Welcome to Ignacio Berroa’s Official Website!

Welcome to Ignacio Berroa’s Official Website!

Here you will find music, photos, videos , tour dates and other exciting information. Check in frequently  to get latest news on Ignacio Berroa! Photo Curtesy of  INEDITT PHOTOGRAPHY

Ignacio Berroa Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Montreal Drum Festival

Ignacio Berroa Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Montreal Drum Festival

HIS TRIUMPHANT REGAL RETURN The Montréal Drum Fest is proud to announce the return of the king—the great Ignacio Berroa. Let the bells and the banners fly! Nobody forgets how he ignited the crowd last visit. And he’s gotten tighter, slicker, hotter, and more exciting. This is going to be good. At once a veteran and a pioneer, the Cuban-born drummer has been applauded through the years for his facility in combining folkloric rhythms with contemporary jazz and funk. It’s a fiery blend that swings like a mother, grooves like a locomotive, never forgetting old country roots. For a pre Drum Fest taste, Google “Se Le Ve”, a hit track Berroa cut with the Puerto Rican band Batacumbele decades back. [...]

Ignacio Sits-In with Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Friends at Bennett Studios

Ignacio Sits-In with Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Friends at Bennett Studios

Ignacio Berroa lays down some percussion on the tune “Moor” by Paul Bley. This amazing cut is a haunting tribute to Paul Bley’s free jazz masterpeace and features Ignacio along with Marcus Gilmore on drums , Matt Brewer on Bass and Gonzalo Rubalcaba on Piano.

Modern Drummer and Blue Note issue “Jazz Drumming Legends”

Modern Drummer and Blue Note issue “Jazz Drumming Legends”

Track List 1. Horace Silver – Nothing But The Soul (feat. Art Blakey) 2. Art Pepper – Straight Life (feat. Joe Morello) 3. Gene Krupa – Lover 4. John Coltrane – Locomotion (feat. Philly Joe Jones) 5. Elvin Jones – Village Greene 6. Herbie Hancock – Watermelon Man (feat. Billy Higgins) 7. John Scofield – So Sue Me (feat. Jack DeJohnette) 8. Tony Williams - Red Mask 9. Robert Glasper Trio – No Worries (feat. Chris “Daddy” Dave) 10. Pat Martino – Dozen Down (feat. Lewis Nash) 11. Bill Stewart – Fano 12. Ignacio Berroa – Woody ‘N’ You 13. Miles Davis – Move (feat. Max Roach) 14. Chick Corea - Matrix (feat. Roy Haynes) 15. The Buddy Rich Big Band – Channel 1 Suite