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Video – The Untameable Series: Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez
by / on May 26, 2015 at 6:49 pm

Video – The Untameable Series: Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez

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The Smithsonian Recognizes Horacio Hernandez – Video
by / on February 4, 2014 at 10:03 pm

The Smithsonian Recognizes Horacio Hernandez – Video

      Grammy award-winning drummer, and longstanding Pearl artist, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez permanently cemented his place in history earlier this month, as he donated his iconic late-90’s era Pearl MRX Masters Custom drum set to The Smithsonian National Museum of American History, in celebration of the museum’s 12th Annual Jazz Appreciation Month! In a ceremony that took place on the […]

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Bujumbura, Burundi – August 2012
by / on August 8, 2012 at 6:57 pm

Bujumbura, Burundi – August 2012

Here I am at airport in Bujumbura, Burundi, with the band of one of the most talented and tasteful musicians Ihave ever had the privilege to meet and play with; composer, piano player and singer Meddy Gerville from the gorgeous Reunion Island on the Indian Ocean, East Africa. It was one of the most inspirational and beautiful tours I have […]

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Another Great and Unforgettable Night at UDC (Ultimate Drum Camp)  –  07-12
by / on July 7, 2012 at 7:00 pm

Another Great and Unforgettable Night at UDC (Ultimate Drum Camp) – 07-12

Every August most of the great group of friends that stared on the film “A Drummers Dream” get together in Magog, a small beautiful lake town one and a half hours east of Montreal, for a week of intense learning. Every night after one of us presents his concert we end up jamming together… How can we describe Dennis? The […]

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Thank You Pearl Drums – 6-12
by / on June 4, 2012 at 10:10 pm

Thank You Pearl Drums – 6-12

Thank You Pearl Drums It’s a little bit late (1:55AM) and can’t stop looking at it but I want to wake up at 7:30AM to walk my daily 4 miles along the beach getting in shape for the shirtless European summer tour this year with guitar man Marc Ribot!!! But I can not go to bed without at least thanking […]

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Trading Guns For Cowbells 04-12
by / on February 4, 2012 at 10:32 pm

Trading Guns For Cowbells 04-12

This picture is to support the current activities that are happening in Uganda with Kony 2012. I have been moved by this campaign because I remember my trip to Uganda in 2006 taking this picture that was entitles “trading guns for cowbells” as a way to denounce the atrocities that are affecting many children in Africa. Lets take weapons and […]

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Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez Awarded Honorary Doctor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music
by / on July 15, 2010 at 6:40 pm

Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez Awarded Honorary Doctor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music

    PERUGIA, Italy — DL Media is proud to announce that multi-Grammy Award winning drummer extraordinaire, improvisational composer, and leader of a cutting edge Cuban-born, Italian-based quartet,Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, will be awarded with an Honorary Doctor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music on Thursday, July 15, 2010 in recognition of his extraordinary musicianship and many career […]

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Negro’s Musings  02-07
by / on February 5, 2007 at 4:17 am

Negro’s Musings 02-07

Negro’s Musings In the past 15 years or more, the end of January represents the moment to reunite with our brothers & sisters… and we are very happy to see each other once a year. Besides being able to hug and say hello to all the people responsible for creating, building and marketing our beautiful instruments, we also get the […]

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El Negro – 12-06
by / on December 5, 2006 at 4:19 am

El Negro – 12-06

In the month of April, I was able to participate in a few great recordings……. at the beginning of the month I went to Puerto Rico, first to record with reggaeton girl Shany Duco and then to celebrate Eddie Palmieri’s 50 year career anniversary at the Tito Puente Amphitheatre. Four hours flying, shifted me to Boston, to play a concert […]

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El Negro 9–06
by / on September 5, 2006 at 4:20 am

El Negro 9–06

A serious lack of time has made me absent from the monthly newsletter. In other words, I have been in more than 25 countries in what is looking like the most traveled year of my entire life! In January, after recording a documentary for PBS with Marc Ribot and doing a home recording for Mike Sterlacci, I escaped from snow, […]

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