Julio Figueroa

Grammy and Latin Grammy award winner percussionist

julio figueroa

Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Internationally renowned Grammy and Latin Grammy Award Winner as a supporting Musician Julio Figueroa, begun playing music at the age of ten.
Julio graduated with honors from the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, and his multicultural background allows him to adapt to any Percussive situation.
In 1993 he moved to Los Angeles, California, and since then he has become part of the everyday contemporary life in the US.
Julio has more than twenty-five years teaching experience and has taught music at Simpson College, Fullerton College, and the LA Phil "YOLA" (Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles) music program.
Versatility is one of his strongest assets, and he has performed live with an incredible list of International artists such as Gustavo Dudamel, The Los Angeles Philharmonic, Cirque Du Soleil, David Foster, Donna Summer, Jennifer Lopez, Andrea Bocelli, Baby Face, Esperanza Spalding, Lee Oskar, Jessy J, Paul Jackson Jr., Terry Ilous, David Bisbal, Tito Puente, Enrique Iglesias, Gloria Trevi, Diego Boneta, Pee Wee, RBD, Cristian Castro, La 5ta Estación, Thalia, Joan Sebastian, Juan Gabriel, Marco Antonio Solis, Celia Cruz, Alejandro Sans, Chayanne, Emmanuel, David Pack, Los Enanitos Verdes, Xuxa, Selena (A Musical Celebration of Life), Paul Baloche, Ron Kenoly, Michael W Smith, Salvador, Tommy Walker, Bill Gaither, and Kirk Whalum amongst many other great artists.
He is also a recording session artist, and has played in hundreds of recordings including sessions for BB King, Michael Jackson, Shania Twain, Jose Feliciano, Patti LaBelle, The Gypsy Kings, Charles Billingsley, Morris Chapman, Dolphin City, Juan Gabriel, Joan Sebastian, The Gypsy Kings, Nydia Rojas, Cristian Castro, Luz Rios, Ana Barbara, Greg Vail, Rick Muchow, João Alexandre, RBD, Diego Boneta, Pee Wee, Gloria Trevi, Daniela Romo, Aline Barros, Baby do Brasil, Arco Iris and many others.

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