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Roberto Rodriguez

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Cuban drummer/percussionist and composer Roberto Rodriguez brings groundbreaking new music through his original musical voice. Roberto Rodriguez draws upon his influences across the board of traditional Cuban music roots to contemporary music in the genres of pop, rock, jazz, world music, avant-garde and classical, making him one of the most versed performers as well as a unique artistic voice.

Roberto Rodriguez was born in El Vedado Habana, Cuba. He studied violin, piano and trumpet at Caturla Conservatory of Music in Habana, and trumpet and drumset from his father, trumpeter and arranger Roberto Luis Rodriguez. Roberto began playing professionally drumset at the age of 13 in Miami with his father's ensembles as well as Israel “Cachao “ Lopez. He received full scholarship to the music program at Univ. of Miami.

Firehouse 12 Performances

Susie Ibarra's Electric Kulintang Friday, May 5, 2006, 10:00p

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