Joe Veras was born on May 1, in the municipality of Cotui called Cevicos, Dominican Republic. Veras first musical experience came via local church choirs in his native Cotui, which was later followed by his relocation to attend college in the capital of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo. During his time in the capital, Veras would decide to pursue his artistic career full-time, initiated by the release of his first professional music production “Con Amor” under the record label “Darlenis Records”.
Two years later, Veras signs with Hipolito Records, with whom he would re-release Joe Veras “Con Amor”, “Con Mas Amor” with a record high selling more than 300,000 copies, earning Veras his first platinum record and “Asi Es la Vida”, which took his native island by storm and won him a Casandra Award in 1997, other awards such as Estrella, Globo, and other well known recognition awards from the Dominican Republic.
A master of the bachata style, Veras later signs with the powerhouse label J&N Records (Juan and Nelson Records), “Carta De Verano” brought Veras to a new level of exposure, with hits like “Intentalo Tu” hitting the Top Ten in Billboard’s Latin Tropical Airplay chart. With Veras’ extensive touring history taking him all over the Americas and Europe, his music has reached audiences worldwide. Released “La Travesia” brought him back to the top of the tropical music world with his Top Ten hit “En el Amor”. With his eight music production “Carta de Verano”, Veras has gained respect and acceptance nationally and internationally.
With his newest music production on the market called “Entrega Total”, Veras has ranked as one of the most popular and loved “Bachateros” in and outside the Dominican Republic.
Veras releases “A Todo Corazon Maestro”, under the record label, Sony Music, being one of his most important steps in his music career. Veras, has brought his love and passion for bachata to places such as, Belgica, Holand, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Guadalupe, Antigua, Tortola, St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. Martin, Aruba, Curasao, Martinica, Puerto Rico, Canada, Venezuela, Dominican Republic and the United States.
Joe Veras, extends his out most humble respect to everyone who have played a big role in his artistic career to God first and foremost, his world wide fans, dj’s, club/restaurant owners, promoters, family and others that still play a key role in the music industry. Veras has exercise his leadership as a music composer/arranger and bachata artist.