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Rene Camacho

Rene comacho


Rene Camacho is an acoustic and electric bassist living in Los Angeles. Originally from Tucson, Arizona, Rene received a degree in Jazz Studies and Composition from The University Of Arizona. While Trombone was his first instrument he always had an affinity for the bass and in his college years the switch was made. Since moving to Los Angeles in 1996 Rene has had the opportunity to explore many musical ventures, both live and recording. When Rene first arrived to Los Angeles he began working with many Latin artists, most notably, a five-year stint with Celia Cruz and a brief time with Tito Puente. From there Rene began branching out to different genres such as Jazz, Soul, R&B, Country, as well as Rock. This has enabled him to record and tour with a wide variety of artists from different musical backgrounds, such artists as include Sergio Mendes, Ry Cooder, Oscar CastroNeves, Robben Ford, Angelique Kidjo, Linda Ronstadt, Draco Rosa, Raul Malo (The Mavericks), Rickie Lee Jones, Juan Gabriel, The Fifth Dimension, The Pointer Sisters, Canadian Pianist Carol Welsman, Arnold McCuller, Mongorama and Dean Brown. Rene continues to actively tour with Kevin Eubanks, Poncho Sanchez as well as with WAR and record with artists from all over the musical world.