In Louis Cato, music runs bone-deep. This multi-instrumentalist, producer, and singer seems to master every instrument that he touches, as evidenced in this new video, which showcases Cato as he molds a new track layer by layer. Cato is part of a class of musicians who take the term “musicianship” to completely new level. This is a level of skill that is honed by years of shaping an extraordinary raw talent and an incomparable ears attuned to the creation and beauty of supreme sound. With his dexterity across drums, bass, guitar, keys, low brass, and vocals – did we mention Cato totes perfect pitch? yeah, there’s that too – Louis Cato is an artist who could entirely rely on his own talents to create. Yet he has collaborated with some of the biggest names out there in the jazz scene today. For years, he toured highly-acclaimed fellow multi-instrumentalist Marcus Miller, and has toured and/or recorded with artists like John Scofield, Donald Harrison, Snarky Puppy, Q-Tip, and Bobby McFerrin, to name just a few. These days, audiences can catch Cato behind the kit with Jon Batiste and Stay Human on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, bringing the legacy of jazz and real music to the millions that tune in for late-night leisure.
Check out the video below, and hear Louis Cato live each week with Jon Batiste and Stay Human on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Video courtesy of Drum bonanza