SAM Spring 2013 drum faculty Tony Escapa – Nominated for Best Pop Drummer


SAM Spring 2013 drum faculty TONY ESCAPA

Tony Escapa, the Puerto Rican drum sensation, drum faculty for the Spring 2013 semester is nominated in the Best Pop Drummer category in the prestigious Modern Drummer magazine’s Reader Poll 2013. He is nominated alongside Vinnie Colaiuta, Abe Laboriel Jr. and others.

Tony Escapa is a longtime drummer for the Puerto Rican Pop star Ricky Martin. He has also played with countless other artists like Al Di Meola, Paoli Mejias, Simon Shaheen, Oz Noy, David Sanchez, Miguel Zenón, Claudia Acuña, and more.


Tony Escapa would be teaching in the Spring 2013 drum program along with Cuban virtuoso Ludwig Afonso and the Brazillian master Alex Kautz here in Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music.

Here is a video from Tony’s Drum Cam from a Ricky Martin concert in Buenos Aries.


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