Adriano


When and why did you start drumming?
I started drumming in 1992, I was attracted to the vibration, the beats, it was something very spiritual for me.

Do you sing or play other instruments?
Yes, I play a bit of bass guitar and acoustic guitar.

What’s your favourite memory of drumming?
When I started to do African drumming here in Toronto.

What inspired you to join TDot Batu?
The Afro-brazilian beats.

What advice would you give to beginners?
Always be focused and pay attention. Listen at all times.

What are you listening to lately?
Mostly reggae.

What’s your favorite place in the TDot?
My favorite spot is Kensington Market!