Carlos Adames is a percussionist, drummer, singer, band leader, songwriter, composer and educator. He was born in Panama, and has studied and taught music around the world. He plays a wide variety of percussion instruments, including Bata, Conga, Cajon, Timbale and Bongo. His current project, The Carlos Adames Group, is a unique and vibrant blend of Jazz influenced by each one of the band’s members. To hear the Carlos Adames Group is to take a journey through different rhythms, cultures, and eras – to Central America, the Caribbean, Africa and America – providing a rich musical fusion. Their original compositions provide an opportunity to enjoy both the traditional rhythms and modern interpretations of Latin Jazz. The Carlos Adames Group is for anyone looking to experience soulful, passionate, and truly original Latin Jazz.