Abraham Laboriel

Abraham Lopez Laboriel

Also known as A. Laboriel, Abe Laboreal, Abe Laborial, Abe Laboriel, Abe Laboriel Sr., Abe Laborielle, Ablaham Laboriel, Abo Laboriel, Abraham (Abe) Laboriel, Abraham La Boriel, Abraham Laboreal, Abraham Laborial, Abraham Laboriel Jr., Abraham Laboriel Senior, Abraham Laboriel Sr, Abraham Laboriel Sr., Abraham Laboriel, Sr., Abraham Laboriele, Abraham Laboriell, Abraham Leboriel, Laboriel
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Discography of Abraham Laboriel:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Dear Friends 10 Audio 1993
2 Guidum 13 Audio 1994 101 South Records
3 Guidum 13 Audio 1995 Integrity Music
4 Live At The Baked Potato 2000 12 Audio 2001 LMNOP Music
5 Queridos Amigos (Dear Friends) 11 Audio Producciones Fonograficas, S.A. De C.V.
6 Laboriel Mathieson 9 Audio 2001 LMNOP Music
7 Another Night At The Baked Potato 2005 10 Audio 2005 LMNOP Music

Bassist, born July 17, 1947 in Mexico City. Founder of the band [a=Koinonia].

Received his earliest musical training from his father, a guitarist and composer. His first recording was at age 10 as part of a "rock and roll" group called [a=Los Traviesos]. After performing in Mexico through his teen years as both a musician and an actor, he moved to Boston where he earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Composition from the Berklee School of Music in 1972. During that time he recorded with faculty member, vibraphonist [a=Gary Burton]. He traveled with [a=Johnny Mathis], [a=Michel Legrand], and [a=Henry Mancini] and moved to Los Angeles in 1976 to begin a very diverse and fruitful studio recording career.

He has performed and recorded with many jazz artists including [a=George Benson], [a=Larry Carlton], [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Crusaders%2C+The]The Crusaders[/url], [a=Ella Fitzgerald], [a=Dave Grusin], [a=Herbie Hancock], [a=Freddie Hubbard], [a=Al Jarreau], [a=John Klemmer], [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Manhattan+Transfer%2C+The]Manhattan Transfer[/url], [a=Joe Pass], [a=Joe Sample], [a=Lalo Shifrin], [a=Diane Schuur], [a8284], and [a=Joe Zawinul]. He recorded with [a=Lee Ritenour], [a=Ernie Watts], and [a=Alex Acuña] in a band called [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Friendship+(3)]Friendship[/url] and has continued to record and travel with [url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/Lee+Ritenour]Lee[/url] and [a=Dave Grusin] for [l=GRP Records]. He also has been much in demand for work with artists like [a=Lionel Richie], [a=Quincy Jones], [a=Jeffrey Osborne], [a=Chaka Khan], [a=Robbie Robertson], [a=Kenny Rogers], [a=Kenny Loggins], [a=Ruben Blades] and countless others. He was in fact voted by his peers in the LA Chapter of NARAS as the "Most Valuable Player" in the Bass chair for the three years in a row, joining [a=Ray Brown] and [a=Chuck Domanico] in that honor.

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