Jackie’s Groove

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About The Show: JACKIE’S GROOVE is all about Jackie Bertone’s world and the people who inspire him and those who he’s inspired.  He talks with the player’s, players about the Music Biz ‘s “REAL “as  only Jackie does.  Prepare to journey through the rhythm of the music business with Jackie Bertone! About The Host: Touring and Recording percussionist for the past 26 years specializing in the styles of R&B, Funk, Latin, Latin Jazz, Fusion, New Age, Country and all ethnic percussion. Here is a partial listing of the artist and/or groups that I have been associated with both recording and/or touring. Brian Wilson, Paulinho Da Costa (World Famous Percussionist), Joe Walsh (Eagles), Timothy B. Schmidt (Eagles), Christopher Cross, Jimmy Webb, The Beach Boys, Juan Carlos Quintero, Branscombe Richmond, Jim Messina, The Wilson’s, Bobby Caldwell, Third World, Christopher Cross, Big Mountain, Jeff Porcaro, Henry Kapono, Maynard Ferguson, Cecilio & Kapono, Justo Almario, Michael McDonald, David Benoit, George Duke, Brian Bromberg, Stanley Clarke, Philip Bailey (Earth, Wind and Fire), Dave Koz, Marc Russo, Tower of Power, Jimmy Buffet, Earth Wind & Fire, Richard Elliot, Kenny G., Ron Powell (Kenny G / Madonna), Hiroshima, Freddy Ravel, Peter Cetera (Chicago), Jimmy Fadden, Rippington’s, Giovanni Hidalgo, C&C Music Factory, Vinnie Colaiuta (Sting), Steven Stills, Lenny Castro (Fleetwood Mac), Sam Riney, Luis Conte (Phil Collins), Boney James, Amblin Entertainment (Stephen Speilberg), Seawind, Pauline Wilson, Paramount Studios (Pictures), Universal Studios (Pictures), Jingles Cable Projects, Anastacia, Jon Gibson, Santana percussion section, Network Television Projects, Willie Nelson, Lorrie Morgan, Colin Raye, Doug Supernaw, Junior Brown, Sawyer Brown, A&E, Sony Television, Disney Cable, NBC, MTV, VH1, BET, TNN (The Nashville Network), Yellow Jackets, David Sanborn, Gerald Albright, Maxi Priest, Walfredo Reyes Jr. (Santana), Entertainment Tonight, E! Television, Karl Perazzo (Santana), Raul Rekow (Santana), Wyland (Artist), Leroy Neiman (Artist), Kenny Rogers. Jackie plays and is endorsed by LP Music Group, Vater Percussion, Sabian Cymbals. Peace Through Music™……. Jackie Bertone

03/14/16 Jeff Gross, Producer, Percussionist, Sony Music Foley Mixer/Producer

Jeff Gross has build an impressive resume by writing music for Showtime's Homeland, Baywatch, MTV's Road Rules and Real World programs, FOX, CNN and has worked as a percussionist for many different artists including the likes of Gary Wright (of "Dreamweaver" fame) and MTV's on-air talent and musical director Jon Ernst (The X Show, Singled [...]

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03/07/16 Marcella Detriot, Singer and Clapton Co-Writer

Marcella Detroit is a vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter who has worked alongside artists like Bob Seger, Leon Russell and Eric Clapton, was a co-writer on Clapton’s “Lay Down Sally” and sang backups on it, as well as on “Promises” and “Wonderful Tonight”.

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02/29/16 STYX Drummer, Todd Sucherman

Todd Sucherman grew up in a musical family and quickly established himself as a first call musician in Chicago's recording scene. As an in demand player for live and session work, this led to his association with the band Styx. Todd was called in to record when Styx’s John Panozzo was ill. After John Panozzo’s [...]

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02/22/16 Beach Boys Drummer – Bobby Figueroa

Bobby Figueroa got his big break in April 1974 when he was asked to accompany the Beach Boys on their world tour. Backing up Dennis Wilson on drums, percussion, lead and background vocals he stayed on with the band for 15 consecutive years.

By | February 22nd, 2016|Jackie's Groove|0 Comments

02/15/16 Ricardo “Tiki” Pasillas – Percussion/Drums with Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony

Ricardo Pasillas is multi-talented. He is a drummer, multi-percussionist, and vocalist who has been performing professionally in the Los Angeles area, as well as internationally for the past 25 years. Concert band, jazz ensemble, marching band, jazz choir, symphonic band, and theater arts shaped Tiki’s early musical education. Tiki became quite the acclaimed musician, having [...]

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02/08/16 Guitarist, Composer, Producer – Terry Wollman

AN ACCOMPLISHED and versatile producer, composer, and musician, Terry has commanded such diverse projects touring, recording and performing as music director and/or guitarist for dozens of renowned artists including Billy Preston, The 5th Dimension, Wilson Phillips, Al Jarreau, Joan Baez, Joe Walsh, Keb’ Mo’, Gerald Albright and Eartha Kitt, to name just a few. Added [...]

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02/03/16 Fusion Guitar Guru – Al Di Meola

A bona fide guitar hero and perennial poll-winner, Al Di Meola has been recognized internationally over the past four decades as virtuoso of the highest order. A prolific composer and prodigious six-string talent, Di Meola has amassed over 20 albums as a leader while collaborating on a dozen or so others with the likes of [...]

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02/01/16 Guitarist, Singer, and Composer Jerome “Jerry” Lopez

Born to a musical family in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Jerry began playing various instruments and singing professionally at a very early age. By the time he was 14 years old he was a seasoned studio singer and touring musician with records playing all over the United States and abroad with over a dozen records [...]

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01/25/16 Gumbi Ortiz – Percussionist with Al Di Meola (Part 2)

Gumbi Ortiz is known around the world for his exciting conga performance and his knowledge of rhythm and percussion. For the last 24 years Gumbi has been an integral part of superstar guitarist Al Di Meola’s band, he’s also a teacher, a session player and leader of Florida based “The Latino Projekt”.

By | January 25th, 2016|Jackie's Groove|0 Comments

01/25/16 Gumbi Ortiz – Percussionist with Al Di Meola (Part 1)

Gumbi Ortiz is known around the world for his exciting conga performance and his knowledge of rhythm and percussion. For the last 24 years Gumbi has been an integral part of superstar guitarist Al Di Meola’s band, he’s also a teacher, a session player and leader of Florida based “The Latino Projekt”.

By | January 25th, 2016|Jackie's Groove|1 Comment