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Victor Rendón

Percussionist, educator, composer and arranger - Victor Rendón - is a New York City musician who has released seven CDs as a leader and has worked with Mongo Santamaria, Chico O'Farrill, Carlos "Patato" Valdés, Ray Santos, Grupo Caribe, The Latin Jazz Coalition, The "New" Xavier Cugat Orchestra, Los Más Valientes, Grupo Latin Vibe, Rudy Calzado’s Cubarama, and many others. Rendón, who holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of North Texas and a Master’s degree in education from Hunter College (NYC), has had a lengthy career teaching instrumental music and Latin percussion in the New York City Public Schools. Victor is an active clinician and is author of The Art of Playing Timbales, published by Music in Motion Films and distributed by Alfred Music.

Victor currently performs with his group, Bronx Conexión Latin-Jazz Big Band, as well as his Afro-Caribbean percussion group, Co-Tim-Bó. He also teaches at Lehman College in NYC, where he teaches Latin Percussion, leads the Percussion Ensemble, and directs the Lehman Latin Jazz Ensemble. Mr. Rendón is an LP, Sabian, Vic Firth, and Evans performing artist and educator.



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