Luis Conte

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Birthday
16, 1954
Birthplace
Cuba
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
Cuba

About

Notable for his touring work with Madonna, Phil Collins, and James Taylor, this percussionist is also famous as a member of the Latin group Caldera and as a recording artist with I Mother Earth. His recordings as a bandleader include La Cocina Caliente (1987) and Black Forest (1989).

Before Fame

During his childhood years, Conte learned to play the guitar and later trained as a percussionist.

Trivia

He contributed to the rock band Mana's 1999 MTV Unplugged album.

Family Life

He spent the first thirteen years of his life in Cuba and the remainder of his youth in Los Angeles, California.

Associated With

He collaborated with Mexican guitarist Sergio Vallin on the 2009 album Bendito Entre Las Mujeres.