Al Velasquez Jr

Drums & Percussion

Performed with:

PBS BENISE: The SPANISH GUITAR, DANCING WITH THE STARS, National Tours & various CD’s. Other acts: Sugarloaf, Big Bad Voo Doo Daddy, Michael McDonald, Perla Batalla, Kimberly Locke, Bob Hurd, Los Poncho’s, The Mills Brothers, Luis Villegas, Incendio. GUITARISTS I’ve performed or recorded with: Albert Lee, Tony Ybarra, Steve Trovato, Guillermo Rios, Benise. Luis Villegas, Rafael Aragon, Roger Espinosa, Jon Francis, Marco Tulio, Gilberto Gonzalez, Yussi Wenger, Larry Wilkens, Ben Woods & many others.


Taught College music scholarship winners to Berklee College of Music, University of Miami, Cal State Northridge, Musicians Institute also High school So. Cal All Star Jazz drummers (NAMM Performances) & Colburn School of Arts (Monday, Sunday & Adult) Jazz bands.

Drum Instructors:

Gregg Bissonette, Marc Craney, David Garibaldi, Steve Houghton, Walfredo Reyes Jr, Danny Reyes, Efrain Toro


Sabian cymbals, LP percussion, REMO, Pro-Mark sticks, TCM cajon mic, KickPort