Born and raised in Los Angeles, Stevie Ray Hernandez is one of the most sought after young percussionists/drummers in the Southern California area. Known for his versatility, he has quickly made a name for himself in the LA music scene.
Artists and groups he has performed with include the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Disneyland’s Viva Navidad Parade, Disneyland’s Tale of the Lion King, Musical Theater West, 3D Theatricals, the Golden State Pops Orchestra, John Williams, The Angel City Chorale, Marvin Hamlisch, Gustavo Dudamel, Bruce Broughton, Terence Blanchard, Vince Mendoza, David Newman, Christopher Young, Dionne Warwick, Betty Buckley, Debbie Gibson, Shirley Jones, David Rose, Kelli O’hara, Robin Thicke, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Nettles, John Legend, Phillip Phillips, Michael Bublé, John Stamos, Tituss Burgess, Rebel Wilson, Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, Sara Bareilles, Johnny Mathis, Cheech Marin, Harvey Fierstein, Ally Brooke, Reggie Watts, Tyga, Kid Cudi, Lea Michele, Camilla Cabello, and Kanye West.
Stevie Ray can also be seen playing percussion on the hit TV shows Grease Live, The Late Late Show With James Corden, American Idol, The Voice, America’s Got Talent, Dancing With the Stars, Coco Live, The Mandalorian, Chuck, Duets and The X-Factor. Stevie Ray can be seen on the big screen in the Warner Bros. movie “Gangster Squad” as Carmen Miranda’s Conguero. Watch out for him in national spots for Little Caesars, Buick, Ford, Dos Equis, AARP, Dr. Pepper, and Carmax.
Recently, Stevie Ray has been a featured drummer in Camila Cabello’s music video for “Havana”. He can also be spotted playing with Camila on the 2019 Grammy Awards. Look out for Stevie Ray performing for the soundtrack of the upcoming ABC broadcast of “Little Mermaid Live”.