Joel Mateo

Drums

Began his musical studies at an early age at the Escuela Libre de Música Juan Morell Campos in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He completed his BA in the Inter-American University in Puerto Rico and a MA at the Aaron Copland School of Music in NYC. His musical range has lead him to play live and record with international artists such as Papo Vazquez, Miguel Zenon, Manuel Valera, Andy Gonzalez, Tego Calderon, Elio Villafranca, John Benitez, La Mala Rodriguez, and Paoli Mejias among others. Joel currently resides in New York City where he continues to play, record and travel with different artist and groups.