Luis "Perico" Ortiz

Profile:
Luis "Perico" Ortiz (born December 26, 1949 in Santurce, Puerto Rico) is a trumpeter as well as a composer, arranger and producer. He is also the founder of Sunrise Productions, Perico Records, Dialen Inc. Promotions, Dialen Publications and the Dialen Recording Studios.

His professional career began in New York in 1970 where he worked as trumpeter, arranger, composer and producer for artists such as Tito Puente, Machito, Mongo Santamaría, Tito Rodriguez, Fania All Stars, Johnny Pacheco and José Mangual, among others. He also accompanied Ann-Margret, Dionne Warwick, Diahann Carroll, Trini Lopez, Engelbert Humperdinck, Sammy Davis, Jr., Tony Bennett and The Supremes.

In the last few years Ortiz returned to his native city where has collaborated with various artists like Domingo Quiñones, Papo Lucca and Bobby Valentin. He continues to produce music and soundtracks. He is also a professor at the Music Conservatory of Puerto Rico where he teaches Jazz Performance and Caribbean Music.
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Albums

LPV 1819, VLP 1819 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Super Salsa album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Super Salsa (Album) New Generation Records (2) LPV 1819, VLP 1819 Panama 1978 Sell This Version
T439 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - My Own Image album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz My Own Image (Album) Turnstyle Records (3) T439 US 1978 Sell This Version
LP 725 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - One Of A Kind album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz One Of A Kind (Album) New Generation Records (2), New Generation Records (2) LP 725 Panama 1979 Sell This Version
OBS-E 25303 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - El Astro album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz El Astro (Album) New Generation Records (2), New Generation Records (2) OBS-E 25303 Colombia 1981 Sell This Version
320, PR 320 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Sabroso! album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Vocals: Roberto Lugo Luis "Perico" Ortiz Vocals: Roberto Lugo - Sabroso! (Album) Perico Records, Perico Records 320, PR 320 US 1982 Sell This Version
330, PR 330 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Sabor Tropical album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Cantante: Roberto Lugo Luis "Perico" Ortiz Cantante: Roberto Lugo - Sabor Tropical (Album) Perico Records, Perico Records 330, PR 330 US 1983 Sell This Version
LP(11)2242 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - El Isleño album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz El Isleño (Album) Perico Records, Perico Records LP(11)2242 Colombia 1984 Sell This Version
112299 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - La Vida en Broma album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz La Vida en Broma (Album) Perico Records, Perico Records 112299 Colombia 1985 Sell This Version
115947 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - In Tradition album art Perico* In Tradition (Album) Perico Records, Perico Records 115947 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
PR 370 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Breaking the Rules album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Breaking the Rules (Album) Perico Records PR 370 Puerto Rico 1987 Sell This Version
CS527CD Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Entre Amigos album art Entre Amigos, Luis "Perico" Ortiz, Ruben Blades, Conjunto Quisqueya, Roberto Lugo, Rafael Ithier Entre Amigos, Luis "Perico" Ortiz, Ruben Blades, Conjunto Quisqueya, Roberto Lugo, Rafael Ithier - Entre Amigos(CD, RE) Ritmo Records CS527CD US 1992 Sell This Version
DPI 410 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - The Man, TheTrumpet And His Music...Are Back! album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz The Man, TheTrumpet And His Music...Are Back! (Album) Ritmo Records DPI 410 US 1992 Sell This Version
660.58.103 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Café Con Leche Y Dos De Azucar  album art Luis Perico Ortiz* Café Con Leche Y Dos De Azucar (CD, Album) Bellaphon, RMM Records 660.58.103 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
LPOCD 1982 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Exitos Vol. 2 album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz , Cantan Domingo Quiñones, Roberto Lugo, Billy Carrión Luis "Perico" Ortiz , Cantan Domingo Quiñones, Roberto Lugo, Billy Carrión - Exitos Vol. 2(CD, Album) Suave Instrumental LPOCD 1982 Puerto Rico 1998 Sell This Version
none Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Jamming album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Jamming(CD, Album) AJ Records, Inc. none US 2000 Sell This Version
S-6388 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Luis "Perico" Ortiz Y Sus Amigos album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Luis "Perico" Ortiz Y Sus Amigos(CD, Album) San Jorge Children's Foundation S-6388 Puerto Rico 2013 Sell This Version
252054 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - One Of A Kind  album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz One Of A Kind (LP, Album) Velvet (2) 252054 Colombia Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

552097 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Julian Del Valle album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Julian Del Valle(7", Single) Velvet (2) 552097 Colombia 1979 Sell This Version
CON-403 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - De Patitas / Guarachimbe album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz De Patitas / Guarachimbe Infopesa CON-403 Panama 1980 Sell This Version
NG-7716 Orquesta Luis Perico Ortiz* Se Llora Y Llora / Sentimiento De Un Jibarito(7", Single) New Generation Records (2) NG-7716 Puerto Rico 1980 Sell This Version
NG-721 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Adios Me Voy / Periquito album art Luis Perico Ortiz* Adios Me Voy / Periquito(7", Single) New Generation Records (2) NG-721 Puerto Rico 1981 Sell This Version
NG 722 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Comienzo De Una Nueva Vida / Trabajador Guajiro album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Comienzo De Una Nueva Vida / Trabajador Guajiro(7") New Generation Records (2) NG 722 US 1981 Sell This Version
PR 324 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Donde Yo Naci / Mensajero De La Salsa album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Donde Yo Naci / Mensajero De La Salsa(7", Single) Perico Records PR 324 US 1982 Sell This Version
4416 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Alabao / Adios Me Voy album art Luis Perico Ortiz* Alabao / Adios Me Voy(7", Single) Mag 4416 Peru 1983 Sell This Version
P.R. 331 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Dia De Las Madres album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Dia De Las Madres(7", Single) Discos Jesika P.R. 331 Panama 1983 Sell This Version