gigli John Powell
2003 Grammy Nominees 2003 Various Artists
2003 Hemispheres Dan Siegel
2003 Hotel Paper Michelle Branch
2003 Indestructible Rancid
2003 Inocente de Ti Juan Gabriel
2003 Into My Soul Kirk Whalum
2003 Italian Job John Powell
2003 Journey Within Bernie Williams
2003 Justin Guarini Justin Guarini
2003 Latin Grammy Nominees 2003: Regional Mexican Various Artists
2003 Lisa Stanfield Lisa Stansfield
2003 Man at Work Colin Hay
2003 Map of the World Kate Markowitz
2003 Mediterraneo Marc Antoine
2003 Michael Franks Anthology: The Art of Love Michael Franks
2003 Moodring Mya
2003 Mundo Lite Aleks Syntek
2003 No Es lo Mismo Alejandro Sanz
2003 One Heart Celine Dion
2003 Out of Time Graeme Revell
2003 Ricochet Richard Elliot
2003 Right Here, Right Now David Benoit
2003 Soul Sessions Jeff Golub
2003 Steppin' Out Paul Taylor
2003 Supernatural Santana
2003 Time Will Tell Robert Cray Band
2003 Trumpet Evolution Arturo Sandoval
2003 Tu Amor o Tu Desprecio Marco Antonio SolÌs
2003 Very Best of Marc Antoine Marc Antoine
2003 Why AB
2003 Wind Warren Zevon
2003 Wings to Walk This Road John Stoddart
2003 XXL Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
2004 Accentuate the Positive Al Jarreau
2004 Ahora Si! Cachao
2004 Benoit/Freeman Project 2 David Benoit/Russ Freeman
2004 Between the Sun and the Moon Brenda Russell
2004 Blue Moon Swamp John Fogerty
2004 Cherie Cherie
2004 Come as You Are Mindi Abair
2004 Como Me Acuerdo Robi Draco Rosa
2004 Cuba Karizma
2004 Dana Owens Album Queen Latifah
2004 Finally... The First Farewell Tour Phil Collins
2004 Fuego Kumbia Kings
2004 Historias e Histeria La Ley
2004 I Am The Cat, Man David Garfield
2004 In a Smooth Groove Various Artists
2004 In the Meantime Christine McVie
2004 Jazz Bar Various Artists
2004 L.A. Keyboard Project David Garfield
2004 Livin' Large Euge Groove
2004 Look of Love Diana Krall
2004 Mi Jardin Azul: Las Canciones Favoritas Linda Ronstadt
2004 My Music, My Friends, My Time Oskar Cartaya
2004 MÈxico en la Piel Luis Miguel
2004 No Es lo Mismo Alejandro Sanz
2004 Oneness Damian
2004 Pure Boney James
2004 Razon de Sobra Marco Antonio SolÌs
2004 Rediscovery On Grp: Chick Corea Family Various Artists
2004 Retro-Spec(t) Larry Klimas
2004 Seasons of Change David Garfield
2004 Second First Impression Daniel Bedingfield
2004 Sensuous Smooth Jazz Guitar: The Ultimate Collection Various Artists
2004 Shall We Dance? Original Soundtrack
2004 Shark Tale Original Soundtrack
2004 Sideways Rolfe Kent
2004 Sing a Song With Six Strings Various Artists
2004 Straight and Smooth Bobby Lyle
2004 Time Will Tell Robert Cray
2004 Trouble Bonnie McKee
2004 Underneath Hanson
2004 Very Best of Jackson Browne Jackson Browne
2004 Walt Disney Records Presents Superstar Hits Disney
2004 West Coast Coolin' Norman Brown
2004 Wonderful People Mari Iijima
2004 Wouldn't It Be Nice: A Jazz Portrait Of Brian Wilson Various Artists
2004 Zapata: El SueÒo del HÈroe Original Soundtrack
2005 40 Years: A Charlie Brown Christmas Various Artists
2005 All of You Carol Duboc
2005 Chronicles Cher
2005 Color of Things Sandro Albert
2005 Con Mucho Ritmo! The Very Best of Tropijazz Various Artists
2005 Concord Picante 25th Anniversary Collection Various Artists
2005 Desert Guitars Strunz & Farah
2005 Ekhymosis [CD & DVD] Ekhymosis
2005 Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1 Chaka Khan
2005 FijaciÛn Oral, Vol. 1 Shakira
