Meinl Percussion


Friday, July 12, 2013 - 9:32 AM

[Artist Spotlight] Yoel Paez Gonzalez

Yoel Paez Gonzalez graduated as a teacher and musician specializing in classical and modern percussion in Havana (ENA).
In 2003 he was nominated among the best drummers of Timba Cubana, sharing the stage with Jose Luis Quintana (Changuito), Calixto Oviedo, Samuel Formell and Giraldo Piloto.
Yoel currently works at the Schools of Music: The Klave and ABPdrums in Valencia. Meanwhile, he has also participated as a lecturer at numerous seminars and Percussion festivals.
In 2012 Yoel launched his newest DVD about Drums and Percussion, "The Art of the independence 360° " in which he takes us to an incredible journey through more than twelve different kinds of percussion sets, covering styles such as Afro-Cuban Jazz, pop, fusion, flamenco, etc.   

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