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Rodrigo Villanueva

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: March 26, 1967    

Rodrigo Villanueva

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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    Rodrigo Villanueva
    Eddie Gomez Trio Live in Mexico...
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    Rodrigo Villanueva
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Featured recording “Live In Mexico City”

Latest Release

Live In Mexico City

Jazzling Records (2010)

Events Calendar

Date Event Ticket
Oct05 Rodrigo Villanueva
The Fountain of Madison
Madison, WI
Nov16 Rodrigo Villanueva
The Fountain of Madison
Madison, WI

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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 Instrument: Drums

Location: Janesville, WI

Willing to teach: Intermediate to advanced students

Credentials/Background:

NIU 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 Information:

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

Yamaha Drums
Sabian Cymbals
Evans Drumheads
Vic Firth Drumsticks
LP percussion instruments Rodrigo's master classes and clinics topics: Time Keeping
Natural Motion and Posture
Melodic approach to improvisation and practice on the drumset
Transcriptions: Understanding Style, Phrasing and Sound through drum set transcriptions.
Brushes
French Grip, American Grip and German Grip.
Time Placement: Playing On Top, Dead Center, and Behind the beat.
Organizing your practice schedule and setting your goals.
Always make music when you practice.

YAMAHA DRUMS Birch Custom Absolute Nouveau or Recording Custom.
SABIAN CYMBALS
EVANS DRUM HEADS
VIC FIRTH DRUM STICKS, MALLETS & BRUSHES
LP PERCUSSION
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