Artists

Alex Acuna

Alex Acuna

Born in Pativilca, Peru, 100 miles north of Lima, Alex Acuña was born into a musical family that inspired him and helped shape him as a musician. His father and...

Alex Acuna

Born in Pativilca, Peru, 100 miles north of Lima, Alex Acuña was born into a musical family that inspired him and helped shape him as a musician. His father and...

Pedrito Martinez

Pedrito Martinez

Pedrito was a founding member of the highly successful, Afro-Cuban/Afro-Beat band, Yerba Buena, with which he recorded two albums and toured the world in the mid- to late-90’s. Mr. Martinez’s...

Pedrito Martinez

Pedrito was a founding member of the highly successful, Afro-Cuban/Afro-Beat band, Yerba Buena, with which he recorded two albums and toured the world in the mid- to late-90’s. Mr. Martinez’s...

Lenny Castro

Lenny Castro

Born in New York City, master percussionist Lenny Castro is the son of musician, Hector L. Castro, who was a pianist and Musical Director for Johnny Pacheco and Celia Cruz as well...

Lenny Castro

Born in New York City, master percussionist Lenny Castro is the son of musician, Hector L. Castro, who was a pianist and Musical Director for Johnny Pacheco and Celia Cruz as well...

Luis Conte in session

Luis Conte

Luis Conte proved himself versatile musically, and by 1973, he was playing regularly in local clubs. He quickly became a busy studio musician, and throughout the 1970s, he played in...

Luis Conte

Luis Conte proved himself versatile musically, and by 1973, he was playing regularly in local clubs. He quickly became a busy studio musician, and throughout the 1970s, he played in...

Luisito Quintero

Luisito Quintero

Luisito Quintero has worked and recorded with many of music’s legends including The Rolling Stones, Vanessa Williams, Paul Simon, Santana, Jack De Johnette, David Sanborn, George Benson, Joe Sample, Bill...

Luisito Quintero

Luisito Quintero has worked and recorded with many of music’s legends including The Rolling Stones, Vanessa Williams, Paul Simon, Santana, Jack De Johnette, David Sanborn, George Benson, Joe Sample, Bill...

Roberto Quintero

Roberto Quintero

Roberto Quintero was born in Caracas, Venezuela where he grew up in one of the most renowned musical families as the son of Ricardo Quintero and Eglee Correa. At age...

Roberto Quintero

Roberto Quintero was born in Caracas, Venezuela where he grew up in one of the most renowned musical families as the son of Ricardo Quintero and Eglee Correa. At age...

Taku Hirano

Taku Hirano

Taku Hirano, one of the top percussionists on the touring and recording circuit, has been referred to by rock legend Mick Fleetwood, founder and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...

Taku Hirano

Taku Hirano, one of the top percussionists on the touring and recording circuit, has been referred to by rock legend Mick Fleetwood, founder and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...

Kevin Ricard

Kevin Ricard

For percussionist Kevin Ricard, versatility and musicality are the most important things he brings to each recording or performance. Whether it’s the Brazilian groove of Sergio Mendes, the smooth Latin Jazz...

Kevin Ricard

For percussionist Kevin Ricard, versatility and musicality are the most important things he brings to each recording or performance. Whether it’s the Brazilian groove of Sergio Mendes, the smooth Latin Jazz...

Munyungo Jackson

Munyungo Jackson

Percussionist, Composer, Arranger, Producer, Author and four time Grammy Winner Darryl Munyungo Jackson possesses an ever-increasing collection of instruments with which to execute his craft. That is one of the reasons this...

Munyungo Jackson

Percussionist, Composer, Arranger, Producer, Author and four time Grammy Winner Darryl Munyungo Jackson possesses an ever-increasing collection of instruments with which to execute his craft. That is one of the reasons this...

Jesus Diaz

Jesus Diaz

Cuban born percussionist and vocalist Jesus Diaz arrived in the United States from Havana in 1980. He quickly identified the Bay Area music scene as the grounds to establish his new home....

