O" by Cirque du Soleil
Born and raised in East Los Angeles, Kurt has been a part of the Latin and Brazilian scene in Los Angeles for years, performing Latin and Brazilian artists like Poncho Sanchez, Clare Fisher, Fred Ramirez, Montuno, Bien Suave, Susie Hansen and Bobby Redfield, L.A. Samba, Embra Samba, Feijoada Completa,Katia Moraes, Carlos Castro Neves, Moacir Santos and Kleber Jorge. After years of touring and performing with Sergio Mendes, Paul Anka, Quincy Jones, Kenny G.,David Foster, Tania Maria, Diane Schuur, Natalie Cole, Diana Ross, Marilyn McCoo he is currently the percussionist for "O" by Cirque du Soleil. Kurt has been traveling to Brazil to perform with Escola de Samba “Portela” in Rio and with “Vai-Vai” in Sao Paulo. Kurt Is also the Director of World Percussion at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. "I’ve had a long and successful career in music and could not have done this without the support of everyone at LP and the finest percussion instruments. in the world.”
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