Diez, Fernando : Encounters
ENCOUNTERS is a mix of traditional rhythms from around the word and modern technology music that creates a unique blend, colorful, groovy and unique. Be ready to be taken on a journey! Currently living in Los Angeles, Fernando Diez has been playing percussion for over twenty years and has never been limited to one style of drumming. Raised in France, he was not only influenced by the Latin music of his Spanish parentage, but also by the African and Middle Eastern music scenes in Paris. He has trained and worked all over Europe, Africa, the U.S and Cuba. Fernando was also influenced by the Jazz, Rock, R&B and Pop that he listened to growing up. Worked with: BATTISTA: Flamenco Dance Pop---RHYTHM SLAM: Percussion-Stomp-Dance Group --- MARTA SANTANARIA & VIAJEM --- THANIA SANZ: Latin Pop --- HOWARD HEWITT: R&B --- LUIS VILLEGAS: New Flamenco --- ONE TRIBE NATION: Fusion --- ELLEE VEN: Pop --- ELDAD TARMU: Jazz --- MARISELA: Latin Pop ---SHAKA RA: Afro Pop --- FOSTER ENT. --- SYMCHA ORCHESTRA --- SACCI, KLINE & DIEZ: World beat trio --- REDD: Rock-Funk --- ALAN RUBIK: Contemporary Jazz --- MOJACAR: Flamenco-jazz --- AZIKMEN: Reggae --- GUEM: Percussion --- SAHIR: Percussion --- MOUNSI: Algerian Funk --- SAF: Senegalese ---SAPHO: French morrocan.