Joel Mateo (Drums) is a drummer and percussionist from Puerto Rico. He began his musical studies at an early age at the Escuela Libre de Música Juan Morell Campos in Ponce,
Joel Mateo (Drums) is a drummer and percussionist from Puerto Rico. He began his musical studies at an early age at the Escuela Libre de Música Juan Morell Campos in Ponce, PR. He continued his music studies completing a BA in the Interamercian University in PR, and then an MA at the Aaron Copland School of Music in NYC. His musical range has led him to play live and record with international artists such as Papo Vázquez, Miguel Zenón, Manuel Valera, Andy González, Tego Calderón, Elio Villafranca, John Benítez, La Mala Rodríguez, and Paoli Mejias, among others. Joel currently resides in NYC, where he continues to play, record and travel with different artists and groups.
Miguel Zenón is a Puerto Rican alto saxophonist, composer, band leader, music producer, and educator. He is a multiple Grammy Award nominee, and the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a MacArthur Fellowship. Zenón has released many albums as a band leader and appeared on over 70 recordings as a sideman.
Miguel was recently here in January performing during eMeLe-K week long tribute to Martin Luther King jr.
Saturday February 23rd
Admission $15 online / $20 Door
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