The number one show on Broadway, Hamilton the Musical will be part of the 2016 Grammy Awards live on February 15th. Vic Firth artists Andres Patrick Forero and Benny Reiner will join the cast and orchestra in a live performance from the Richard Rogers Theater which will be simulcast during the Grammy Awards. This is only the 3rd time that the Grammy’s has done a simulcast performance in its 58 year existence. Please tune in to see this exciting live television appearance.
Andres Patrick Forero is considered to be one of the best “Crossover” Drummer/Percussionists in the industry. Early in his music career, Andres was asked to take the prestigious title of jazz ambassador to the United States through the United Nations. He has traveled around the world as a peace leader and ambassador of music. Here at home, he keeps a busy teaching and playing schedule!
Benny Reiner is a native of Jonesboro, Arkansas and studied music at the University of Memphis, majoring in Jazz and Studio Performance. After establishing himself in the historic Memphis music scene, he relocated to Nashville and finally New York City to further his education at The New School for Jazz and his career as a producer and performer.