Percussionist Carlos Adames is a widely acclaimed percussionist known for his explosive soloing and inventive percussion patterns. He'ís a composer, arranger and educator who has worked professionally all over the Western Hemisphere and Europe.
Mr. Adames was born into a musical family that inspired him and helped shape him as a musician, and he began playing the drums at the age of six. His South American and Caribbean roots combined with his understanding of contemporary and classical music make him a complete and skilled master musician.
Mr. Adames studied Percussion at the Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes of Mexico and The Conservatorio Nacional de M√∫sica de La Habana, as well as with world known percussionists such as Miguel "Ang√°" Diaz, Jes√∫s Alfonso Mir√≥, Los Mu√±equitos de Matanzas, Lamim Thiam, and many others.
His musical journey is a personal quest to explore and create new sounds and rhythmic fusions, and his playing is characterized by innovation, energy and pure heart.