Jimmy Branly was born in Havana, Cuba, and grew up in a rich musical environment of Cuban flavors. Jimmy’s professional career began at the young age of 15. Jimmy started playing with “Cuarto Espacio”, Issac Delgado, NG La Banda, Gonzalo Rubalcava, Keiko Matsui, Flora Purim, Airto Moreira, Rebeca Mauleon, Francisco Aguabella, Brandon Fields, Alan Pascua, Lyle Mays, Otmaro Ruiz, Abraham Laboriel, Michael Nezmith, Sheila E, Alex acuna, Celia Cruz, Strunz & Farah, Luis Conte, Justo Almario, Andy Narell, Carol Welsman, Jimmy Haslip, Russel Ferrante, Oscar Hernandez, Bob James, Dave Valentin, Don Grusin, Omar Sosa, Ken Pleplowski, Tom Scott, John Patitucci, Bob Mintzer, Doc Severinsen, Bryan Linch, Cecilia Noel, Colin Hay, Men At Work, The LA Latin Jazz All Stars, Poncho Sanchez, Giovany Idalgo, Bill Cunliffe, Playing For Change.
Jimmy Branly is endorsed by Zildjian Cymbals, Yamaha Drums and hardware, Remo drum heads, LP Percussion and VicFirth sticks.
About the Session
Sticks In Clave-Finding your Beat
Jimmy Branly talks about his approach to the drum set, Emphasizing technique, sounds and dynamics. demonstrating examples of rhythms from Cuba. Different ways to play them plus a variation of exercises for phrasings and more relaxed way of playing.