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Puerto Rico


With MEINL since:



February 24, 1965

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Currently living in:

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Byzance Traditional Thin Crash 18"

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

Honda CR-V

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Play with my daughter.

Favorite Food:

Parrillada, Argentine and Seafood

Favorite Drink:



Musician's Institute, Tony Sanchez, Giovanni Hidalgo

Highlight of your career so far:

Playing with Carlos Santana at the Bob Marley Fest in Florida in front of 40,000 people with Bob's mother on stage watching the show.

Drumming strengths:

Groove, playing for the song, caribbean rhythms.

Drumming means to me:

Passion, Love, A Reason to wake up everyday with a smile on my face doing what I love for a living.

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Practice and don't give up on your dreams.

How would you describe yourself:

Funny, honest, free spirit, hard worker.

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

Wow, what a ride! I played the drums and helped young kids do the same.