Born and raised in Panama City, started acquring his professional
experience as a Percussionist at the age of eleven.
In 1981 he established together with Rudi Füsser Conexion
Latina, with which his first international success begun; Berliner
Jazztage '82, East-West Jazz Festival Nürnberg, Salsa Festivals
in entire Europe.
In 1992 he performed in the frame of a commune European Tour
with Tata Güines and Alfredito Rodriguez in renowned Paris
Jazzclub New Morning and at the Filmfestival in Cannes
In 2000 he
was on tour with the New Yorker Latin-Jazz-Band from Hector
Martignon and with Bob Mintzer (Yellow Jacket) and his Big-Band.