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Our dear friend, Rodolfo Zúñiga is releasing his second album with his band Surfaces this Saturday.


Rodolfo Zuniga is a native of San Jose, Costa Rica. Since his arrival in Miami, he has become one of the most in demand jazz drummers and educators in South Florida. He performs and records regularly with Gary Campbell, Silvano Monasterios, Errol Rackipov, Stephen Scott, Troy Roberts, Martin Bejerano, Aaron Lebos, Jason Hainsworth and Othello Molineaux. He has also been a sidemen with artists, such as, Randy Brecker, Lew Tabackin, Joe Locke, Andy Laverne, Don Friedman, Robin Eubanks, Jonathan Kreisberg, Benny Golson, Fred Wesley, and Slide Hampton. 

As a band leader and composer, his group "Surfaces” has recorded one album, and maintains a busy schedule on the South Florida jazz scene, as well as in Central and South America. In 2005 the group was awarded the prestigious Carnegie Hall Residency under the direction of Dave Douglas in New York City. In that same year Rodolfo was chosen to be part of Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead Group, with which he toured the U.S and performed at the prestigious Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. 

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