Jorge Calderón

Jorge Calderón, originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and record producer best known for his collaborations with Warren Zevon and Buckingham Nicks. He began working with Buckingham Nicks in 1972 as a percussionist. He toured with the band until they disbanded in 1975.[1] He later worked with Fleetwood Mac, recording and writing a song, "Kiss and Run". The song was released on the 2004 remastered version of Tusk. He holds the unique distinction of having been credited on all of Warren Zevon's post-1976 albums with the exception of My Ride's Here. Additionally, he produced Zevon's final album The Wind, on which he also co-wrote many of the tracks,[2] as well as the Zevon tribute album Enjoy Every Sandwich: Songs of Warren Zevon. On The Wind, he plays bass, acoustic guitar, various percussion, electric guitar, as well as providing background vocals.

Calderón released one album featuring his own songs on Warner Bros. Records in 1975 titled City Music[1].

In Sept 2018 Calderon released a new album Blue Rhythm Highway on Inside Recordings featuring Ry Cooder, David Lindley, Jim Keltner and Van Dyke Parks, among others. Tracks include Blue City, Down by the Breadfruit Trees, Sky Blue Chevrolet and Deeper Blue.

Jorge Calderón
OriginSan Juan, Puerto Rico, USA
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, producer
InstrumentsGuitar, bass, background vocals
Years active1970s-present
LabelsWarner Bros.
Associated actsBuckingham Nicks, Fleetwood Mac, Warren Zevon, Ry Cooder, El Rayo X, The Eagles


  1. ^ "Stevie Nicks on the Early Years 1966-1974".
  2. ^ "Heard Backstage". Billboard. 21 February 2004. p. 69. Retrieved 28 August 2011.

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