Who is Luis Aquino? You may have heard his sound without knowing it


Amount of records he's been part of

Amount of acts he's played live for

Amount of trumpet players he's influenced

Incalculable


Ahh, Technology…

Here are two somewhat complicated matters that I'm very interested in knowing your opinions about. 1)  With all the improvements in technology, where almost anyone with little or no talent can sound like a million bucks after a lot of editing, I still think that...

Things I sometimes think about:

Would this be a better world without politicians or without lobbyists that seduce politicians? Would this be a better world without drugs or without the cowardly need to NOT see things the way they are and escape from them? Would this be a better world without tuners...

Back from Syria and the Arab Emirates

I’m back from Syria and the Arab Emirates (specifically, Abu-Dhabi).  I wrote about this trip before in Spanish (on Facebook), but wanted to do so in English as well.  It happens that I’m not really sure how many people read my comments in English, but I never want to...

Why I don’t record in Demos

Maybe this will sound weird to some of you, because after all, Demos are an essential part of the Music Industry. My viewpoint regarding this matter is that, when you get called to record in a Demo, you don’t play less well because it is a Demo.  You play as usual. ...

“Off on one” no matter what?

Many American musicians and Latino players that have studied in the United States cut off every Whole note on the down beat of the next bar ("Off on one"). While this gets the job done as far as making the horn section sound tight, there are instances in which "off on...