2005 Fuego Kumbia Kings
2005 Good Grief! Charlie Brown: 2 Holiday CDs! Various Artists
2005 Got You Covered Eric Marienthal
2005 Guitarra de Pasion, Vol. 2 Various Artists
2005 Guitarra de PasiÛn Guitarra de Pasion
2005 Isn't It Romantic: The Standards Album Johnny Mathis
2005 Jennifer Paige Jennifer Paige
2005 Long Road Home: The Ultimate John Fogerty/Creedence C John Fogerty
2005 Love and Life Latoya London
2005 Mr. and Mrs. Smith John Powell
2005 Mundo Lite Aleks Syntek
2005 M·s Fuerte De Lo Que Pensaba Aleks Syntek/Gente Normal
2005 MÈxico en la Piel: Edicion Diamante Luis Miguel
2005 Naked... and Finally Free Andy Fraser
2005 Nights of Fire! Benise
2005 No Es lo Mismo Alejandro Sanz
2005 Oral Fixation, Vol. 2 Shakira
2005 Parole Umberto Tozzi
2005 PCD The Pussycat Dolls
2005 Rays Michael Nesmith
2005 Robert Michaels Robert Michaels
2005 Rock Swings Paul Anka
2005 Secret of Movin' On David Pack
2005 Self Help Serenade Marjorie Fair
2005 So Amazing: An All-Star Tribute to Luther Vandross Various Artists
2005 Swingin' for the Fences Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
2005 Tribute to Jeff Revisited David Garfield
2005 Trilogia Ancestros, Vol. 2 SÌntesis
2005 Trovador Kleber Jorge
2005 Very Best of George Howard George Howard
2005 XXL Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
2006 1100 Bel Air Place Julio Iglesias
2006 Acoustic Hearts of Winter Aly & AJ
2006 Charlie Brown Christmas Vince Guaraldi
2006 Club Bangers Various Artists
2006 Coat of Many Colours World Drummers Ensemble
2006 Collection Toni Braxton
2006 Dance Revolution The Slumber Party Girls
2006 Flow Lynne Fiddmont
2006 Full Circle David Benoit
2006 Goodbye Alice in Wonderland Jewel
2006 Huecco Huecco
2006 I Don't Need a Man Pussycat Dolls
2006 Indiocumentado Santino
2006 Inside World J. Thompson
2006 James Taylor at Christmas James Taylor
2006 Jazz Academy Michael Brecker/Mike Stern/Peter Erskine
2006 Jungle Guitars Strunz & Farah
2006 Kind of Blue & Pink Jon Crosse
2006 Live at the Ventura Theatre America/Stephen Bishop/Andrew Gold
2006 Live in London Pussycat Dolls
2006 Loose Nelly Furtado
2006 Lost City Original Soundtrack
2006 Love Is My Religion Ziggy Marley
2006 Me Cuesta Tanto Olvidarte Ana Torroja
2006 Musicares Person of the Year Tribute James Taylor
2006 Nights of Fire! Benise
2006 No Es lo Mismo Alejandro Sanz
2006 No. 1 Smooth Jazz Hits Various Artists
2006 One People Debbie Friedman
2006 Oral Fixation, Vols. 1-2 Shakira
2006 PCD Pussycat Dolls
2006 Pescado Original Los Enanitos Verdes
2006 Phat Pack Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
2006 Pure Alex de Grassi Alex de Grassi
2006 Que Saben Victoria
2006 Reconsider Me: The Love Songs Warren Zevon
2006 Sessions, Vol. 1 Rick Braun
2006 So Much More Brett Dennen
2006 Some Bridges Fred Martin & the Levite Camp
2006 Song for You Michael Lington
2006 Spanish Guitar Collection Robert Michaels
2006 Stand Michael W. Smith
2006 Trozos de Mi Alma, Vol. 2 Marco Antonio SolÌs
2006 Two Lights Five for Fighting
2006 Very Best of Tom Scott Tom Scott
2006 Viva Carlos: A Supernatural Marathon Celebration Various Artists
2006 Voyage David Crosby
2006 What's Mine Is Yours Eliot Morris
2006 XM: Watercolors - Blue Various Artists
2006 Yelling at Mary Mary Karlzen
2007 Another Time, Another Place Ira Nepus/Steve Moore
2007 BAM!, Vol. 1 Sister Hazel
2007 Breathe: Relaxing Bossa Various Artists
