"Genius and star… the best of all"

Elbio Rodríguez Barilari. Musician and music critic, Newspaper El País, Montevideo.


"When I saw him for the first time on video, I said to myself… this is what I need, a drummer with such space and power"

Jon Anderson. (YES). California 1992.


"Now I really know how candombe ought to be played on the drum set"

Milton Nascimento. Rio de Janeiro, Brasil 2004.


"I have never listened to anyone like him… he’s unique"

Yusef Lateef. California 1995.


"Elvin, Tony, Max, Jack, Billy, Art, Philly...and José. You are on that list… a creator!"

Charles Moore. Músico y etnomusicólogo de la Universidad de California (UCLA).


"In the 70’s, we knew him as the drummer of Arco Iris and we catalogued him as a virtuoso"

Daniel Ripoll. Music Critic. Pelo Magazine, Argentina.