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Claudio Del Pino
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Artist Biography

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  • Band/Affiliation: Sexual Democracia
  • Country: Chile

Claudio developed his skills at the Catholic Percussion University, where he studied for three years, with Carlos Vera. He also studied drums with teachers: Carlos Figueroa, Patricio Salazar, Tilo Gonzalez, Juan Coderch and Professor Gustavo Meli, from Argentina.

His career as a drummer begins when he create the national band "Doctor No", and recorded an album for EMI. He also joined the band for singer Alvaro Scaramelli,  recording the album "Secretos develados" and touring the country. During this time, he did work for live bands such as;  Viena, Aterrizaje Forzoso,and Valija Diplomatica.

Between 1990 and 2001, Claudio formed the national band “Sexual Democracia“ with whom he recorded seven albums. The band received two awards, plus two gold records and two platinum albums. They also participated in the international show "Viña del Mar" festival 1992, as well as various tours around the country and abroad, as well as several TV appearances and were one of the first Chilean groups shown on MTV.

In 2001, Claudio left the band and began working on TV and performing live for international artist as: Natalia Oreiro, Patricia Manterola, Thalia, Ana Torroja, Ricardo Montaner. He also toured with the artist DJ Mendez and was selected to accompany the International singer, Ricky Martin on the Chilean TV program, "Mucho Lucho" on Channel 13.

In 2005 he appeared on TV with singers: Rossana and Lena in "La Noche de Cecilia" TV Megavision.

Since 2001 he has served as a professor at the Escuela Audiomusica where he teaches over 35 students a week. 

During 2009 he released his first instructional DVD, which highlights the technical teaching free hand.

During 2010, Claudio participated in the final Drumometes of the Remo competition organized by Audiomusica. He also performed with artist Lucho Jara and Ricardo Montaner in "Gigantes con Vivi" on Chilean television.

Currently Claudio is part of the band for national artist, Daniel Guerrero (ex LA SOCIEDAD ). He is also an author, composer,and music producer of successful national artists such as Luis Jara, Gloria Simoneti, Maria Jose Quintanilla, and Zalo Reyes among others.

From 2000 to 2009 Claudio was an endorser of the prestigious Yamaha Drums.

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