California music accessories brand Gruv Gear is proud to feature Drummer Julio Figueroa. Julio is part of a family of prominent world-class musicians that heartily endorse Gruv Gear products.
Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Internationally renowned Grammy and Latin Grammy Award Winner as a supporting Musician Giulio Figueroa Petrillo begun playing music at the age of ten. Julio's multicultural background allows him to adapt to any Percussive situation, and makes him a much sought after Drummer, Percussionist, Producer and Musical Director in the United States. Versatility is one of his strongest assets.
In 1993 he moved to Los Angeles and since then he has become part of the everyday contemporary life in the US. His Music is heard on television, radio, movie soundtracks and jingles such as; Coca Cola, Sony, Clamato, Hughes Satellite, Medicare, Fox Sports, Remax, tequila Cuervo, One Touch, Johnson and Johnson, etc.
As one of the world top Drummers and Percussionists in business, Julio has performed critical roles both live and in the studio with some of today's most popular artists including; Cirque du Soleil, BB King, Michael Jackson, Jose Feliciano, Donna Summer, Jennifer Lopez, Andrea Bocelli, Baby Face, Patti LaBelle, Katharine McPhee, Johnny Mathis, David Foster, Kenny O'Brien, The Castaways, Enrique Iglesias, Cristian Castro, Gloria Trevi, RBD, Pee Wee, La 5ta Estacion, Thalia, Joan Sebastian, Juan Gabriel, Celia Cruz, Alejandro Sans, Carl Verheyen, Paul Baloche, David Pack, Michael W Smith, Ken Reynolds, Salvador, Tommy Walker, Rick Muchow, Kirk Whalum, Morris Chapman, Melvin Davis, Abraham Laboriel, Tom Brooks, Jon Montalban, Rique Pantoja, Alex Acuna, Justo Almario, Joao Alexandre, Baby do Brasil, Paulina Aguirre, Jessy J etc.
As a teacher he shares his considerable knowledge and skills by conducting workshops, seminars and classes throughout the world.
Along with his many album credits, he has a new album "Two Brothers" available through www.cdbaby.com featuring: Thiago Pinheiro, Thiago Alves, Cliff Hugo, Michael Angel, Dave Thomasson and Hussain Jiffry.
About Gruv Gear:
Gruv Gear exists to bring innovative and well-thought out products to creative professionals and beyond, including career musicians, DJs, photographers, filmmakers, mobile producers and more. The company is on- track not only to become a premium lifestyle accessories brand in the Music/DJ and Photo Industries, which is a small fraction of its potential market, but also expand to a broader range of industries that will increase its global footprint exponentially. To date, Gruv Gear products are sold in 5 continents and shipped directly to adoring fans worldwide.