Rodrigo Villanueva

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: March 26, 1967    

Drummer and composer, Rodrigo holds a bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas. He has played and/or recorded with several jazz, classical and pop artists from Mexico, Perú, Korea, Japan and the U.S. Among them are Stefan Karlsson, Lynn Seaton, Eddie Gomez, Fareed Haque, Ed Saindon, Clark Terry, Eddie Henderson, Jimmy Owens, Liam Teague, Rodolfo Sanchez, Lee Tomboulian, Hiro Morozumi, Jangeun Bae, Carlos Guedes, Meyer Kupferman, Takayoshi Yoshioka, Jon Anderson, Carlos Prieto, Roberto Limón, Sandra Kaye, Carla White, and the Mexican pop icons Lucero and Alejandro Fernandez...
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  • All Blues

    Rodrigo Villanueva
    Eddie Gomez Trio Live in Mexico...
  • El Nino

    Rodrigo Villanueva
    To Be Released

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Featured recording “Live In Mexico City”

Latest Release

Live In Mexico City

Jazzling Records (2010)

Events Calendar

Date Event Ticket
Nov05 Rodrigo Villanueva
Monona Terrace Community Convention Center
Madison, WI
Nov16 Rodrigo Villanueva
The Fountain of Madison
Madison, WI
Nov21 Rodrigo Villanueva
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, IN

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”He is a very accomplished drummer, a very accomplished improviser, a very sensitive player and a very musical individual.” Ed Soph. -Wendy Wilson, North Texas Daily
”Rodrigo es un baterista de un talento muy especial.” Eddie Gomez. -Xavier Quirarte, Milenio

Primary InstrumentDrums

LocationJanesville, WI

Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students

Credentials/BackgroundNIU School of Music
Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies
Private Studio in DeKalb, IL and Janesville, WI.
Over 20 years of teaching experience.
Fridays & Saturdays in Janesville, WI.
Tuesdays through Thursdays in DeKalb, IL.

Clinic/Workshop InformationRodrigo has offered clinics at various universities and jazz schools all around the world: Mexico, Peru, USA, Korea, & Japan. Endorsements: ...

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