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Cortijo
Germany

Jose J. Cortijo

Nina Corti

Profile

With MEINL since:

2008

Birthday:

February 03, 1958

Zodiac Sign:

Aquarius

Place of birth:

Barcelona, Spain (warm)

Currently living in:

Westerwald, Germany (cold)

Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Generation X China Crash 19"

Drumming since:

1973

Car that you currently drive:

Toyota RAV4

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Fitness, jogging, writing books, hang with my wife

Favorite Food:

Pasta + Salad

Favorite Drink:

Water

Teacher:

Pedrito Diaz

Highlight of your career so far:

Difficult to say. There were a lot of nice concerts with some of my heroes. Becoming the first professor for Latin Percussion in Germany in 1993.

Drumming strengths:

Cuban, Fusion, Pop

Drumming means to me:

It's the most fun and beautiful work in the world

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Listen, practice, practice, listen and be original

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

I tried the best. No regrets