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Dafnis Prieto  /  UPDATED May 31, 2023

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Drumeo was very happy to welcome Dafnis Prieto to our studios! Thank you so much to Sean Browne from Yamaha Drums Canada for arranging the event and introducing the Drumeo community to this amazing drummer!

Dafnis Prieto is a Cuban-American drummer, composer, and educator whose revolutionary drumming techniques have made a significant impact on the Latin and jazz music scene.

He has won the 2011 MacArthur Fellowship Award, the “Up & Coming Musician of the Year” by the Jazz Journalists Association in 2006, and earned Grammy Award Nominations for “Best Latin Jazz Album” and “Best New Artist” in 2007.

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Jared Falk is a lifelong drummer, drum teacher, and the co-founder of Drumeo. For over 18 years, Jared has been a leader in the online music education industry, publishing his first online video lessons in 2003 and founding Musora in 2005.

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