2007 Clapton Chronicles: The Best of Eric Clapton [Austral Eric Clapton
2007 Classic Songs: My Way Paul Anka
2007 Coco Colbie Caillat
2007 E2 Eros Ramazzotti
2007 Funk This Chaka Khan
2007 Give US Your Poor Various Artists
2007 Grand Central Jeff Golub
2007 Greatest Songs of the Seventies Barry Manilow
2007 Hairspray Original Soundtrack
2007 Happy This Way Judith Owen
2007 Hi-Lo Split Marc Antoine
2007 Loose Nelly Furtado
2007 Love Is My Religion Ziggy Marley
2007 Lovely Way To Spend An Evening Calabria Foti
2007 Marimbula Luis Conte
2007 Miss Patti's Christmas Patti LaBelle
2007 Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA Boyz II Men
2007 No Es lo Mismo Alejandro Sanz
2007 Ocean's Thirteen David Holmes
2007 Rare Request: Smooth Jazz, Vol. 5 Various Artists
2007 Rewired: The Electric Collection Daryl Stuermer
2007 Spinning the Circle David Witham
2007 Storm Travis Tritt
2007 Superbad Original Soundtrack
2007 Tatoom Andy Narell
2007 That's Life Russell Watson
2007 Todo Sacbe Sacbe
2007 Toti Toti
2007 Transformers Steve Jablonsky
2007 Trav'lin' Light Queen Latifah
2007 Ultimate Kirk Whalum Kirk Whalum
2007 Very Best of Diana Krall Diana Krall
2007 Viento a Favor Alejandro Fern·ndez
2007 XM Watercolors - Silver Various Artists
2007 XM: Watercolors - Red Various Artists
2008 Beautiful Wedding: Jazz for the Wedding Dinner Various Artists
2008 Best of Jonathan Butler Jonathan Butler
2008 Better Than Anything Nnenna Freelon
2008 Diario Di Lola Lola Ponce
2008 Dolce Vita Warren Hill
2008 Essential Patti LaBelle Patti LaBelle
2008 Greatest Hits of Smooth Jazz Boxset Various Artists
2008 Hancock Original Score
2008 Indiocumentado Santino
2008 Live at Montreux 1996 Quincy Jones
2008 Live at the Britt Festival Michael Nesmith
2008 Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA Boyz II Men
2008 New Day Has Come Celine Dion
2008 October Road/JT James Taylor
2008 Pescado Original Los Enanitos Verdes
2008 Simply the Very Best of Today's Smooth Jazz Various Artists
2008 Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns Original Soundtrack
2008 Unveiled Angelika
2008 Venue in Overdrive Rick Springfield
2008 This Christmas Aretha Franklin
2008 Start from Here Joanna Wang
2008 Sex and the City (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Aaron Zigman
2008 Public Announcement Dominic Balli
2008 Private Room Undies Kissing Girls (UGK)
2008 Pass It Around Donovan Frankenreiter
2008 October Road/JT James Taylor
2008 No Molestar Marco Antonio Solis
2008 My Love: Essential Collection Celine Dion
2008 Monglong Lee Seung Hwan
2008 Widwinter Night's Dream Mary Talbot Fee
2008 Meet Glen Campbell Glen Campbell
2008 Live at Montreux 1996 (DVD) Quincy Jones
2008 Letter to Herbie John Beasley
2008 Lenka Lenka
2008 Covers James Taylor
2008 Christmas Hits & Duos Diana Krall
2008 Better than Anything: The Quintessential Nnenna Freelon Nnenna Freelon
2008 Assalto Huecco
2008 Amparo Lee Ritenour
2009 Tri-Polar Sick Puppies
2009 Transformers Revenge of the Fallen (Score) Steve Jablonsky
2009 Time Flies When You're Having Fun Smokey Robinson
2009 The Latest Cheap Trick
2009 The Chelsea Smiles The Chelsea Smiles
2009 Slice Five for Fighting
2009 Shadow of Your Smile Anna Mjoll
2009 Sabrosa: Romantic Spanish Guitar Benise
2009 Rock Steady Richard Elliot
2009 Primera Fila Thalia
2009 Other Covers James Taylor
2009 Moving Forward Bernie Williams
