BIO

He was born on June 12 in Caracas, Venezuela. From an early age he was surrounded by music, his grandfather "El Negro José Quintero" Venezuelan bassist who started this family of 8 children, including musicians Frank Quintero, Leo Quintero and Maricruz Quintero great references for German since his  early days as a musician.

 

STUDIES

At 8 years old He started to study music at The Orchestra Symphony. At the same time, studies Latin percussion with a percussion Group “Grupo Madera” in San Agustin del Sur in Caracas Venezuela. During his childhood He was part of different groups running martial drummer, congas, timbales and tenor sax. Later He continued classes in music theory musical conservatory ¨Jose Angel Lamas¨.

Interested to learn and developing as a musician, He started private lessons with Frank Quintero, musician drummer and composer graduated from Berklee College of Music. Then He studied at Taller de Jazz Caracas Caracas with Diego Maldonado (internationally excellent drummer, Mérida-Venezuela).

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Drummer /recording session s with

Frank Quintero

Elisa Rego Band 

Write Sounds

Story telling Zapato 3, Desorden Publico, Pablo Dagnino.

Divine

Guillermo Davila

Melina Pra

Junior’s Band 

Judy Buendia 

Medeiros Music 

Two thousand Funk 

Membrana Live

RECORDING VETA 21 STEREO BATA.

D- RUMBA 

Kreils Garcia, drummer and percussion group.

Bacalao Men, Drummer and percussion (in the process of recording new album). 

DISC RECORDINGS

Cancion Jardin By Luke Grande 2018

Kreils Garcia 2018

Membrana Live 2017

German Quintero "Dance with me" 2017

Bacalao Men 2015-2017

Frank Quintero 2015

Orquesta D-Rumba  2007-2012

Faldas Largas/Crímenes Perfectos (Tributo Andrés Calamaro). 2010

Carlos “Baba” González. 2009

Ors Alfonsi. 2008

 Faldas Largas (Dame más). 2008

“Nene” Vásquez (proyecto catastrófico). 2008

Cincopa (disco de navidad). 2007

Influences

Frank Quintero, Leo Quintero, Kreils Garcia, Hugo Fuget, Eddie Cisneros, Javier Vasquez, Nene Quintero, Roberto Cosh, Enrique Perez, Kaky Ramos, Mariana Serrano, Ors Alfonsi, Maricruz Quintero, members of the bands where he has been part, his friend Jorge Cabrera, Carlos Angola, Antonio Sosa, Juan Carlos Yepez, Pablo Estacio, Rigel Mitchelena, The Professors Oscar Fanega, Vincenzetti Luca, Francisco Vielma among others. A number of artists such as Vinnie Colaiuta, Sting, U2, Tony Roster Jr. Miles D.