Humberto Gatica

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Humberto Gatica
Origin Rancagua, Chile
Genres Pop, rock, Latin, R&B, jazz
Occupation(s) Music producer, music mixer
Years active 1973 – present
Associated acts David Foster

Humberto Gatica is a Chilean-born American record producer, music mixer, audio engineer and a long-time collaborator with producer David Foster.


Humberto Gatica was born and educated in Chile.

A partial list of artists Gatica had worked with includes Selena, Il Volo, Celine Dion, Think Out Loud, Richard Marx, Al Jarreau, Andrea Bocelli, Barbra Streisand, Bonnie Tyler, Chaka Khan, Cher, Chicago, Destiny's Child, Eric Benet, Pino Daniele, Madonna, Elton John, Josh Groban, Kansas, Kenny G, Kenny Loggins, Sheena Easton, Kenny Rogers, LeAnn Rimes, Lionel Richie, Mariah Carey, Michael Bublé, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Michael McDonald, 'N Sync, Metallica, Monica, Paul Anka, Roxette, R. Kelly, Jackie Evancho, Tina Turner, Whitney Houston, Eros Ramazzotti, Ebrahim Hamedi(EBI), Paulinho da Costa and Johnny Mathis.

In the Latin field Gatica had worked with artists including Gloria Trevi, Thalía, Shakira, Alejandro Sanz, Café Quijano, Olga Tañón, Luis Miguel, La Ley, Gloria Estefan, Marc Anthony, Ricky Martin, Myriam Hernández and Alejandro Lerner.

Since November 2014 Humberto Gatica is heading the audio engineering and production department at Isina,[1][2] the wolrwide talent search and development mentorship program.

Personal life[edit]

Gatica is married to Beverly Gatica.[3]

Grammy awards[edit]

  • Michael BubléCall Me Irresponsible (engineer, producer) Category: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album (2007) – 50th Annual Grammy Awards
  • La Ley – La Ley (engineer, producer) Category: Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album (2000) – 43rd Annual Grammy Awards
  • Celine Dion – "My Heart Will Go On" (engineer/mixer) Category: General Record of The Year (1998) – 41st Annual Grammy Awards
  • Celine DionFalling Into You (co-producer) Category: General Album of The Year (1996) – 39th Annual Grammy Awards
  • Michael JacksonBad (engineer) Category: Best Engineered Recording – Non-Classical (1987) – 30th Annual Grammy Awards
  • Chicago17 (engineer) Category: Best Engineered Recording – Non-Classical (1984) – 27th Annual Grammy Awards


  1. ^ [1] Department of Audio Engineering/Production of ISINA
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  3. ^ "ASCAP New Member Profile: Leah Turner". ASCAP. 12 September 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2013.