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~~Joe Cueto is a writer-producer / consultant for the advertising industry and has worked on over 300 national and regional advertising campaigns in creative and in music production. He also works in the record industry as a producer/arranger-musician. Joe produced and arranged Latin superstar Juan Gabriel's album "Boleros", released in 2012(Universal Music), on which he was also a featured violin soloist. It reached #8 on the Billboard charts. He worked in Hollywood as a musician-arranger from 1978 to 1984 and performed in the MGM Television hit series "Fame" in 1982. He studied violin in Los Angeles for four years with mentor and Hollywood legend William Kurasch, co-founder of the Sid Sharp String Section. More recently, Joe played solo electric violin for the rock band Sublime on their 2011 album release "Yours Truly", and also performed solo viola on recordings for Spain based Latin rock band Bunbury as well as for renowned indie alternative band Beach House on their hit album "Bloom".
Joe Cueto's symphonic compositions include the ballet "Las Aguilas Magicas" for orchestra, choir and children's choir, as well as musical compositions for T.V., film and documentaries. In January 2013, Joe served as an audio engineer for the Quincy Jones production of the album "Diversity" with artists Emily Bear and cellist Zuill Bailey. This album topped the Billboard Jazz charts. Joe is currently in production as a producer/writer for a soon to be aired faith-based weekly TV show and as a composer-arranger for a kid's syndicated TV show. He has co-produced and co-written a 98 minute audio book "The Patmos Prophecies", which features a symphonic score with actors, singers and narrator, to be released in 2014.
He studied music composition under Dr. Mary Jeanne van Appledorn and violin performance with Dr. James Barber for 4 1/2 years at Texas Tech University as well as violin performance at the University of Texas at El Paso with Abraham Chavez for one year. In the classical field, he has performed the Khachaturian Violin Concerto” and Lalo’s ” Symphonie Espagnole” with symphony orchestra as a violin soloist. He performed as an orchestral player in several symphony orchestras in the Los Angeles area and in the studio with varied film composers including the legendary David Newman.
Joe has been credited with arrangements on numerous gold and platinum recording projects for such luminaries as Juan Gabriel, Isabel Pantoja, Augustin Pantoja, Lucia Mendez, Angela Carrasco, Lorenzo Antonio, Little Joe y La Familia, and Sparx to name a few.
A Different Class of Recording Studio
Contents Joe's Demo
(Mobile Users please advance manually with the advance buttons or wait for the next clip to play sequentially)
All the following clips feature Joe Cueto Arrangements or compositions
and, in many cases, his instrumental performances.
1. "Disculpame"-Joe's violin solo on Juan Gabriel's "Boleros" Cd.
(Most songs on "Boleros" were arranged by Joe)
2. "Disculpame" with Juan Gabriel Vocals.
3. "Asi Fue"- Isabel Pantoja (Platinum record)
4. "Houston"- (1st Movement) Film score by Joe Cueto
5.. "Houston"- (2nd Movement) Film score by Joe Cueto
6.. "Houston"- (3rd Movement) Film score by Joe Cueto
7. Juan Gabriel's Homenaje (Tribute) to Luis Arcaraz
8. "La Mal Querida"- Angela Carrasco
9. Juan Gabriel's tribute to Mona Belle featuring Sham Genesta
10. "Como, Cuando y Porque?"-Lorenzo Antonio
11. "Pase Lo Que Pase" -Juan Gabriel "Boleros"