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Maldonado
Puerto Rico

Raul Maldonado

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With MEINL since:

December 2013

Birthday:

June 04, 2014

Place of birth:

Naranjito

Currently living in:

San Juan, PR

Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Byzance Vintage Trash Crash 20"

Drumming since:

1990

Car that you currently drive:

Ford Escape 2013

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Beach

Favorite Food:

Rice with Stewed cod

Favorite Drink:

Water

Teacher:

Anthony Carrillo, Hector Matos, Henry Cole

Highlight of your career so far:

Recording Paoli Mejías Bluray and two Latin Grammy Nominations for Best Latin Jazz Recordings with Charlie Sepulveda & The Turnaround 2009 and 2010

Drumming strengths:

Hardworking, Dedicated

Drumming means to me:

Life

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Always practice consciously thinking how to apply it to a real musical situation

How would you describe yourself:

Passionate 

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

I've lived with intensity!!!