Percussionist Johnny Sandoval is a musical tour de force. He starting playing bongos at age 5, now he has an arsenal of sounds and charisma on stage that commands your attention when he takes a solo. Whether he is laying down the the funk or an R& B groove he can just as easily turn to latin jazz,salsa, brazilian, caribbean traditional pop flamenco, middle eastern, rasta ,mexican, colombian, african, peruvian. I think you know what we are dealing with here.
Johnny has toured with Sister Sledge, Arturo Sandoval, Bloodstone, Joe Bataan, The Miracles, Ry Coder, Chuchito Zaldez, Jim Keltner, and many more. Sandoval can also be heard on movie soundtacks that include Mel Gibson’s” Ransom” and Brad Pitt’s “The Devils Own,” and internationally popular televsion show “Sabado Gigante.” and dozens and dozens of recordings.