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Stephane Avellaneda

Ana Popovic Band


With MEINL since:



September 24, 1985

Place of birth:

Sisteron, France

Currently living in:

Paris, France

Drumming since:


Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

sport, enjoy life

Favorite Food:



Franck Marco, Thierry Hochtatter, Alain Genre (classic conservatory)

Highlight of your career so far:

Touring with Ana Popovic Band: USA, Europe, Indonesia. Opening for BB King, Robert Cray ... Touring with Billy C Farlow & Mercy in Europe and also Marko Balland, Laids Crétins des Alpes, Walther Gallay.

Drumming strengths:

Tight groovem dynamic, allround drummer

Drumming means to me:

always looking for something new, sharing emotions and meet people

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Play different styles, all kinds of music and find the right study that matches you.

How would you describe yourself:

Serious and determined, I find my real personality when I'm on stage.

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

1, 2, 3, 4 ...