Coming of age Emilio Conde enlisted and graduated with honors as a pianist from the United States Marine Corps School of Music. During his service as a part of the Marine Corps Band he enjoyed the opportunity to tour the United States performing more than 500 concerts and appearances yearly, including televised appearances, JAG Television Series, and the taking part as an actor and performer in the blockbuster movies “Clear and Present Danger” (Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe) and “The American President” (Michael Douglass, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen). It was during this period that Emilio Conde was most exposed to Blues, Jazz and Modern music discovering his new passion.
Immediately after completing his tour, he submerged himself in this all-American-art devoting himself to the study of the great exponents of jazz and modern music. While still in college, he landed the opportunity to audition and furthermore make his singing debut at the world’s most famous concert hall, The Carnegie Hall New York, where he performed the work “Misa Azteca” by acclaimed Hollywood composer Joseph Julian Gonzalez under the baton of Dr. Terry Russell.
In the spring of 2006 Emilio Conde released his first album titled “Brindis a la Vida” (Cheers to Life) under his band “Montecristo”, which obtained and maintained number “4” for twenty consecutive weeks in the Latin Indie Charts with the song ‘Teresa’. Upcoming tours covering North-America led him to share stages with world renown Latin pop-stars such as Anahi, Paty Cantu, Gloria Trevi, Enanitos Verdes, El Tri, Kalimba, Belinda, Cristian Castro, Miguel Mateos, and American music legends “The Wailers” and “Sly Stone”.
“Wake up America” (Univisión), “Descarga” (Telemundo), “BB Kings Live”, “NBC News 7/39”, and “En Vivo!” (Time Warner) became Emilio Conde’s home in stellar televised performances. Cities like Chicago, San Francisco, Las Vegas and Los Angeles were also the home of his regular concerts having as stages world renown venues such as BB Kings, El Rio, 4th & B, Copa Cabana, Harrah’s Hotel, The LATC, and The House of Blues.
Invited to take part in the song “Earth Passport” by Liquid Blue, Emilio Conde sings in Spanish and Italian putting his name on the Billboard Charts and Guinness World Records with the song sung in the most languages nominated for the Billboards (2010).
Emilio Conde is currently performing a tour in the southern cities of China, working on his next music release, and acting as a producer and recording artist at On The Rocks Music Studios and Conde Records.