Augusto Santana
CONTACT

ABOUT

Contact Info: augusto.santana (at) g-m-a-il (dot)com

I am a drummer and a Latin percussionist.

Back in my original Country (Uruguay), I've been playing music for 20+ years. Rock, Blues, Pop, Latin and Jazz. Originals and jazz/blues standards. Done several recordings and very good experience on stage.

Here in Canada, I've played with:

2008 - Little Peter & the Elegants (Rock from 50-60, Elvis, Beatles, Beach Boys, Temptations, etc..)
2009 - Retrospect (R&R 70 & 80s, Beatles, Doobie Bros.)
2010 - Nighthawk (R&R, Blues, Country from the 70's)
2010 - Andre & Augusto Jazz Duo
2011 - Percussionist - Sheraton Cadwell Orchestras (Big Band)
2011 - Drummer for pianist George Marton
2011 - Drummer at Thirty and a Third Funky Music Band
2015 - Drummer/percussion at Toronto Modern Jazz Project
2015 - Drummer dance band The Waves
2015 - Drums/Percussion - Havana Power Band (J.Dapello)
2016 Soul sacrifice Carlos Santana tribute band
2018 Milton Show Band. Big Band.
2019 Louisiana Havana. Dixieland and Latin Jazz
2019 Milton Concert Band. Classic Percussion for Symphonic type of orchestra.

Screen name:
Augusto Santana
Member since:
Nov 17 2006
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Instrument experience:

Other Percussion:
Expert
Drums:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

1. Pearl
2. Taye
3. Meinl CONGAS
4. Latin Percussion Bongos
5. Latin Percussion Timbales
6. Zildjian, Paiste and Sabian Cymbals

MUSIC