University of Miami (BM)
Willy P. is an experienced and celebrated music producer/songwriter, specializing in all forms of English- and Spanish-language pop music!
He is widely hailed as a successful, talented and much admired producer/songwriter who has earned a place among English/Spanish music’s most respected, accomplished and elite talents.
In the course of his versatile career, Willy has worked with such music giants as Gloria Estefan, Jon Secada, Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, The Bee Gees, Juan Luis Guerra, Enrique Iglesias, Inner Circle, James Brown, Julio Iglesias, Chayanne, Alejandro Fernandez, Alejandro Sanz, Paul Simon, Masayoshi Takanaka, Seiko Matsuda, Jose Luis Rodriguez (El Puma), Jimmy Buffet, Celia Cruz, Emanuelle, Tito Puente, Julio Iglesias, Jose Luis Rodriguez, Alejandro Fernandez, Charlie Zaa, Shalim, Robert Blades, Alih Jey, Daniela Guzman, Felipe, Angels, Liliana Marquez, Raul Olivo, Nohe, Morgan Li and many others.
He has also collaborated on production projects with such notable music producers as Phil Ramone, Steve Morales, Emilio Estefan, Rick Wakeman, Jon Secada, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Clay Ostwald, Jorge Casas, George Noriega, Tim Mitchell, Randy Barlow, Tom McWilliams, Freddy Piñero, Robert Blades, Zach Ziskin, Kike Santander, Jorge Luis Piloto, Mark Hudson and his dear friend, superstar songwriter/producer Rudy Perez.
After earning a degree in Studio Music and Jazz-Vocal Performance in 1986 from the University of Miami School of Music, several of Willy's co-compositions with fellow University of Miami graduate Jon Secada caught the attention of renowned music producer Emilio Estefan. That led to publishing contract that launched a long and happy 15-year collaboration between the two. He has worked extensively with artists Gloria Estefan and Jon Secada, among many others, as a featured songwriter/producer, amassing a wealth of experience and accolades along the way.
Willy says, “I consider the years I spent as a songwriter and producer an absolute blessing. It was an honor and a real learning experience working alongside Emilio Estefan and the wonderful Gloria Estefan along with my dear friends and superb songwriter/producer/collaborators Jon Secada, Robert Blades & Rachel Perry Taylor. I am sincerely looking forward to continuing my collaborations with writers and producers in the future.”
Willy has hundreds of songs in his catalog and has participated in albums that have collectively sold or downloaded an excess of 20 million records. He has also twice contributed multiple compositions on albums that would go on to win Grammy awards for Album of the Year in their respective categories. He is also a member of the worship team at his church.
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