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Dafnis Prieto on the Dafnis Prieto Big Band’s Back to the Sunset

The prolific Afro-Cuban and jazz connoisseur honors his musical heroes with a heavy ensemble.

Article by Willie Rose | Photo by Henry Lopez
Apr 25, 2018

Cliff Almond

San Diego native Cliff Almond had special advantages as a young drummer banging his way through the business. Surrounded by a family of professional musicians, Almond learned early the value of sight-reading, good time, and showing up to the gig…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017

August 2008 - Volume 32 • Number 8

Dafnis Prieto, Kenny Aronoff, Deen Castronovo, Adam Deitch, Daniel Glass, J.M. Van Eaton, W.S. Holland, Bobby Crafford, Brian Viglione, John Dolmayan, Gene Hoglan, Julian Dorio, Hugh Grundy, Rodney Howard, John Bonham, Bill Stewart, Brandon Saller, Karl Brazil, Keith Carlock, Rod…

Modern Drummer
Aug 1, 2008

February 2006 - Volume 30 • Number 2

Jon Farriss, Dafnis Prieto, John Humphrey, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Nate Morton, Matt McDonough, Brendan Canty, Jeff Sipe, Jim McCarty, Fred Young, Shannon Leto, Steve Smith, Chris Vrenna, Topper Headon TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month…

Modern Drummer
Feb 1, 2006

August 2002 - Volume 26 • Number 8

Mike Malinin, Jeff Porcaro, Matt Wilson, Antonio Sanchez, Dafnis Prieto, Vera Figueiredo, Geoff Dugmore, Marky Ramone, Sammy J. Watson, Scott Neumann, Tom Ardolino, Phil Beale, Ken Coomer, Ryan Vikedal, Dean Butterworth, John Riley, Antonio Sanchez TO READ THE FULL STORY:…

Modern Drummer
Aug 1, 2002