ANDERSON QUINTERO

Drummer, Percussionist

Anderson Quintero is a Miami based drummer and percussionist who began his musical career at the age of seven, when he joined Salserin, the only children salsa orchestra in the world.

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Throughout his journey in Salserin, the young Quintero demonstrated the talent inherited from his father and the rest of his paternal family, who have been recognized as the greatest percussionists in Venezuela. Anderson’s experience working with Salserin led him to visit about 20 countries, and record 5 musical productions. His talent as a drummer eventually translated to Anderson joining several rock bands in Caracas, Venezuela. During 2004 and 2005, Quintero was part of the band that accompanied Venezuelan singer/songwriter/Grammy Award-Winner Franco de Vita on his tour “Mil y una Historias”, visiting more than 10 countries and 2 Grammy nominations in 2006, that same year, Quintero moved to New York City.

Since then, he has performed with Ricky Martin, Emmanuel, Coast City, Miami Symphony, Yuri, Leslie Grace, ChYno Miranda, Yandel, Jerry Rivera, Obie Bermudez, Louie Vega, Don Omar, Servando Y Florentino, Chino Y Nacho, Luisito Quintero Percussion Madness, Paloma San Basilio, Huascar Barradas , Aditus, Vanessa May, Kevin Jones, Tenth worlds, Sheila Charles (Ray Charles daughter), Emilly King, Guaynaa, JLo, Lele Pons, Taxi Amarillo, and Willie Colon.

Anderson worked on a musical about the life of the “Guarachera de América” with Celia Cruz, in an Off-Broadway show. In 2011, Anderson also won a Grammy for Chino y Nacho’s album “mi nina bonita” and was nominated in 2017 and 2018 with Luisito Quintero “3rd Element” and Raul Agraz “Between Brothers.”

Anderson is currently based in Miami, where he continues playing and recording for artist from different genres of music such as : Lucy KhanyanHarout Pamboukjian, Danny Rey, Siroto, Leslie Grace & Maluma (Aire), Dances of Peru, Do you speak Djembe ( playing in the Ted Talk conference), and Nestor Torres among many others.

He recently played with the Mexican superstar Yuri on the recording of her new DVD named “En Primera Fila” and in 2016 he joined the rock band Philm recording the album “Seventh Sun.” Due to his versatility, he was chosen to be in the cover of the prestigious “Drum Club Magazine “ and he is currently working with Sabian Cymbals as one of the faces representing the new AAX line.

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"Tienes que escuchar el incredible calidad de sE microfonos - soy super felico con todos los micros!"

— Anderson Quintero