October 2016

Concerts, sessions, festivals and television: Ramon Yslas is one of modern music’s most accomplished percussionists. From his world tours with platinum artists including David Sanborn,Paul Stanley, Jennifer Lopez,Christina Aguilera, Colbie Caillat and Patti Labelle.. network appearances with Stevie Nicks, Prince, Ricky Martin, Martina McBride, Carlos Santana on The Grammy Awards, The Voice, The Emmys, George Lopez:Lopez Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, Oprah, American Idol, Dancing With the Stars, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, David Letterman and VH-1 Storytellers, Yslas is distinguished by his intuitive musicality and consummate professionalism.

  • David Sanborn
  • Paul Stanley
  • Stevie Nicks
  • The Voice
  • Marcus Miller
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Natalia LaFourcade
  • Latin Grammys
  • The Emmys (house band)
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • CBS special “A Home for the Holidays”
  • Christina Aguilera
  • Maxwell
  • George Lopez “Lopez Tonight” (house band)
  • Sergio Mendes
  • Chris Isaak
  • Carlos Santana
  • Sinverguenza
  • Pepe Aguilar
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Lamont Dozier
  • Heather Headley
  • Jonathan Butler
  • Peter White
  • Luz Casal
  • Huecco
  • Willie Nelson
  • Patti Labelle
  • Colbie Caillat
  • SNL
  • Juan Gabriel
  • Jessica Simpson
  • Babyface
  • Paulina Rubio
  • Chris Botti
  • Joan Sebastian
  • Backstreet Boys
  • Strunz and Farah
  • Idina Menzel
  • American Idol sessions
  • Alejandro Fernandez
  • Cristian Castro










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   Performing and/or recording with an astonishing spectrum of signature vocalists – from Christina Aguilera to Willie Nelson, Stevie Wonder to Stevie Nicks, Pepe Aguilar to Aretha Franklin–Yslas maintains an orchestral approach to building a percussive arrangement by treating each song as a story…..

Recent work:

-David Sanborn

-Marcus Miller

-Production, sound design and composer for video game “Ally and Conquer” (by the creators of Call of Duty). 

– sessions at my studio for many different artists throughout the world. 

Video links / Performances: ( click for performance )

DVD concert in Mexico City with Emmanuel 

Stevie Nicks on America’s Got Talent 

Lopez Tonight: (house band member ) 

Natalia LaFourcade (on the Latin Grammys )

Sound Check fun ( playing congas )

Christina Aguilera w/Nelly at the MTV movie awards ( dig the conga groove! )

Demonstration for the LP cajon, conga, shaker, hihats.

Quick Sample of Congas/timbales/djembe


Ramon developed his supportive instincts in the burgeoning Latin music community of Los Angeles, and he has worked with are superstars like Ricky Martin, Juan Gabriel, Luz Casal, Pepe Aguilar, Joan Sebastian and Alejandro Fernandez.

Endorsements include the leading manufacturing percussion companies:

LP Percussion, Roland Electronic percussion, Sabian Cymbals, Blue Microphones,Evans Drumheads, Promark Drumsticks and DW Hardware.

A member of NARAS, LARAS, BMI and the AIMP, Yslas’ connections in the music industry run deep.

Also, an educator at PCC ( pasaden city college) and recently guest speaker at New York University and UCLA, he relates real life experiences to an upcoming generation of musicians in his Music Business Class…And, of course as a first-call player, he anticipates adding the next slate of artists to a phenomenal résumé……

  • If you’re looking for great percussion tracks for your songs,well then, look no further. Percussion tracks on your next project are a click away,  just contact me at yslasmusic@me.com for prices and package deals. The turn around is quick and quality is high and excellent !

recording sessions at my studio include:

  • Christina Aguilera’s  Grammy Award winning song : “ain’t no other man “
  • Marcus Miller
  • Julia Fordham
  • Luz Casal
  • American Idol
  • Guecco
  • Brian Simpson
  • and many others worldwide….


  • Macys
  • Ally and Conquer ( video game )
  • Benchwarmers
  • Zorro

proud member of :

  • BMI
  • AIMP


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