Born in South America (Chile) begun playing bass at 22 years old. Now is considered by the most prestigious critics as an ambassador of the authentic South American bass culture and one of the world’s most innovative, respected, influential & virtuoso bassists, granting him as being a “Pioneer of the 8-String Bass” (since 1999) & “One of the absolute Masters on the Extended Range Basses field”.
Well known for not using any knobs or effect/volume pedals, relying only on his hands for all the sound variations. Created the Mic Ramp & The Revolutionary VST right hand technique. Has performed solo concerts and Master Classes in Germany, UK, USA, Italy, Poland, Spain, Canada, Costa Rica, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Chile & more, including Concert & Master Classes at the world’s most prestigious music schools as University of British Columbia, Berklee College of Music, Uniwerzytet Warminsko-Mazurski, and The New York Collective.
On 2011 was the 1st South American bassist to be featured at the Bass Player Live (US biggest), playing at the famous BPL All-Star Jam with the bassists for The Rolling Stones, Megadeth, Metallica, Chic Corea, Earth Wind & Fire. On 2013 was also the 1st South American bassist to be featured at The London Bass Guitar Show (Europe’s biggest) playing live & sharing the credits with the bassists for Stevie Wonder, Pink Floyd & New Order.
Due to his rewarding career along with Octavius his famous 8-String Bass, he has been Featured on CNN and has had extended newspaper coverage, being Published, Interviewed or Cover Featured in more than 100 editions of the world’s most prestigious bass magazines, such as Bass Player (US), Bass Guitar (UK), Bass Musician (US), Bass Professor (Germany), Bajos y Bajistas (Spain), For Bass Players Only (US), Bajista (Spain), Linha de Frente (Brazil), Basista (Poland), Bassiste (France), Guitarristas & Bajistas (Argentina) & more. On 2007 publishes Applied Rhythmic for Bass, 1st book of his bass trilogy, named “Library Consultation Material” by The Faculty of Percussion of UC (N°1 Chilean University). Technique & Harmony books are about to be released.
Has recorded more than 40 CD’s and has performed live with many of the greats: David Garfield (Toto, George Benson), Dave Ellefson (Megadeth), Lee Sklar (Phil Collins), Danny Gottlieb (Pat Metheny), Damien Schmitt (Jean Luc Ponty), Bob Sheppard (Chick Corea), Fareed Haque (Sting), Walfredo Reyes Jr. (Christina Aguilera, Santana), James Gadson (Quincy Jones), Jorge Pardo (Paco de Lucía), John Ferraro (Eddie Van Halen), Miucha Buarque (Bossa Diva) & many more. Four of his 8 Sponsors have signature products that carry his name (see Gear page) . The international demand for Concerts & Master Classes has increased from 2015 since he started the process of releasing one Solo Video Album a year. His Debut Solo Album’s name is Organic Bass 1, available since June 2015.