If you play Super-Sensitive, you’re in good company.
Luis Montilla was born in Maracaibo Venezuela and began playing the violin at age 11. By age 16 made his first record with Orquesta Chekere. Luis got a degree in Musicology from the Catholic University "Cecilio Acosta" and Conservatory "Jose Luis Paz" in Venezuela.
Although Luis is classically trained, he has played jazz and Latin music most of his career. Prodigious improviser, which is an unusual skill for violinists.
Moved to Los Angeles California in 1996. Performed at many Hotels, Resorts, and festivals around the world and catered to tourists from USA, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
Performed with artists like: Israel Lopez "Cachao" (latin jazz legend creator of the mambo), Federico Britos (mi maestro), Javier Santos, Charlie Zaa, Orlando Lopez "masacote", Luis Conte (percussionist legend), Chistian Castro, Sergio Arau, Chicano Grup, Alfredo De La Fe , Otmaro Ruiz, Orestes Vilato, La Charanga Cubana, Los Galos, Daniel Suares, Cucho Garcia, Junior Cabral, Raul Pineda from Sintesis and Irakere, Jimmy Brandley, Julio Figueroa, Chist Trujillo from Toto Group, Andy Garcia, Max Soul, Victor Morales and many others.
Luis has produced music for many short films, TV shows and the movie "Gordon Glass" with Hollywood's actor Omar Miller(Csi Miami, 8 Mile, Shall We Dance, The Express.ect). In 1999, became the band leader and arranger for Telemundo's (NBC) "Cuanto Cuesta El Show" in Los Angeles.
Luis is a soulful performer that captivates the audience and an experienced musician that can play jazz, standards, hip-hop, latin and everything in between... in front of a TV camera or thousands of people in concert.