Winner of the $100K Regis & Kelly Theme Song Search. Gabriel Saientz was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. At the age of 14, he started working professionally as a pianist/keyboardist playing in different bands. In 1995 he was awarded a music scholarship and traveled to the States to expand his music studies in jazz at Miami-Dade Community College.
Two years later, he won first place in a composition contest at MDCC. In 1998, he received an Outstanding Music Student Award from MDCC. A year after, he received another music scholarship at the University of Miami where he graduated with a Bachelors in Studio Music and Jazz Performance.
He has toured around the world and recorded with well-renowned artists like Chayanne, Cee-Lo Green, Bobby Caldwell, Luis Fonsi, Jon Secada, La India, Luis Enrique, Marc Anthony, Lauryn Hill, Franco DeVita, Sheila E., Arturo Sandoval, Nestor Torres, Thalia, Gloria Estefan, Gianmarco, Melton Mustafa, John Fedchock and many others.
As a composer, Gabriel has placed songs in many TV Shows and films and has also written and produced hundreds of songs for TV commercials for Tide, Ford, Pringles, Verizon, Visa, AT&T, HSBC, HBO, Clorox, Best Buy, AOL, K-Mart, VW and many more. He was awarded 2 Latin Grammys and more than a dozen advertising awards.