2009 Love Travels Angel Taylor
2009 Let's Talk About Love/A New Day Has Come Celine Dion
2009 La Pasion Luz Casal
2009 GK Gregg Karukas
2009 Feelin' It Freddie Fox
2009 Elemental Yahir
2009 Duplicity (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) James Newton Howard
2009 Burt Bacharach Songbook Carol Duboc
2009 Breakthrough Colbie Callait
2009 Bendito Entre Las Mujeres Sergio Vallin
2009 Amor Vincit Omnia Draco Rosa
2009 American Sunshine Colin Hay
2009 All It Takes Rick Braun
2009 Al Otro Lado Ezequiel Orueta y Los Pentecostales
2009 13 Seasons  Emith
2010 The Essential Patti LaBelle Patti LaBelle
2010 Shoot for the Stars Dwight Howard
2010 Predators (Original Soundtrack) John Debney
2010 Now and Then Smokey Robinson
2010 Merry CHristmas II You Mariah Carey
2010 Love Is Strange: En Vivo Con Tino Jackson Browne
2010 Love and Sax Elan Trotman
2010 Knight and Day (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) John Powell
2010 IRM Charlotte Gainsbourg
2010 Hoggin' All the Covers Unleashed! Band from TV
2011 The Rock Box Toto
2011 The Essential Celine Dion Celine Dion
2011 The Charlie Brown Collection Vince Guaraldi
2011 Sundays In New York Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
2011 Sound Advice Patti Austin
2011 Rise of the Planet of he Apes Patrick Doyle
2011 PFC 2: Songs Around the World Playing for Change
2011 Negociare Con La Pena Pepe Aguilar
2011 Journey Around the Sun Strunz & Farah
2011 Happy Feet Two (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) John Powell
2011 Gathering Mercury Colin Hay
2011 Drama y Luz Mana
2011 A Holiday Carole Carole King
2011 2 Amaia Montero
2012 Ventura Highway America
2012 Ultimate Christmas Collection Chicago
2012 The Dream 1973-2011 Michael Franks
2012 The Complete Private Music Blues, Rock 'n' Soul Albums Collection Etta James
2012 Stack-a-Track Jellyfish
2012 Slipstream Bonnie Raitt
2012 Old Soul Clarence Bekker
2012 Musical Skies Vision of Sound
2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) John Powell
2012 Hayley Sings Rachel Macfarlane
2012 Habitame Siempre Thalia
2012 Guitar Destiny Marc Antoine
2012 Golden Gate Eugene Sharikov
2012 Explorer Series: Kronos Quartet Kronos Quartet
2012 Enamorada de Ti Selena
2012 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (Soundtrack) John Powell
2012 Classic of My Soul Waldemar Bastos
2013 Vida Draco Rosa
2013 Train Keeps a Rolling Jeff Golub
2013 The Calm After... Travis Tritt
2013 Smile Carol Duboc
2013 Now and Then: Spilstream + Opus Bonnie Raitt
2013 Monsters University (Original Score) Randy Newman
2013 Gracias par Estar Aqui Marco Antonio Sollis
2013 Esto Es Vida Draco Rosa
2013 Colours in the Dark Tarja Turunen
2013 Can't Get Enough The Rides
2013 20: The Greatest Hits/Grandes Exitos Laura Pausini
2014 X Ed Sheeran
2014 Standing in the Breach Jackson Browne
2014 Songs from the Movie Mary Chapin Carpenter
2014 It's the Girls  Bette Midler
2014 Havan Rocks Cecilia Noel
2014 Forever for Now LP
2014 David Benoit Collection David Benoit
2014 A Summer Place Amy Dickson


  • "I really don't know how I got started playing. As far back as my memory will go, I owned a drum. It's like asking someone how long they've been breathing." -Luis Conte

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Drums: Mapex
Heads: Zildjian
Percussion: Meinl

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