The Stay Amazing Show

Episode 16 - Rene Camacho - Bassist, Arranger, Educator

October 8, 2020

Rene Camacho is a prolific musician who has recorded and toured the world with many of the industry's most influential artists. Artists like Kevin Eubanks, Linda Ronstadt, Oscar Hernandez, Juan Gabriel, The Pointer Sisters, Ry Cooder, Poncho Sanchez, Draco Rosa, WAR, Carol Welsman, Michael Buble, Conganas, the Disney Channel and five years as bassist for The Queen Of Salsa, Celia Cruz. Recently he participated in the recording of Grammy nominated albums by Poncho Sanchez and Draco Rosa.

In this episode we talk about his career, the recent passing of Eddie Van Halen and Rocco Prestia (Tower of Power), his musical influences, what it's like to be a musician in 2020 and what adjustments you have to make moving from a small market to a larger market. Rene also shares what musicians and entrepreneurs need to know about networking, "the Hang", respect, being humble, and what living the freelancer lifestyle has taught him.

Rene is based in Los Angeles and curates and teaches clinics and master classes for Bass as well as comprehensive studies of Latin Music with emphasis on Latin Rhythms from North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.

Learn more about Rene and all his accomplishments on his website: https://renecamacho.com/

 

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