Stevie Wonder's percussionist to perform masterclass at The Institute!

Stevie Wonder's spectacular drummer and percussionist Fausto Cuevas is taking time out from his current European tour with the soul legend to visit the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance for an exclusive masterclass on Monday 29 September.

A keen player since the age of eleven, Fausto first discovered his love for percussion while making his way through Boston's Berklee College of Music, and he has since emerged as one of the most in-demand drummers and percussionists in the business.

Fausto´s discography spans from recording, performing and touring with artists and projects ranging from Latin to Legend, including: Julio Iglesias, Celia Cruz, Teena Marie, Cheo Feliciano, Al Jarreau, Tito Nieves, Nestor Torres, Roy Hargrove, and Britney Spears, Queen Latifah, he has performed at the World Music and Lady of Soul Music Awards with Sheila E and Amerie; the City of Hope Benefit with Rickey Minor Band and Taylor Hicks; and the Tobago Jazz Festival with Natalie Cole, Vanessa Williams, Patti LaBelle, Najee, and Johnny Gil.

This masterclass takes place on Monday September 29th between 7pm and 9pm. For more details visit the Institute website or contact the Institute direct on:

− 020 7328 0222

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