Chente Barrera-Retro Mix200
An accomplished drummer/singer/songwriter Vicente “Chente” Barrera is from a small town south of San Antonio, Losoya, Texas; where he has come to be known as the next Tejano star of a new began drumming at age eight. Chente Barrera began his music career during the early ’90s as a tejano session staple, lending backing vocals and drums to recordings from artists including Juan Manuel, Laura Canales, Gary Hobbs, and Shelly Lares. Barrera also joined with Jay Perez and composed material for Bobby Pulido among many other tejano also gigged with La Tropa F as their keyboardist for a few years, and in 1993 was invited to be Texas Latino’s vocalist by drummer Hernandez. while still a senior in high school, he turned them down so he could concentrate on his studies. He graduated from South Side High School. Chente carries on the musical tradition of his father, conjunto vocalist ROBERT Barrera catapulted from a childhood marked with humble beginnings and struggled to the heights of jubilation having accomplished what most celebrities in the music business only dream of — the accolade of a GRAMMY.