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

Luis "Perico" Ortiz - My Own Image album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz My Own Image (Album) Turnstyle Records (3) US 1978 Sell This Version
Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Super Salsa album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Super Salsa (Album) New Generation Records (2) Panama 1978 Sell This Version
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) Panama 1979 Sell This Version
Luis "Perico" Ortiz - El Astro album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz El Astro (Album) New Generation Records (2), New Generation Records (2) Colombia 1981 Sell This Version
DL-7024-B-T Luis "Perico" Ortiz My Own Image(LP, Album) Discomoda Internacional DL-7024-B-T Venezuela 1981 Sell This Version
Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Sabroso! album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Vocals: Roberto Lugo Luis "Perico" Ortiz Vocals: Roberto Lugo - Sabroso! (Album) Perico Records, Perico Records US 1982 Sell This Version
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 US 1983 Sell This Version
Luis "Perico" Ortiz - El Isleño album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz El Isleño (Album) Perico Records, Perico Records Colombia 1984 Sell This Version
Luis "Perico" Ortiz - La Vida en Broma album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz La Vida en Broma (Album) Perico Records, Perico Records Colombia 1985 Sell This Version
Luis "Perico" Ortiz - In Tradition album art Perico* In Tradition (Album) Perico Records, Perico Records Germany 1986 Sell This Version
Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Breaking the Rules album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Breaking the Rules (Album) Perico Records US 1987 Sell This Version
Unk Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Vuelvo Otra Vez album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Vuelvo Otra Vez(LP, Album) Dialen Promotions, INC. Unk USA & Canada 1990 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
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 US 1992 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
SICD001 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Sabroso! album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Vocals: Roberto Lugo Luis "Perico" Ortiz Vocals: Roberto Lugo - Sabroso!(CD, RE) Suave Instrumental SICD001 US 2000 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Luis "Perico" Ortiz - De Patitas / Guarachimbe album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz De Patitas / Guarachimbe Infopesa Panama 1980 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
Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Mi Compañera Del Chilingui album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Mi Compañera Del Chilingui (Single) Codiscos Zeida Peru 1984 Sell This Version
Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Mi Compañera Del Chilingui / Julian Desaparecio album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Mi Compañera Del Chilingui / Julian Desaparecio Discos Jesika Panama 1984 Sell This Version
MS-1205 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Mi Trompeta Tropical album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Mi Trompeta Tropical(LP, Maxi, Promo) Combo Records (2) MS-1205 Venezuela 1984 Sell This Version
1692 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - La Vida En Broma / Rio Abajo Va album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz La Vida En Broma / Rio Abajo Va(7", Single) Sono Mundi, S.A. 1692 Panama 1985 Sell This Version
CON-144 Luis "Perico" Ortiz - Perico Lo Tiene / Llego La Hora  album art Luis "Perico" Ortiz Perico Lo Tiene / Llego La Hora (7", Single) Continental De Discos CON-144 Panama Unknown Sell This Version

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