Enrique Lara is a Session and Live drummer living in Los Angeles currently playing for Ghost Lion, Adam Lasher Band, De'Anza, Casey Abrams, Lucky Diaz, and other artists.
Growing up in Bolivia his musical journey began at the early age of 6 as a self-taught drummer playing along with the Beatles' "Help" album. After many years of doing the same with other influential records he started taking lessons with Bolivian drum teachers, who further developed his ear and introduced him to the vast world of different styles. By the time he turned 18 he was playing with the most influential Bolivian Rock and Jazz artists, including Llegas and his brother Miguel Lara (6x Festijazz Bolivia).
In 2005 he was given the opportunity to attend Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA) on a scholarship, studying with greats such as Dave DiCenso, Francisco Mela, John Ramsay, George Garzone, Mike Mangini, Eguie Castrillo and others. He graduated in 2008 and has since been living in Los Angeles, CA, where he has established himself as an in-demand session drummer and performer.
Enrique Lara's recent projects include recording and touring with, Ghost Lion, Casey Abrams, Adam Lasher Band, performing with Grammy-winning Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, De'Anza and others.
The album release with his band Ghost Lion is scheduled for November 11th.