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Rene Camacho, the bass player in the Susie Hansen Band, moved to Los Angeles in 1997 from Tucson Arizona, and immediately earned a strong reputation as a talented bassist and a versatile musician not only in Latin music but in all jazz and pop styles.
In 1992, Rene earned his Bachelor’s of Music in Jazz Studies and Composition from the University of Arizona. He has many production and arranging credits, and has performed for musical theater and television. He has worked with many of outstanding national acts and local artists, including The Pointer Sisters, Celia Cruz, Dizzy Gillespie, Francisco Aguabella, Poncho Sanchez, Luis Conte, Buddy Collette, Bob Matos, Conte Condoli, Bob Mintzer, Warren Vache, Lew Tabacken, Marylin McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Sepulveda, the Estrada Brothers, the Tucson Latin Jazz Orchestra, the Tucson Symphony and numerous others.