#20 Eguie Castrillo- Timbale Great & Percussion Faculty at Berklee College of Music
Shoutout to May being the National Chamber Music Month and also the Percussion Ensemble Nexus.
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This is iconic the Tito Puente album "Vaya Puente" that Marcos talks about when he brings up Juan "Papi" Cadavieco.
The song leading into the interview is called "Con Calma" off of the Palladium Tradition by Eguie and his orchestra, and you can find that album here.
Eguie mentions the PASIC festival which is going to be this November 8th-11th 2017 and registration is currently open.
The Tito Puente album "Unlimited" is currently out of stock so kudos to you if you can find it. Here is the album cover.....
The percussion weekend at Berklee is June 9-11th and details are here.
You can search for the Puerto Rican group that Eguie was a part of. It was called "Los Rayos Gamma" (The Gamma Rays).
You can follow Eguie on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. If you're interested in going to Berklee College of Music, you can get more info here. The name of his band is Eguie Castrillo and His Orchestrat. The other band he leads is called, Mar Del Norte.
The model of Sheila E timbales that Eguie uses is currently discontinued, but you may be able to find a set floating around.
Here's a video of Eguie performing at the Heineken Jazz Festival in Puerto Rico...
This is a video of Eguie leading his big band...
This is a video of a percussion jam with Eguie, Giovanni Hidalgo, & Luis Conte.....