Jesus Diaz

Cuban born percussionist and vocalist Jesus Diaz arrived in the United States from Havana in 1980. He quickly identified the Bay Area music scene as the grounds to establish his new home....

Anderson Quintero

Anderson Quintero

Anderson Quintero began his musical career at the age of seven, when he joined Salserin, the only children salsa orchestra in the World.  This experience led him to visit about 20...

Anderson Quintero

Anderson Quintero began his musical career at the age of seven, when he joined Salserin, the only children salsa orchestra in the World.  This experience led him to visit about 20...

Hal Rosenfeld

Hal Rosenfeld

Hal Rosenfeld is a percussionist, composer, arranger, and orchestrator whose work can be heard in over 100 films, television shows, and video games.   In his words: Aside from music directing and...

Hal Rosenfeld

Hal Rosenfeld is a percussionist, composer, arranger, and orchestrator whose work can be heard in over 100 films, television shows, and video games.   In his words: Aside from music directing and...

Pete Korpela

Pete Korpela

Pete Korpela is a Los Angeles based studio and touring percussionist, recognized internationally for his versatility in orchestral, latin, jazz, world, rock, and pop music. He has collaborated with such...

Pete Korpela

Pete Korpela is a Los Angeles based studio and touring percussionist, recognized internationally for his versatility in orchestral, latin, jazz, world, rock, and pop music. He has collaborated with such...

Willy Calderon

Willy Calderon

Willy Calderon is a Colombian-American percussionist, record producer and mixing engineer at Willy Calderon Recordings and Sounds. He is the founder and director of The L.A. Impromptu Orchestra, a prestigious,...

Willy Calderon

Willy Calderon is a Colombian-American percussionist, record producer and mixing engineer at Willy Calderon Recordings and Sounds. He is the founder and director of The L.A. Impromptu Orchestra, a prestigious,...

MB Gordy

M.B. Gordy

M.B. Gordy received his Bachelor’s Degree from Glassboro State College and his Master’s Degree from California Institute of the Arts with extensive study of ethnic percussion. He has performed with the...

M.B. Gordy

M.B. Gordy received his Bachelor’s Degree from Glassboro State College and his Master’s Degree from California Institute of the Arts with extensive study of ethnic percussion. He has performed with the...

Dr Mesia Austin

Dr. Mesia Austin

Dr. Mesia Austin currently holds the percussion chair for the First National tour of MJ the Musical and has recently had the honor of holding the percussion chair for Tony Award winning Broadway...

Dr. Mesia Austin

Dr. Mesia Austin currently holds the percussion chair for the First National tour of MJ the Musical and has recently had the honor of holding the percussion chair for Tony Award winning Broadway...

Gumbi Ortiz

Gumbi Ortiz

Gumbi Ortiz a 30 year veteran of The Al Di Meola Group, was born and raised in The South Bronx, Gumbi has Recorded, performed, and/or Produced, some of today’s most diverse...

Gumbi Ortiz

Gumbi Ortiz a 30 year veteran of The Al Di Meola Group, was born and raised in The South Bronx, Gumbi has Recorded, performed, and/or Produced, some of today’s most diverse...

Norm Bergeron

Norm Bergeron

Norm Bergeron is from Sanford, Maine, a small working-class town, that a couple of generations before, was the childhood home of Vic Firth. Norm was a born sound dabbler and...

Norm Bergeron

Norm Bergeron is from Sanford, Maine, a small working-class town, that a couple of generations before, was the childhood home of Vic Firth. Norm was a born sound dabbler and...

Tony Redhouse

Tony Redhouse

From the very improbable way that his parents met, through years in the wilderness when either drugs or alcohol could have taken his life, it is no small miracle that...

Tony Redhouse

From the very improbable way that his parents met, through years in the wilderness when either drugs or alcohol could have taken his life, it is no small miracle that...

Yasmane Santos

Yasmane Santos

Yasmane Santos graduated from the National School of Arts in Cuba. There, he’s worked with Manana Club, Dennis y su Swing, Habana All Stars, Dulce Habana and Urban Genre Chakal.  In...

