Luis Conte


Grammy-winner Luis Conte is an acknowledged master of percussion. His celebrated career includes touring and/or recording work with some of the greatest names in contemporary music:

  • Madonna
  • Eric Clapton
  • Phil Collins
  • Santana ("Supernatural" CD)
  • Mana
  • Jackson Browne
  • Céline Dion
  • Barbra Streisand
  • Ray Charles
  • Tony Bennett
  • James Taylor
  • Shakira
  • Ozzy Osborne
  • Queen Latifah
  • Cuban legends Arturo
  • Sandoval and Cachao

He can also be heard on the scores and/or soundtracks to such box office smashes as:

  • Mission: Impossible
  • Rain Man
  • Waiting To Exhale
  • Coming To America
  • Drumline
  • Out of Time
  • The Italian Job
  • Oceans 12
  • Sideways
  • Tarzan (Disney animation)
  • Brother Bear

Endorsed by the Meinl and Zildjian instrument companies, Luis has designed his own signature series of instruments and drumsticks. His percussion clinic tours take him around the world teaching musicians the essentials and history of Afro-Cuban rhythm. Luis has recently just released his signature line of congas, timbales and shakers for the Meinl Company.