Carlitos Del Puerto

"I have finally found a case that gives me complete confidence in the protection of my instrument, and It does not hurt either that it has A VIBE AND A GREAT STYLE."

Carlitos Del Puerto is already one of the most recognized acoustic bass players to emerge in the last decade. Even at the young age of 30, it's no surprise that Carlitos Is able to play with such virtuosity and maturity, as he is the son of world famous Cuban bass player, Carlos Del Puerto, one of the founders and original member of the group Irakere, as well as distinguished professor and author of the book, True Cuban Bass, used in several prestigious conservatories such as Berklee College of Music.

Carlitos began his musical studies at the highly regarded Alejandro Garcia Caturla Conservatory where he earned his degree in Cello Performance. Later, he attended the world famous National School of Music & Arts in Cuba where he acquired the prominent title of Professor of Contrabass and Ensemble Performance. Most recently, Carlitos Del Puerto has added many recordings and live projects to his credit and has expanded into the areas of film music recording, television shows, music videos, such as Michael Jackson's You Rock My World, and international commercials, most recently for Bose Systems with Herbie Hancock. Also, he completed the soundtrack for the HBO movie Havana Nocturne with Arturo Sandoval, performing with trumpet legend Doug Severinsen as special guests of Colorado, Arizona, Milwaukee, Ottawa Symphony Orchestras and was the recipient of a Grammy nomination for his performance on the Best Latin Tropical Album, Caravana Cubana.

Carlitos Del Puerto is a disciplined and diverse player who contributes a fresh approach and natural genius to any musical genre.


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