Willy Calderon is a professional touring and recording musician, an engineer and a producer. He is the founder/CEO of his own label, “The Master Plan” and is chief Production Manager/Producer at IO7 Recording Studios in Reseda, California. Calderon is responsible for securing deals with up & coming artists for the Master Plan, including Microphone Boss (aka Mic B), Cali Martin and Young Sheezy, garnering increasing social media attention. Born in Cartagena, Colombia, Willy came from a musical family and was raised in Los Angeles by his mother, Jeanine Rosales. Studying the art of music since infancy, he was playing professionally by the early age of 13. Specializing as a percussionist, Calderon is also professionally proficient on piano and bass.
Calderon has performed and traveled the world with world-class Latin and Pop artists such as Grupo Niche, Sublime (w/Rome), Guayacán Orquesta, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sheila E., Luis Conte, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Fruko y Sus Tesos, Chick Corea, Silvestre Dangond and most recently, Bruno Mars. Calderon also participated in production for master film composer Hans Zimmer in the final installment of the Batman trilogy, “The Dark Knight Rises.” In June of 2013, Willy scored two video game trailers for Nintendo Inc. He joined the Gon Bops family in 2014.