Humbeat Fernandz


Band to Join, Vocalist, Lead Guitar, Keyboard, Piano.


Humbeat Fernandz is a Canadian (Cuban born) multi-instrumentalist. Played and sang in bands since his teenage years. Starting in England, Wales and Ireland 1995- he set sails in a bohemian musical tour until the present. Left handed but flips righty guitars and basses and plays them upside down (like MonoNeon or Larry Williams or Mr. Hendrix), so he plays right-hand instruments to the left. Also plays drums since he was 8 years old plus percussion and keyboard/piano/guitar. He directed, composed and arranged music as the founder of two of the most successful and popular 90’s Cuban pop-rock fusion bands, Moneda Dura, WenaOnda (Cuba, Spain, Mexico). Played and arranged music for different bands also in England, Perú, Canada, Dominican Republic. His most solid project in Canada has been Red Light Saints. Finalists in the LIVE 88.5 Big Money Shot for 3 years in a row. Winner of the “Concourse de Rock” competition (TAG Radio X, Gatineau).
CDs recorded? MONEDA DURA’s "Cuando duerme la Habana" (1999), "Mucho Cuida'o" (2000), “Con los Pies en la Tierra” (greatest hits live) (2001), “Ojala" (2002) produced by Warner Bros. /EGREM. And later WENAONDA’s "Sabe' lo que te digo" (2003) Latin Soul / Bis Music and recorded RED LIGHT SAINTS’s “District” (2010) independently and a second EP yet to be released. His albums beat from A to Z, all sorts of reverberating melodies and intoxicating tracks and his instrumental music has been used as soundtrack of tv series like “La Perla”, “Enigma de un Verano” and “Coco Verde”, tv and radio program themes, documentary and short films like “Motos”. Great knowledge of studio recording, production and mixing. MONEDA DURA’s "La Buena Onda" led the charts in Spain in the fall of 1999 and as well he had other hits in the charts in Spain, Mexico and more than 10 hits in top charts in Cuba. Toured around and played in the most important television shows around Spain, Mexico, Peru and Cuba. Played in The International Youth Festival, Algeria 2000. Co-designed CDs, posters, magazine articles and co-directed and edited video clips (YOU TUBE channel: humbewenaonda, Humbe Fernandz).
Humbe is humble, collaborative, open-minded and versatile... full of ideas for arrangements and original stuff. Experienced and empirical musician, yet passed different courses with Spanish SGAE (General Society of Authors and Editors): Stage & Repertoire Management, Song Writing and Video Production.

Screen name:
Humbeat Fernandz
Member since:
Mar 10 2009
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:


INFLUENCES: Anything and everything. Latin Jazz background, but he has been in all sorts of bands. He prefers funk, soul, reggae, rhythm and blues, blues, rock (all styles), pop, anything radio friendly with a hook and good taste. Mostly influenced by Flea, James Jamerson, Sting, Verdine White, Cachao, Carlos del Puerto, Nathan East, Geddy Lee, Chris Squire, Steve Harris, Billy Sheehan, and all the alternative and hard core stuff. What a mix!!!


Full geared... to feed a band with good instruments, amps, practice PA, lights, smoke machine hahahaha... and of course all instruments.