An Editor’s Overview
In this issue we feature, for the first time on our cover, the illustrious Alex González. Alex is the drummer and occasional singer/songwriter with the Mexican band Maná, one of the most popular Latin-American groups in the world.
They're rock en Español's ultimate crossover act, filling arenas with pop hooks and big beats that traverse multiple styles.
From his pre-Cream recordings with the Graham Bond Oraganisation, through his work with Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, we trace the early career of the recently deceased drummer who influenced generations.
The revered Latin-jazz drummer, who turned concepts like left-foot clave into drumming staples, is back with an expansive new audio-visual package.
The first-call R&B and pop drummer with Lady Gaga, Camila Cabello, and other superstars has climbed the ladder methodically, and with no small amount of flair.