About Pepe

Pepe Gonzalez is a performer, composer, and teacher. Pepe has performed largely within the Jazz and has performed and Afro-Caribbean idioms and has performed extensively with national and international musicians. He has had the pleasure of performing with Maria Rodriquez and her Latin Jazz Orchestra, Jeannie Bryson, Pepper Adams, Dorothy Donegan, Clifford Jordan, Horacio Icasto, Hilton Ruiz, slide Hampton, Dave Valentin, the Grubb Brothers, and many others. Pepe has played many festivals including the Caribbean, Spain, France, Greece, Italy, the Soviet Union, and Curacao.

Pepe recently recorded his first CD entitled Looking Back, where he shares with us his considerable composing and arranging chops. The CD includes nine original compositions, all written by Pepe and dedicated to is family, mentors and heroes.

View Pepe’s Résumé

AlbumArtistPublishing Company
Looking BackPepe GonzálezIFP Records
SlantedRon HollowayMilestones Records
Here No EvilVinny ValentinoPAR Records
Now and AgainVinny ValentinoDMP Records
FinallySharon ClarkeState of the Union Records
Secret MeetingKwelismithARC Records
Out of the ShadowsChris VadalaUSroots Records
CollageImani & First PrayerIFP Records
Between Here & ThereImaniIFP Records
Calling YouImaniIFP Records
Live at East Coast FestivalByron MorrisByMor Records
Unity Y2KByron MorrisByMor Records
Eastern SweetTaimoor SaeediTaiway Music
Montrose TowingAlex BrownAB Music
Spiritual RhythmsAaron WalkerWalker Records
Now and ThenBrad BradbiePOWHA Publishing Co
Earth TonesGreg TwombleyTwombley Music
Heavenly TonesGreg TwombleyTwombley Music
TelemacaDavid MaddoxGMIP Records
Leace RenewedDonal LeaceJBL Records
GraceGrace ChoirGrace World Records
A Jazz Shabbat ServiceJose BowenCMCD Records
Uncrowded NightJose BowenCMCD Records