Ruy Adrian Lopez Nussa

COUNTRY Cuba      
GROUP HAROLD LOPEZ-NUSSA TRIO, ALDO LOPEZ-GAVILAN QUARTET       

Biography

BORN IN:
Havana, Cuba in 1986

LIVES IN:
Havana, Cuba

DRUMMING SINCE:
15 years old

CURRENT BAND/PROJECT(S):
Harold Lopez-Nussa Trio, Aldo Lopez-Gavilan Quartet, Virtuosos de Cuba and Miguel Nuñez Quintet.

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Brian Blade, Tony Williams and my father Ruy Lopez-Nussa.

FAVORITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
"El país de las maravillas", Harold Lopez-Nussa, Armonie Mundi
"Ninety Miles", David Sanchez, Stefon Harris and Christian Scott

FAVORITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
"Scenes in the City", Branford Marsalis

CAREER HIGHLIGHT:
Performing at Carnegie Hall with the Aldo Lopez-Nussa Quartet, and at several European festivals such as: Montreaux, Vienne Jazz Festival and the North Sea Jazz Festival.

In 2008 I performed with Frank Fernández and The Symphony Orchestra of Moscow at the Tchaikovski Conservatory.

FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
Manhattan Jazz

Dave Briggs

The Cab

Tom Bona

Soulstack

Jim Orso

The Yum Dee Days

Gould Wu

Killersoap

David Kinkade

Soulfly