Henry Cole

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Henry Cole: Afrorriqueño Afrobeat

Posted on Sep 30, 2018

“Bringing together apparently diverse influences is something that may run in the drummer’s blood. On the one hand, his family’s background is both British and Cuban as well as Puerto Rican. Additionally, his family boasts both political and musical luminaries – a grandfather who was the longest running mayor of his hometown, Mayaguez and great-uncle Roberto Cole, one of the island’s most...

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Language into a Beat: An Interview with Henry Cole

Posted on Sep 30, 2018

Language into a Beat: An Interview with Henry Cole

We’re excited to host this world-renowned percussionist who is transforming the music scene: Henry Cole, a Puerto Rican native, alongside the Villa Locura, combines a variety of musical styles to create an entirely unique genre. His fusion of beats – from Salsa to folklore, to funk, to R&B, to jazz, to Afro-Caribbean rhythms – moves audiences to feel and dance across the globe;...

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Henry Cole @ Discussions in Percussion – Podcast

Posted on Sep 30, 2018

Henry Cole @ Discussions in Percussion – Podcast

Damon and Marcos interview Henry Cole. Grammy award-winning drummer, who has been a sideman to the greats of jazz as well as a bandleader of his own projects. He has taught at Manhattan School of music, The New School and given tons of masterclasses and clinics. They talk of his upbringing in Puerto Rico, move to NYC and much more. There’s an iconic recording, RIP segment, product reviews,...

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Henry Cole @ AKULKUL Podcast

Posted on Sep 30, 2018

Henry Cole @ AKULKUL Podcast

Cada semana el músico David “Lemuel”  Rivera entrevista a una celebridad diferente para hablar sobre música, deportes, política, negocios y compartir con todos su historia única e interesante. “Henry Cole es un baterista ganador del premio grammy y uno de los bateristas mas importantes de mi generacion. Nos cuenta de sus comienzos en la musica y de su nuevo proyecto...

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Grammy-Winning Drummer Henry Cole Talks About Honoring Puerto Rico, Shares New Documentary Trailer

Posted on May 12, 2018

Grammy-Winning Drummer Henry Cole Talks About Honoring Puerto Rico, Shares New Documentary Trailer

Puerto Rico has a prodigious son, known today as one of the most acclaimed multiple Grammy-winning jazz drummers in the world: Henry Cole. Born in 1979 in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, and raised in Añasco, Cole studied classical percussion at the Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico. Shortly after studying at Berklee College of Music in 1998, he rose to become one of the most recognized drummers on...

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Thank you Siena Jazz.

Posted on Aug 21, 2017

Thank you Siena Jazz.

I want to thank Jacopo Guidi , Caterina Di Perri for the opportunity and the trust in me to be part of one of the most amazing Jazz programs in the world , also all the staff and of course the AMAZING students/artists. Truly special experience and rewarding beyond measures. Thank you..Until next time. “It has been a real pleasure meeting you and see you play, teach and interact with the...

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