Yasmane Santos

Yasmane Santos graduated from the National School of Arts in Cuba. There, he’s worked with Manana Club, Dennis y su Swing, Habana All Stars, Dulce Habana and Urban Genre Chakal.  In...

Adam Topol

Adam Topol

Prior to releasing records under his own name, Adam Topol built a considerable career for himself playing drums and percussion with Jack Johnson, as well as working with musicians like...

Adam Topol

Prior to releasing records under his own name, Adam Topol built a considerable career for himself playing drums and percussion with Jack Johnson, as well as working with musicians like...

Doug Hinrichs

Doug Hinrichs

Doug Hinrichs is a percussionist and composer based in New York City. He performs and records with countless artists in the New York City area and beyond and has several Broadway...

Doug Hinrichs

Doug Hinrichs is a percussionist and composer based in New York City. He performs and records with countless artists in the New York City area and beyond and has several Broadway...

Austin Wrinkle

Austin Wrinkle

Austin Wrinkle is an accomplished and versatile drummer and percussionist with a passion for rhythm and drumming traditions from around the world. With a unique blend of techniques and concepts...

Austin Wrinkle

Austin Wrinkle is an accomplished and versatile drummer and percussionist with a passion for rhythm and drumming traditions from around the world. With a unique blend of techniques and concepts...

Benny Maldonado

Benny Maldonado

As a producer & audio engineer, Dr. Benny Maldonado enjoys vision-casting projects with other artists and his students with the aim to create uncharted, heartfelt music. His equation of musical...

Benny Maldonado

As a producer & audio engineer, Dr. Benny Maldonado enjoys vision-casting projects with other artists and his students with the aim to create uncharted, heartfelt music. His equation of musical...

Manuel Ramirez

Manuel Ramirez

At the University, he joined a Latin music band as bassist, called Juvenile Salsa and soon became a percussionist and vocalist. Soon after, he joined another band called Jamboree where...

Manuel Ramirez

At the University, he joined a Latin music band as bassist, called Juvenile Salsa and soon became a percussionist and vocalist. Soon after, he joined another band called Jamboree where...

Pepe Espinosa

Pepe Espinosa

Born in Havana, Cuba in 1974, Pepe Espinosa began his musical studies at the age of 8 and became a professional musician by age of 15.  He participated in forming...

Pepe Espinosa

Born in Havana, Cuba in 1974, Pepe Espinosa began his musical studies at the age of 8 and became a professional musician by age of 15.  He participated in forming...

Jose Rossy

Jose Rossy

Jose Rossy is a percussionist known for his mastery of numerous traditional and eclectic percussion instruments.His love for music began with playing the clarinet as a child. He then studied...

Jose Rossy

Jose Rossy is a percussionist known for his mastery of numerous traditional and eclectic percussion instruments.His love for music began with playing the clarinet as a child. He then studied...

Dayron Luis

Dayron Luis San Juan

Dayron Luis San Juan, born in Havana, Cuba, embarked on his musical journey in 2005, completing pre-university studies at Sergio Gonzales High School before obtaining a bachelor's degree from the...

Dayron Luis San Juan

Dayron Luis San Juan, born in Havana, Cuba, embarked on his musical journey in 2005, completing pre-university studies at Sergio Gonzales High School before obtaining a bachelor's degree from the...

Roberto Jr. Vizcaino

Roberto Jr Vizcaino

Roberto Jr Vizcaino comes from the new generation of Cuban percussionists, who preserve and respect the traditions of their culture, fusing and recreating them into both modern and classic. Born...

Roberto Jr Vizcaino

Roberto Jr Vizcaino comes from the new generation of Cuban percussionists, who preserve and respect the traditions of their culture, fusing and recreating them into both modern and classic. Born...

Julian Valdés

Julian Valdés

In his brief yet illustrious career, Julián Valdés has emerged as a standout percussionist, showcasing remarkable talent and versatility. With a natural flair for rhythm and an innate ability to...

Julian Valdés

In his brief yet illustrious career, Julián Valdés has emerged as a standout percussionist, showcasing remarkable talent and versatility. With a natural flair for rhythm and an innate ability to...