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Sotolongo Zapata

Inor Sotolongo Zapata


With MEINL since:

March 2006


February 23, 1971

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Havana, Cuba

Currently living in:

Paris, France

Drumming since:


Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

swiming, cooking, dancing...and sleeping!

Favorite Food:


Favorite Drink:

Water & fruit juices


Julio Peraza, Roberto Concepcion, Roberto Vizcaino

Highlight of your career so far:

When I was in school I played with "Orquesta Enrique Jorrin" the creators of Cha Cha Cha, and It was Ruben Gonzalez in the piano!!!

Drumming strengths:

Independence and adaptability

Drumming means to me:

Breathe, live, music! The way to be!

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Be creative and keep working on it.

How would you describe yourself:

Open minded percussionist...a free musician!

When I look back on my life one day, I would like to be able to say:

"How I did it? I don't know but it was awesome!"