Elio Piedra began his career at the age of 10 at the Arts Conservatory Raul Sanchez in Cuba, specializing in percussion studies. By 11 he was involved in the Jazz world and the fusion between Jazz, Rumba and Afro Cuban rhythms. He studied with Hector Alonso, Benicio Lezcano and Sergio M. Cardoso, giving him a solid base to prepare for a future in music.

I have had the opportunity of working with world-renowned musicians such as Chuchito Valdes,Jennifer Holiday, as well as with many other musicians around the United States

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"Music in the soul can be heard by the universe."

Welcome to my world! 
  I share my soul with you in hopes that you can hear the rhythm in my heart
I have the most amazing job in the world because I get to do what I love every day

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I am committed to developing my career as a musician and educator each day a little bit more. 

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Elio Piedra

 Touring ,clinician,artist and educator