Born in Miami, FL, Haitian-American Claudens Louis’ love for education has led him to
conducting clinics and masterclasses at several universities and music programs around the world as a teaching artist.
Louis has also performed with stellar legendary artists including 5-time Grammy Award winner Shaun Martin of Snarky Puppy, the Snarky Puppy horn-section, Jason Derulo, Wyclef Jean, Steffon Harris, Warren Wolf, Drew Tucker, Black Violin, Post Modern Jukebox’s Sarah Reich and Prince’s MonoNeon, to name a few. He has been touring the globe with a number of these legendary artists, but also as a bandleader with his own original project, The CieL Experience. He continues to impress audiences around the world with his high–energy performances, distinct styles of improvisation, and original compositions.