Ignacio Berroa has been recognized as one of the greatest drummers of our times. He was honored by inclusion in the 2011 Mp3 compilation entitled “Jazz Drumming Legends” which features some of the most renowned drummers in Jazz history.
Ignacio Berroa was born in Havana Cuba on July 8 1953. He left his country in 1980 during the Mariel boatlift, moved to New York and joined Dizzy Gillespie’s quartet in 1981 becoming the drummer of all the important bands Gillespie formed until his death in 1993.
Location: The Gleason Room - Backstage at the Fillmore