Richard E. Bravo

COUNTRY United States      
GROUP JUANES, BARRY GIBB, CARLOS OLIVA      

Biography

BORN IN:
Caracas,Venezuela

LIVES IN:
Miami, FL

DRUMMING SINCE:
1977

CURRENT BAND/PROJECT:
Juanes, Barry Gibb, Carlos Oliva, First Call Studio Instructor at the University of Miami

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Liberty Devitto, Jimmie Morales

FAVORITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
"Imagine Project", Herbie Hancock

FAVORITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
"52nd Street", Billy Joel

CAREER HIGHLIGHT(S):
Recording with Barry Gibb and Barbara Streisand on Guilty Pleasures; Playing with Juanes at the 2010 World Cup Opening Ceremonies in South Africa; Winning DRUM Magazine 2011 DRUMMIES Readers' Poll for Studio Percussionist, and runner-up for Percussionist of the Year.

FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
14" AA El Sabor Top Hat (Brilliant) with a 14" AA Flat Hat Bottom (Brillant).

Shirazette L.A. Tinnin

The Shirazette Experiment, The Tia Fuller Quartet

Rodney Barreto

Chucho Valdes, Omara Portuondo, Havana De Primera And Studio

ARON MELLERGARDH

Dirty Loops

Cody Hanson

Hinder

Billy Knockenhauer

Morne