Jimmy Branly

Born in Havana, Cuba in 1972, Branly began playing drums at the age of 13. Branly has performed with nearly every major group in Cuba in virtually every musical genre from straight-ahead jazz to fusion to hardcore dance music.

Among his credits (in Cuba and the U.S.) are piano virtuoso Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Chucho Valdez, Emiliano Salvador, Carlitos del Puerto, N.G la Banda, Issac Delgado, Cuarto Espacio, Ernan Lopez Nussa quartet, Flora Purim and Airto Moreira, Strunz and Farah, Celia Cruz, Tito Nieves, Franky Negron, Sheila E, Jimmy Haslip, Russell Ferrante, Otmaro Ruiz, Abraham Laboriel, Benn Clatworthy, Riahnnon, The Carlos Cuevas Trio, Alberto Salas, Thania Sanz, Rebeca Maulon, Francisco Aguabella, Poncho Sanchez, Luis Conte, Justo Almario, Brandon Fields, Mike Turre, Alex Acuna, Gregg Bissonette, Marvin “Smitty” Smith, Cuba LA , Susie Hansen, Alan Pasqua, Brian Lynch quartert, Andy Narell, Andy Garcia, David Carpenter, Brian Bromberg, Emil Richards, Judith Owen, Pat Senatore, The LA Latin-Jazz all Stars Big Band, Alondra Branly, Jimmy Johnson, Carol Welsman, Hector Crisantes, Sandro Albert’s Quintet, Kellye Gray, Luis Conte, Michito Sanchez, and many others.

Lessons Featuring Jimmy Branly…