He loves jazz and plays clarinet and trumpet.
I started laughing and said 'Guys, I think (Latin jazz) is over the hump,'.
I started on timbales. I had a friend who had a little Latin jazz band. His father made the timbales for us, so I learned to play on them.
I had great parents and there was music in our house every day and my parents danced.
Are you Cuban or Puerto Rican?
My brothers and sisters got into mambo and cha-cha-cha music that they played on the radio, ... Back then there was only one station in L.A. that would play it. The disc jockey was Chico Cesno who would play what he called 'musica Cubana' or 'musica Latina.'.