Band Members JYLC

 

 

 Jaime DeAnda Born  in Houston, TX
 

Like everyone Jaime had a dream, to play in a band. Born and raised in North side Houston, he was the only boy of 4 children. During his childhood, he would watch his Dad perform and while helping out at his Dad’s shop he would make his own instruments. It was during this time that he fell in love with the concept of performing in front of an audience. Years later Jaime would play drums in his father’s band at local clubs and bars. At the age of 13 he started learning how to play the accordion, that was when destiny took over.

 

Eduardo "Chato" Ordonez - 31 years
Bass

 Born in Alice, Tx and raised in Oregon, Edward  returned back to Alice at the age of 16. In the 1980's Edward played with his brother Alejo Jr. and his dad Alejo Sr. in a band called Los Camaradas in Oregon. Also he played with local bands named such as Alice conjuntos, Mando Garza Y Los Estrenos, Los Hermanos Cadenas, and had the privilege to play with Juan Sinfuetes and Ruben Naranjo. in 1985 he got his first break to play with Los Chamacos de Raul DeAnda through a friend, Juan P. Moreno. Edward has been the original bass player since 1986 and has recorded all of the CD's of Jaime Y Los Chamacos and has toured all over Texas, United States. and Mexico

 

Roel Joslin - 23 years
Bajo Sexto

 His music interest began at the age of 10 when he started to play the guitar. Music has been a big part of his life since growing up his dad had a band named. Rene Joslin Y Los Favoritos. right after school Roel started performing with his dads band. He played the bass. He became the bajo sexto player and member of Jaime Y Los Chamacos. Roel venture into establishing Joslin Records, his own record label and recording studio. Jaime Y Los Chamacos are under Joslin Records. He also has published 2 music books; :Accordion Book" & "Bajo Sexto Book" Roel also has a music publishing company named Rojos Music.

 

Ruben Mendoza - 17 years
Drums

Born and raised in East Houston Tx. Ruben's passion for music started in 1981 at a very young age,  thanks his mom and dad for always allowing him to pursue his love for music. Ruben started his music career playing the guiro at his uncle's bar at the age of 5, and remembers playing on stage with Los Chamacos de Raul DeAnda. In 1990 at the age of 14, he started playing drums with Los Bandoleros de Baldo Gomez from Houston, Tx. During the 1990's, he played and collaborated with bands such as, JJ Y Los Centellas, Conjunto Complejo, Mingo Saldivar and Juan P. Moreno to name a few. In 2000, Ruben became the drummer for Jaime Y Los Chamacos. Thank you to his wife, son and daughters for all thier support and understanding of his life as a musician.

 

Gilbert Fierros- 6 yrs. Percussions

As many of you know Gilbert Fierros’ passion for music has always been in his blood. Following in his dads footsteps at a young age he grew to enjoy the sound of conjunto music. At the age of 12 he got his first pair of congas and was inspired to learn how to play them. Playing at local bars in San Antonio where he was born and raised opened many doors and gave the opportunity to play and record his first two cd’s with his uncle Nick Villareal y Su Conjunto. In and out of music he found himself DJing at local venues. He meet JYLC in 2005 and soon became one of their light guy/roadies. In 2008 he was announced as JYLC’s newest and youngest member as their percussionist. He later dropped his first big Tejano/conjunto album at the the 21.

 

Rose Guerra
Manager / Bookings 

Rose Guerra

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 Chamaco Mascot of JYLC