B i o g r a p h y
MIGUEL TRISTAN DE LA GLORIA IS A WORLD CLASS GUITAR PLAYER. BORN IN LA PAZ, BOLIVIA HE STARTED PLAYING AT THE AGE OF 8; PUPIL OF FATHER ANTONIO SABINI DIRECTOR OF THE CHOIR AND BAND OF THE DON BOSCO ALL BOYS CATHOLIC SCHOOL, MAESTRO LUIS CAVA AT THE BOLIVIAN NATIONAL CONSERVATORY AND MAESTRO JOSE LANZA SALAZAR AS A MEMBER OF THE BOLIVIAN CHORAL SOCIETY, PERFORMING ARTIST; TRISTAN HAS BEEN WORKING WITH HIS GROUP “THE INKA KINGS” FOR TEN YEARS AS THE HOUSE BAND OF LA QUINTA RESORT AND CLUB, RECORDED SEVEN CD’S AND PERFORMED IN MANY STATES OF THE UNION.TRISTAN ENJOYS WRITING AND RECORDING MUSIC AT HIS STUDIO “KING BEAR PRODUCTIONS” WHERE HE IS CURRENTLY WORKING ON HIS LATEST CD "AT THIS LATITUD OF SADNESS". HE HAS WRITTEN THE BOOK "SONS OF THE SUN", AN ESSAY ON THE INCA CULTURE, “THE GUITAR DECODED“ AND ARTICLES FOR SOME MAGAZINES.
King Bear Productions Inc. Studios in the heart of Indio California, is one of the music industry's top recording facilities known in the Palm Springs area with world-class state of the art equipment. Since 2000, King Bear Recording Studios has continued to serve talented artists with technical expertise and excellent service.Founded at this location by Miguel Tristan de la Gloria Our studios are capable of meeting the needs of the industry's most discerning clientele, anticipating and exceeding our clients' needs with professionalism and discretion. Highlights from the Studio's prolific and talented artists are Ricardo Vasquez and "The Jarocho Kings", Mary Garcia, Francisco Landeros "La Voz Romantica" James Toscano, Martin SAlvador Rendon, Grupo Vencedores" and the bolivian singer and composer Gloria de Tristan.
The Inka Kings, were formed and established in Los Angeles, California, in 1991, and have been featured as the house band for La Quinta Resort and Club for the last thirteen years. The group also participate in radio and television programs and perform concerts and presentations in festivals, colleges, clubs, theaters and resorts. The Inka kings have being perfoming every Saturday and sunday at College of the Desert Open Air Market. Palm Desert, California. The band originated in Bolivia, and throughout the years, evolved and now combines Andean/Folkloric sounds with Latin/Tropical rhythms and Flamenco (rumba) Guitars. The instruments used are those of ethnic origin: “Zamponas” (pan flute), “Quenas” (ethnic flutes), “Charango” (mandolin-like – small guitar), “Bombos” (tom-tom), etc. and contemporaneous ones such as guitars, keyboards, bass, drums, to create a new and fascinating fusion of music, rhythms and styles. The band includes, the following members: Miguel Angel Jaldin – Zamponas (ethnic wind instrument) Guitar, Charango, Vocals; Miguel Tristan De La Gloria – Electro acoustic Guitar, Bass, Vocals; Beny Cardenas Percussion.