Manny is a drummer and percussionist with over twenty years of performance experience. His career has placed him in almost every possible musical situation and has led him to perform abroad in countries such as Mexico, South America, Africa and France. All while maintaining a consistent working schedule in Colorado, sharing the stage with great musicians such as Dave Valentin, Steve Turre, Yosvany Terry, Babbi Mason, John Faddis and Paquito D'Rivera. Manny studied music at the University of Denver and is fluent in all styles/genres on both the drumset as well as Latin Percussion instruments. He shares his passion for education with students of all levels and ages. Lessons will be structured according to each student and their interests, with a fundamental focus on reading, playing by ear (listening), technique and improvisation. All ability levels and ages are welcome!