Fausto Cuevas is a native of Brownsville, Texas, where he began playing drums at the age of 11. He continued throughout grade and high school, making his way to Boston's Berklee College of Music, where he discovered his love for percussion and studied with Giovanni Hidalgo and Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez.
From Boston, Fausto traveled to Los Angeles where he and his family currently reside. In addition to performances at the Playboy Jazz Festival, 1st Annual Cabo San Lucas Jazz Festival and The Blue Note in New York City, he has worked, recorded and toured with artists & projects ranging from Latin to Legend.... including Julio Iglesias, Celia Cruz, Cheo Feliciano, Tito Nieves, Nestor Torres, Teena Marie, Nicholas Payton, Roy Hargrove, Broadway's Smokey Joe's Cafe, Al Jarreau, and Britney Spears on her 2004 Onyx Hotel World Tour. Fausto performed at the 2005 Sugarwater Festival with Queen Latifah and the hugely popular "High School Musical" tour.
Currently he is part of Stevie Wonder's band