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Levi Soto is a very comited musician whos trajectory can be traced as far as 1988 with his colaboration in his first recording as a demo for the band Efil at Pelican Studios in Puerto Rico. Since his first drum lesson at age 12 he is been banging on drums on and off for the last 23 years. At first he joined a church group after the commendation from his Grandmother. At very young age and influenced by the radio music of the 80s pop rock and hard rock he developed a love for hard rock, rock n roll and metal music, genres that has influence his carrier in a major way since then. Some time later he was invited to a friend's band rehearsal giving him a chance to be the band roadie. Always learning new things and practicing drums regularly hoping to form part of a rock band some day, was later promoted to the band drummer, this dream turned into a reality launching a musical career that has continued since then. He sought knowledge in various music schools and music camps. Among them the Puertorrican Music Conservatory in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico and a one on one session with the well known national Pro drummer Pepe Jimenez (whos career can be research with the most popular artists of the era in P.R. and currently can be found performing in Las Vegas with some of the most popular show as is Mama Mia and Criss Angel, Santana among many others) as well as re-noun Master Pro drummer Tony Cintron, originally from New Jersey who's career can be traced back to major artists with the caliber among others of Spiro Gyra and Roberta Flack. Levi is experienced in most western musical styles, ranging from Fusion Jazz, Bebop, Blues, Salsa, Latin Jazz, Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Southern Rock, Reggae, Afro cuban, Samba, Bossa Nova, Plena, Bomba, Ska, Funk, Punk among others. His recording trajectory and development can be traced back throughout his collaboration in various compilation albums found now on the internet as "Puro Eskañol Vol.2 Rice and Beans" and as part of the band Los Naborias from Puerto Rico with Estoy de Lao and 100% Coqui Rock, performing on the song "Punto Final". Also with Primal trio, and Orlando based Fusion Jazz group performing Various themes and Atto Castro music project-various themes. The reliability, talent, responsibility and dedication are characteristics prevalent and verifiable in this talented musician accentuated by a vast knowledge of his instrument is sure to impress many and delight others.
- Screen name:
- Levi Soto
- Member since:
- Nov 15 2007
- Active over 1 month ago
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 6-7 nights a week
Max Roach, Papa Joe Jones, Bud Powell, Roy Haynes, Dave Weckl, Bill Brufford, Alan White, Dennis Chambers, Neil Peart, Dexter Beauford, Horacio Hernandez, Steve Gadd, Marco Mineman, Ignacio Berroa, Jose Luis Quintana, Giovanny Hidalgo, Tomas Lang, Steve Smith, Tommy Igoe, Tony Cintron, Pepe Gimenez.
7 pc Sparkle Green PDP X7 by Dw with PDP racks, DW8000 double bass drum pedal, 6 pc Yamaha stage custom,Yamaha double bass pedal,12x3" Tama hammered picolo, 13x3" Pearl picolo snare, Yamaha pop corn snare 12x 5, 14x6&1\2" Pearl free floating stainless steel Snare, Sabian, Paiste, Meinl and Zildgian Cymbals, Shure bass drum & overhead mic, 12 chanel console, Timbal set Tito Puente series, Lp Bongos, Lp Galaxy Giovanni Hidalgo's model congas, Lp Matador 35th aniversary congas with stand, Various Lp Cowbells, Lp super Guiro and some more.
All Pro gear.
Levi's Vocal demo
Levi's Vocal demo Year: 2011 Album: The Mob Demo Genre: Other
Levi Soto on Drums and Lead Vocals.
Levi voice demo December 63 by Opus 5
Levi voice demo December 63 by Opus 5 Year: 2013
Sometimes I Wonder
Sometimes I Wonder Year: 2008 Album: Primal Trio Genre: Jazz
Composer: Robert Castro Guitar: Robert Atto Castro Bass Guitar: Robert Castro Drums: Levi Soto
So What (edit edition)
So What (edit edition) Track number: 1 Year: 2010 Album: Primal Trio Demo Genre: Jazz
Los Naborias - Punto final edited version
Los Naborias - Punto final edited version Year: 1997
Levi Soto- Drums Raul Fernandez - Composer
Available for Touring, Studio, Live, fill in, clubs, rehersals, etc.
also see in:www.myspace.com/levileesoto