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FactFather of drummer Abe Laboriel Jr. and producer-composer Mateo Laboriel.

Abraham Laboriel is a Mexican bass player, session musician, composer, producer, and instructor. He is considered one of the most influential bassists of our time. His career has spanned over five decades and he has worked with some of the most famous musicians in the world.

Laboriel was born in Mexico City on February 5, 1947. His father, Abe Laboriel Sr., was a well-known jazz guitarist in Mexico. His mother was a singer. He has four brothers, all of whom are musicians. Laboriel began playing guitar at the age of six and later switched to bass. He studied classical guitar and composition at the Mexico City Conservatory of Music.

Laboriel’s professional career began in the early 1960s when he started playing with Mexican rock and roll bands. He soon became one of the most in-demand session musicians in Mexico. In the 1970s, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in studio work. He quickly became one of the most sought-after session bassists in Hollywood.

Laboriel has worked on over 3,000 albums and has been featured on countless movie and television soundtracks. He has played on records by artists such as Michael Jackson, Madonna, Paul McCartney, Sting, Eric Clapton, Elton John, and Barbra Streisand. He has also worked with film composer John Williams on many of his film scores, including E.T., Star Wars, and Jurassic Park.

In addition to his work as a session musician, Laboriel has also released several solo albums and has composed music for film and television. He has won two Grammy Awards and has been nominated for four others.

Laboriel is married to singer-songwriter Susana Laboriel. They have two sons, Abraham Laboriel Jr. and Mateo Laboriel.

Abraham Laboriel has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

General Info

Full NameAbraham Laboriel
ProfessionActor, Bassist, Music artist, Film Score Composer, Guidum, Celebrate Jesus, Goyo
EducationBerklee College of Music


ChildrenAbe Laboriel Jr., Mateo Laboriel, Guidum, Celebrate Jesus, Goyo
ParentsJuan José Laboriel, Francisca López de Laboriel, Guidum, Celebrate Jesus, Goyo
SiblingsJohnny Laboriel


Music GroupsKoinonia
MoviesFading Gigolo

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1Father of drummer Abe Laboriel Jr. and producer-composer Mateo Laboriel.


Music Department

Fading Gigolo2013additional music - as Abraham Laboriel / musician: classical guitar and bass - as Abraham Laboriel
Monte Carlo2011featured musician
Ratatouille2007musician - as Abraham Laboriel, electric bass
Romance & Cigarettes2005musician - as Abraham Laboriel
Woo1998musician: bass
Executive Target1997musician: bass samples - as Abraham Laboriel


Hannah Montana: The Movie2009music: "Oye from 'The Mexican 2001'" / performer: "Oye from 'The Mexican 2001'"
The Mexican2001performer: "Oye"
Olivia: Soul Kiss1986Video short as Abraham Laboriel, "Toughen Up"


GRP All-Stars: Live from the Record Plant1985VideoPerformer
Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin Live from the Record Plant1985VideoPerformer
Ladrones de niños1958Pablito (as Abraham Laboriel)


Restrung2014DocumentaryHimself (as Abraham Laboriel)
Paul McCartney: The Space Within Us2006TV MovieHimself - drummer
Come Together Now2005Video documentary shortHimself
Melrose Place1997TV SeriesHimself
Advanced English: Interviews with the Famous1995TV SeriesHimself (as Abraham Laboriel)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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