Fabio Rojas Quintet

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Tuesday / April 1, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street

The percussionist Fabio Rojas will perform with Samuel Batista on alto saxophone, Paul Sanchez on trumpet, Evan Waaramaa on piano, and bassist Osmar Okuma.

Hailing from Valencia, Venezuela, Rojas began playing drums at age 13 and then studied orchestral percussion at Colegio Emil Friedman in Caracas and jazz drums at the Universidad Nacional Experimental de las Artes. At 19, he was playing with the most acclaimed and recognized jazz musicians in Venezuela, such as Pablo Gil, Diego Alvarez, and Gonzalo Mico.

Rojas has performed at numerous venues and events since coming to Boston, including Boston Symphony Hall, TEDx Boston, the Berklee Middle Eastern Festival, and the Esplanade, to name a few.