DAVID L. RIVERA
Over six years of professional music experience focused on teaching, arranging, composing, and performing various music styles – including Jazz, Latin, Gospel, Rock and Pop. Performed with legendary Gospel Singer Ron Kenoly, Grammy Award Winner John Benitez , Tito Nieves, Frankie Negrón and vibraphonist Victor Mendoza. Participated in numerous live concerts with Fernando Huergo, William Cepeda, Latin Grammy Nominee Gonzalo Grau y La Clave Secreta , Mango Blue, Fernando Brandao, and Bassists Oscar Stagnaro. Currently official drum set player of Mango Blue and the Eguie Castillo’s "Mambo King" Big Band and Latin Jazz Band. Furthermore, currently a guest drum set player with numerous bands/ trios/ quartets in a variety of venues including the Regatta Bar, Scullers Jazz Club, Ryles Jazz Club, House of Blues, and the Outerland Club at Martha’s Vineyard. Finally, a faculty member at the Berklee College of Music in various programs like The Berklee City Music Outreach Program, The Berklee Day Sessions Program and The Berklee Five Week Program.