Gabriel Vivas

Bassist Gabriel Vivas, writer and producer was born in El Paso, Texas and raised in Caracas, Venezuela.

Gabriel has performed with Yanni since 2008 and has worked with many artists including Tito Puente, Dave Valentine, Pancho Cespedes, Sammy Figueroa, Patato Valdez, Shakira, Chayanne, and Claudio Roditi, among others.
Gabriel was nominated in 2007 for a Grammy in Latin jazz with Sammy Figueroa and the Latin jazz explosion as a writer and co-producer and has two instrumental solo albums: “Low registers” and “Ninth life acoustic project”.

“I think the MJC strings are one of the best strings on the market today and they have a fantastic low B punch!”
G. Vivas