Drummer born in Huelva and living in Barcelona since 2008, graduated in the Bachelor Degree of Modern Music at the Taller de Músics in Teaching (Musical Pedagogy).
He studied with teachers such as Ramón Ángel Rey, David Gómez, José Mena, Quim Solé, Vicenç Solsona, Luis Alfonso Guerra, Santi Galán and Marc Ayza, among others. In addition, he received master classes from Guillermo McGill, Chano Domínguez, Adam Cruz, Tom Harrell, Bruce Barth, Pedro Barceló and Marko Djorjevic, among others.
Between 2014 and 2017, José Luis Garrido worked with The Excitements on international tours and participated in festivals such as the Montreal Jazz Festival, Festival d’été de Québec, Bluesfest London, Vi Jazz Vilafranca, Barcelona Jazz Festival, Paléo Festival Nyon (Switzerland), Shambhala (United Kingdom), Benicassim Blues Festival, Leganes Blues Festival, Nuits de Fourvière (Lyon), Relache Festival (Bourdeaux), Fusion Festival (Germany) etc. He has also accompanied bands and musicians such as Peret, Betty Harris, Original Jazz Orquestra Taller de Músics, Los Banis, Barcelona Guitar Orchestra, Rumbamazigha, Lady Gipsy, GG, Sloppy Beats or Gessami Boada.
Currently, José Luis Garrido works with the electronic and improvisation band PIVOT, he is part of the Andreu Martínez Band, Evohé, Izä and Rocío Faks, and is a composer and producer in Spontiaks and E-Sweat. In the field of teaching, he has been working as a drum teacher at Artmusic since 2010 and is currently also working at the Taller de Músics de Barcelona.
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