I have been studio and touring percussionist for the past 30+ years specializing in the styles of R&B, Funk, Latin, Latin Jazz, Fusion, New Age, Country and all ethnic percussion. Please find below a partial listing of the artist and/or groups that I have been associated with both recording and/or touring. Brian Wilson, Paulinho Da Costa (World Famous Percussionist), Wilson Phillips, David Pack, Joe Walsh (James Gang, Eagles), Timothy B. Schmidt (Eagles), Christopher Cross, Darryl Fitzgerald Walker, Gerald Albright, Michael Paulo, Jimmy Webb, The Beach Boys, Juan Carlos Quintero, Branscombe Richmond, Jim Messina, The Wilson's, Bobby Caldwell, Shaggy, Third World, Matthew Shell, Kathy Sanborn, Stevie B, Christopher Cross, Big Mountain, Jeff Porcaro, Henry Kapono, Maynard Ferguson, Cecilio & Kapono, Justo Almario, Michael McDonald, David Benoit, George Duke, Brian Bromberg, Lynne Fiddmont, Shiela E., Rebecca Jade, Kiki Ebsen, John Paris (Earth, Wind and Fire) Stanley Clarke, Philip Bailey (Earth, Wind and Fire), Dave Koz, Marc Russo, Tower of Power, Jimmy Buffet, Earth Wind & Fire, Richard Elliot, Kenny G., J.R. Robinson, Bunny Burnel , Virgil Donati, Vinnie Colaiuta , Todd Sucherman (Styx), Ron Powell (Kenny G / Diana Ross, Madonna), Hiroshima, Freddy Ravel, Peter Cetera (Chicago), Jimmy Fadden, Rippington's, Giovanni Hidalgo, C&C Music Factory, Vinnie Colaiuta (Sting), Steven Stills, Lenny Castro (Fleetwood Mac), Sam Riney, Luis Conte (Phil Collins), Boney James, Amblin Entertainment (Stephen Speilberg), Seawind, Pauline Wilson, Darryl Williams, Paramount Studios (Pictures), Universal Studios (Pictures), Jingles Cable Projects, Anastacia, Jon Gibson, Santana percussion section, Network Television Projects, Willie Nelson, Lorrie Morgan, Colin Raye, Doug Supernaw, Junior Brown, Sawyer Brown, A&E, Sony Television, Disney Cable, NBC, MTV, VH1, BET, TNN (The Nashville Network), Yellow Jackets, David Sanborn, Gerald Albright, Maxi Priest, Walfredo Reyes Jr. (Santana), Entertainment Tonight, E! Television, Karl Perazzo (Santana), Raul Rekow (Santana), Wyland (Artist), Leroy Neiman (Artist), Kenny Rogers.
I am also a worldwide radio talkshow host with my own informative show entitled, Jackie’s Groove® heard all around the world taking you the listener behind the velvet rope! Please visit my website at www.jackiesgroove.com
I exclusively play and am endorsed by LP Music Group, Vater Percussion, Sabian Cymbals.
Peace Through Music™....... Jackie Berto
Demonstrating how overdubbing on a record is accomplished. Enjoy!
Voice over read for the worlds largest billiard corporation, Kamui Brand® in Japan.
In concert with Henry Kapono Newport Jazz Series at Fashion Island, Newport Beach, CA with myself on percussion, Walfredo Reyes Jr. on drums, Juan Carlos Quintero on guitar, Bill Contos on keys and Alex Drizos on bass circa 1995.
Me on percussion (left side of screen) with legendary Best selling female group, Wilson Phillips!
Interview conducted by Berklee alumni Nick Ivory
Jackie’s Groove® promo