Horacio “el Negro” Hernandez

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Smithsonian Celebrates Global Reach of Jazz during Jazz Appreciation Month

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History marked the 12th annual Jazz Appreciation Month with a global cultural perspective on April 9, receiving jazz artifacts from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) jazz master Randy Weston, and Latin jazz…

Modern Drummer
Apr 17, 2013

Montreal Drum Fest Celebrates its 20th Year

The Montreal Drum Fest is celebrating its twentieth anniversary this October 20 and 21. Saturday, October 20th, 2012 Dave Weckl Keith Carlock Pedrito Martinez Group The Drumbassadors (René Creemers & Wim DeVries) Magella Cormier/Eric Boudreault Duo Brad Park (The Badnutbeats) and…

Modern Drummer
Sep 7, 2012

Jose Rosa

Hello, Modern Drummer readers. My name is Jose Rosa, and I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself, tell you about my latest book, The Art of Latin Drumming, and share information about the Contemporary Drums & Percussion Camp.…

Modern Drummer
Mar 26, 2012

Modern Drummer Festival™ 2011 DVD

The Hudson Music team was on hand once again to capture all the action as the Modern Drummer Festival 2011 took place at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey. In a program packed with amazing performances and insightful educational…

Modern Drummer
Oct 27, 2011

VIDEO! Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez & the New World Order 2011 Modern Drummer Festival montage

http://youtu.be/iGD_wFC6L-Y In this montage drummer Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez & the New World Order perform at the 2011 Modern Drummer Festival. Modern Drummer’s 2011 Festival was held at Montclair State University in New Jersey on May 21, 2011. Video/Editing by…

Modern Drummer
Jun 6, 2011

Mariza’s Vicky Marques

“Olá a todos!” is Portuguese for “Hello everyone!” First of all, it’s a pleasure to talk to you all. I’m Vicky Marques, and I’ve performed and/or recorded with artists such as Paulo Gonzo, Ana Moura, Yuri Daniel (bass player for…

Modern Drummer
Dec 14, 2010

Pete Lockett: Horacio Hernandez And Bill Bruford Give Props

(May 2010 Issue) The May issue of MD, out now, features an in-depth conversation with multi-percussion master Pete Lockett. In this online exclusive, two drumkit legends, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez and Bill Bruford, talk about their collaborations with Lockett. Hernandez…

Modern Drummer
Mar 22, 2010

Felipe Torres

Hi to all my fellow Modern Drummer readers. My name is Felipe, and I've been playing drums for thirteen years. As I write my first blog for MD, I'm currently getting ready to tour with a new band for me,…

Modern Drummer
Oct 22, 2008

Robby Ameen

The first thing you notice when entering Robby Ameen's Manhattan apartment is the rich aroma of Cuban cigars, stroking your nose hairs like a dark breeze from an illicit island. Ameen's walls are covered with cigar-box covers from Habana's finest:…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2004