Luis Campos with Antonio Sánchez, DrumChannel Studios, 2012
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Luis Campos was born in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico and started playing drums at the age of sixteen. He performed with several bands for a few years in Culiacan. In 2000 He moved to Mexico City to study at Fermata school of music.
Campos kept pursuing a career as a rock and jazz drummer after moving to Los Angeles. He worked several mediocre jobs before he was hired to be the musical director of the band of Puerto Rican pop-star Noelia in 2006. That same year he joined a rock punk band and toured the United States. In 2009 he signed a record deal with company MIP Music Group to produce an Instructional drum DVD, "Not Just Drumming", and a CD Album "Time For Sound" at the Drumchannel Studios. DW Drums founder Don Lombardi directed the DVD, which includes a live performance of Campos' Jazz Trio, featuring Ric Fierabracci on Bass and Jeff Miley on guitar; a 15-minute interview with his trio by Don Lombardi and 3 rock tracks. In 2010 he signed to worldwide cymbal company PAISTE, drum company Ddrums, Pro Racket Drum Cases, Eccentric Systems, KOPF Acoustic Cajones, and a second deal with MIP Music Group. He was invited to perform at the Laguna Drum Fest in 2010, one of the main drum festivals in Mexico.[needs update] In 2012 Luis Campos was invited to perform a drum duo with worldwide Jazz Star Antonio Sanchez (Pat Metheny) at DrumChannel studios. The performance was followed by an Interview with drummer Curt Bisquera (Elton John, Mick Jagger).
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- "Protection Racket".
- "Eccentric Systems".
- "KOPF Percussion".