COUNTRY: United States
GROUP: The Isley Brothers
BORN IN: Bayamo, Cuba
LIVES IN: North Hollywood, CA
DRUMMING SINCE: 1998
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Vinnie Colaiuta
FAVOURITE ALBUM YOU PLAYED ON: Eric Benet – Topic “Run to Me” (feat. Arturo Sandoval)
FAVOURITE ALBUM YOU DIDN’T PLAY ON: No es lo mismo – Alejandro Sanz
FAVOURITE SABIAN CYMBAL: AA El Sabor
Born On September 19, 1984 in Bayamo, Granma, Cuba. At 12 years old, I sang for a children’s group called “Chicos Soneros”. It was my first public performance and it was there where I realized my love for percussion. Two years later, I began to play with one of the best bands from the city, Fiverson as a percussionist(1998-2002), (2002-2007) Hotel Meliá Varadero and Paradice, Varadero, Cuba; Hotel Band Drummer
(2007-2014) Havana, Cuba; where I played, recorded and collaborated with many artists from Cuba, including Alain Daniel, Raul Torres, Gente De Zona, Haila Mompie, Yomo (PR), Waldo Mendoza, El Chacal, Adriano Dj, Juan Guillermo, Manolin (El Medico de la Salsa). (2012-2014) Mexico City, I played with Alain Perez, Javier Masso (Caramelo), Irving Lara, Gustavo Galindo.
(2014- Present) I had the pleasure to share the stage with, Arturo Sandoval, Karl Perazo, Carlos Santana, Eric Benet, Jose Feliciano, Carrie Underwood, The Brother Johnson, Cecilia Noel & The Wild Clam, Shadmehr Aghili , Willy Chirino, Becky G, Colin Hay, and many more.