Guillermo Acevedo

Thank you so much for coming along to the recue at the PASIC clinic in Indi. You just came in time to save my bass drum sound with The Bass Drum Lift. Now it’ll be an essential part of my ‘must have gear’. You have a new convert 🙂

-Guillermo “Memo” Acevedo

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Memo Acevedo is an active drumset and percussion player in New York City. He specializes in Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and Colombian music and drumming. He has taught (and teaches) at Drummers Collective, New York University, Humber College, and clinics abroad, nationally and internationally. He has also recorded with Stephen Stills, Mark Murphy, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Bruce Cockburn, Louie Belson, Tito Puente, Hilton Ruiz, Irakere, Tom Scott and many more. Memo has been awarded two “percussionist of the year award” by the Jazz Report Magazine (media poll) and a JUNO award for best World Beat recording. He has been invited twice to perform at ‘Fiesta del Tambor’ in Havana, Cuba. Presently he’s in charge of the Education department at LP & TOCA percussion companies. Pro-Mark Sticks have produced his invention stick known as ‘Revolution’. Memo is a native of Bogota, Colombia