Award winning composer and music producer, Luis Guerra, spent his early years playing drums and piano before picking up the double bass at an early age. He studied the instrument intensively and began performing professionally at the age of 15. He has performed on stage or recorded in the studio with musical luminaries including Peter Buck (REM), Patty Griffin, Marc Ribot, Jimmy Messer (producer- Kelly Clarkson), Alejandro Escovedo, Samantha Ronson, Meiko, The Movement, Barrett Martin (Screaming Trees), Rahim Alhaj, Kevin Hays (Blue Note Recording Artist), Coleman Barks, Bobby Shew, Tosca Tango Orchestra, and Orchestra La Tribu.

Most recently, his music has been featured in Malcolm Gladwell's chart topping podcast and 2017 Webby Award winner, "Revisionist History." In 2010, he moved to Los Angeles to compose music for picture. In the last six years, he has accomplished exactly that and more... His music has been featured on commercials for Honda, Samsung, and Mentos. He composed music for the Netflix documentary "Art of Conflict". He also composed music for "Superthief" and recently had a song placed in "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" with Tina Fey. He has worked on TV shows, Doc McStuffins and Henry Hugglemonster in addition to recently composing music for short films, "The Bunker Buster" which stars Kyle Bornheimer from CBS' "Fallen Angel." As he continues to earn credits as a composer for film, he also continues to receive attention for prior work. He is a 2012 American Artist Fellowship nominee for his work with Fonografia Collective. He won a 2011 Silver Addy Award for music in the Southwestern region. He also won Producer of the year for the 2009 New Mexico Music Awards. He currently composes and arranges music for picture from his studio based in Los Angeles, CA. imdb

Download music from recent projects HERE

Recent projects include:

    Composer - Bernard And Huey - dir. Dan Mirvish
    Composer - Finding Ronwe - dir. Angela Paveira
    Composer and Sound Designer - The Case of Jonas Booker- dir. Ram Bharwani; Psychosis Entertainment
    Composer and Music Director - Revisionist History -
    Composer - In Stereo - dir. Mel Rodriguez
    Composer - The Bunker Buster - dir. Kyle Bornheimer
    Composer - Long Distance - dir. JC Tonda
    Composer - The Art of Gambling - dir. Tommy Reid; Dundee Entertainment
    Additional Music - Art of Conflict - Exec. Producer Vince Vaughn, Peter Billingsley
    Composer - America Stripped - dir. David Palmer - Music for Trailer
    Composer - Superthief - dir. Tommy Reid; Crooked Fence Productions
    Composer - Honda 4X4 Fun
    Composer - Mentos - prod. Butter Music and Sound
    Staff composer - Fonografia Collective
    Composer Naked trailer
    String and horn arranger - SAP OEM Brand New Day - prod NoSlateProductions
    Co-composer - "Coal" - produced by Molly Sturges

Past Works:

    2013 - Naturally - dir. Jake Blauvelt - prod. Greg Martin
    2013 - Ocean Keeper - dir. Eileen Torpey
    2010 - Circus Luminous - dir. Rebekah Tarin - prod. Lensic Theater
    2009 - Cocinando with Marc Ribot - Fast Horse Records - prod. JD Foster
    2008 - Shadows from the Jungle - Fast Horse Records - Terremoto Productions
    2007 - Flexion - dir. David Clarkson
    2007 - Woven Songs of the Amazon - dir. Anna Stevens - Green Spider Films

Awards and Mentions:

    2012 American Artist Nominee - composer Fonografia Collective
    2011 Silver Addy Award Southwest Region - agency Mudhouse Advertising - Bueno Foods
    2009 Producer of the Year - New Mexico Music Awards
    2002 Mil Besos - Grammy Nomination

Contact Luis Guerra: tel. (310) 426-8514 or email:

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