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Drummer VICKY MARQUEZ draws his influences not only from his native Portugal but also from northeast Africa, the Mediterranean, and Brazil. An accomplished percussionist with a worldwide proflle, Marques has performed with a broad array of jazz, Latin, world and Brazilian musicians, including Ivan Lins, Yuri Daniel and Gregg Kofi Brown. He has also released a successful tutorial DVD Vicky -Elementos which was featured in Modern Drummer magazine, and which spotlights his unique drum kit, which Vicky refers to as his “todo or terreno” or “4-wheel drive”. He gives frequent workshops for young percussionists looking for world/jazz versatility.