Fernando Diez

Fernando Diez

Kooza, Cirque Du Soleil

Currently working with Kooza, Cirque Du Soleil and based in Los Angeles, Fernando Diez has never been limited to one style of drumming. Raised in France, he was not only influenced by the Latin music of his Spanish parentage, but also by the African and Middle Eastern music scenes in Paris. He has trained and worked all over the world and was also influenced by the Jazz, Rock, R&B and Pop that he listened to growing up. A versatile and dynamic performer, he has played live and recorded all of the aforementioned music styles


CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: Kooza & Alegria ” RHYTHM SLAM: Percussion/Dance troup ” MARTA SANTANARIA”THANIA SANZ: Latin Pop” HOWARD HEWITT: R&B ” LUIS VILLEGAS: New Flamenco” ONE TRIBE NATION: Fusion ” ELLEE VEN: Pop ” ELDAD TARMU: Jazz” MARISELA: Latin Pop ”SHAKA RA: Afro Pop ” FOSTER ENT. ”SYMCHA ORCHESTRA ” SACCI, KLINE & DIEZ: World beat trio ” ERIC REDD: Rock-Funk ” ALAN RUBIK: Contemporary Jazz ” MOJACAR: Flamenco-jazz” AZIKMEN: Reggae ” GUEM: Percussion ” SAHIR: Percussion ”MOUNSI: Algerian Funk ” SAF: Senegalese ”SAPHO: French Morrocan

IN 3

  • Most memorable Next-Level Performance

    Kooza opening scene every night!!!
  • What Drives Your Creativity?

    Beauty in general, nature, art, photography, ethnic music of all kinds.
  • Why do you choose Vic Firth?