Roberto Quintero was born in Caracas,Venezuela,where he was surrounded by Afro-Venezuelan and Afro-Cuban rhythen and music.

His father,a respected composer,singer and percussionist in his native country,tutored and encouraged Robert on percussion trougt his adolescent years.Roberto comes from a long line of outstanding musicians which includes his Uncle,Carlos Nene Quintero and cousin Luisito Quintero.Roberto studied at conservatory of music in Caracas-Venezuela and Orquesta Sinfonica Juvenil de Venezuela,and his percussion technique soon garnered attention from his colleagues.
He joined the popular music ensembles Grupo Madera and Oscar D'Leon,where he enjoyed widespresd worldwide expousure.Besides being known for hisskillful Congas work,Roberto also plays bongos drum set,djembe,timbales and wide variety of assorted percussion intruments.his technique has worked with,dave samuels,dave weckel,Chicago Group, bobby wacson,steve khan,diane schuur,angelia kijod,Milguel Zenon.richard bona,gato barbieri,David Sanchez,Roy Hargrove,David Sancious,eddie palmieri,jack de johnette,RoyHaney, john patitucci,marc anthony,timbalaye,celia cruz and contless other high-profile music acts quintero is comfortable working in any genre of music fron simpronic to jazz,latin jazz,latin,house.