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We proudly present to you the newest Meinl Cymbals endorser!

Drummer for such acts as Łona & The Pimps or Ten Typ Mes Live Band joined Meinl Cymbals. Manolo’s weapon of choice is now Byzance series. Jose Manuel Alban Juarez (known as Manolo) is an energetic volcano with some latino flavor. Great drummer and percussionist! He was born i Sczczecin, Poland, where he has finished the first and second grade music school, class of drums of course. He made his debut with his father’s band, Son Latino.


(photo by Dominik Czubak)

He played and recorded with artists from all different kinds of music. For example: Kora Jackowska, Krzesimir Dębski, Tomasz Stańko, Maanam, Wojciech Waglewski, Fisz i Emade, Tworzywo Sztuczne, Natural Dread Killaz, Mc Marika, Ania Dąbrowska, Paulina Przybysz (Pinnawela), Stańko/Smolik (Peyotl), Młynarski plays Młynarski, Novika, Miuosh czy Jimek. He is up to do some live DVD for Deutsche Grammofon featuring german rapper Motrip, Jimkiem and the Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra.

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(photo by Dominik Czubak)

We wish both sides a smooth cooperation, and only success ahead!