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Vinny Ortiz / Bio

Vinny Ortiz is from Southern California; born and raised from the Inland Empire. He is currently 21 years young and created the possibility of inspiring the world to love again through his music. Vinny first began learning how to play drum set around the age of 5. He was born into a family of music and the world of creativity. Along with playing drums, he also learned percussion. About 8 years ago, Vinny began to expand his abilities and he learned piano. He fell in love with a girl, or what he thought was love, and created his first songs for her. He then began to sing and play guitar about 4 years ago this compositions. Through his life, the young man was present for more than 20 bands. Of these include, drumline, marching band, jazz bands, combos, symphonic band, wind ensemble, and even played drum set for a play. Now he hold his own band and welcomes new members. Vinny has performed at relay for life events, malls, youth centers, schools, fairs, beaches, city talent shows, city competitions, holiday events, parties, Six Flags, art festivals, charities, and even has traveled to New Orleans to perform. He has played on the same stage as Luigi Seno (an Americas Got Talent top competitor) Eddie Grey (Singer-songwriter for tv series and a film), and Llyod Lopez (L.A.P Records So Cal CEO). Llyods songs have been played on the smooth jazz radio station. Vinny has also received Landmark Education, the same education Atlantic Records Vice President of Promotion received and other prestigious people in the industry have received. Out of this, he is creating an introduction to love at his university and working on a documentary with his brother. The one man band then entered himself into the world of recording and production and this is when he considered becoming a YouTube artist. He then attended Riverside Community College and received his Music Technologies Certificate. Since then, he transferred to the prestigious California Polytechnic State University Pomona after 3 years. He is a Music Industries Major. This major includes the business side of music such as marketing, management, accounting, copy writing, licensing, branding, creating income, alone with the performance, recording, and production aspect. His experience with digital audio workstations includes Pro-tools 10, Logic, Melodyne editor 2.0, Sibelius, and Reasons. He has been trained by an AVID certified professional instructor. Vinny also made a leap into the video production world as he purchased a Canon 7D DSLR and Final Cut Pro X for his music videos. He edits and shoots most of his videos himself. Much of his audio and video production came from his hundreds of hours of self study online.

General Info

Band Members
Vincent Ortiz, John Cua, AJay Crawford, Luis Lazo
Artist Name
Vinny Ortiz
Home Page
Pop / Acoustic Rock / Alternative

Contact Info

Moreno Valley, CA
Vinny Ortiz

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