It Might As Well Be Spring!

Cherry blossom festival at Kudanshita outside of the Budokan in Tokyo, Japan


                                              Well, it finally happened! It's

Upcoming Percussion Masterclasses

Middle Eastern Percussion Workshops!

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Update: The Element - Tao Concert


The concert at the Unity Church went great and the sound was incredible! The room is in the shape of an octagon with a beautifully crafted raised wooden ceiling and a small dome in the center. I got to use…

¡Traveling back to Bogotá, Colombia!

Estoy viajando de regreso a Bogotá!


So, I'm heading back to Bogota and it's surrounding municipalities of Gachancipá & Tocancipá again on New Year's Eve and I can't wait! I'll be there until January 14th so I will get to spend…

Missing Tokyo Life


I was looking through some photos last night and rating them to get my travel photo editing moving along (finally haha!). Getting into my Japan photos, I realized how much I miss living in Tokyo. I miss the weeknights hanging…

Masterclass On The History of Jazz Drumming

Playing at the 2015 Clearwater Jazz Holiday   Photo by: Joe Sale @ www.TampaimageFactory.com

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Discs, Wax and Bits!

Searching for me on recordings? Look no further!
You can find me on the album "Liberation"- by the band Wahh World Fusion Band​. On this album I play drum set and some hand percussion. Ray (the bass player) and I supply…

Music & Percussion Studies


I am taking more time to dive deeper into the music of the hand percussion lessons and studies that I started in 2007. I am mostly doing it to help keep some of the histories fresh in my mind and…

Playing With Element-Tao


I will have more opportunity to play North African and Middle Eastern hand percussion with the group Element-Tao this fall and winter. We create meditative and energizing soundscapes using violin, cello, wooden flutes, sitar, Tibetan bowls, keyboard and acoustic guitar…

Playing The Clearwater Jazz Festival!

Well, it's finally official. I will be backing up Gloria West and The Gents on October 15 opening the Jazz festival for The Ojays and Gladys Knight!
I am so excited and this is just the beginning of this adventure.…

Going Back To Colombia

I will be heading back to Tocancipá, Colombia from August 25 to September 3 to do some site seeing and work with the students at EFMT.
I can't wait to see where this adventure leads to down the road. Tocancipá, …

Guru Purnima

To all of my DCI, BOA, FMBC, FFCC, my  music teachers and friends:

Today is the day that many of my band members from Wahh World Fusion Band celebrate Guru Purnima. Guru Purnima is an Indian and Nepalese festival dedicated to…