Welcome To The Home Of Raul Valdes

Order Raul Valdes' Book: Melodic Drumming In his young career to date, Raul Valdes has already made a significant impression in the music industry, having performed with world-renowned musicians such as José José and Nachito Herrera at various musical events including the esteemed Austin City Limits Festival. He has also recorded for several local artists, as well as on Myron Butler and Levi's critically acclaimed gospel album, Set Me Free.

Most recently, Raul has been touring extensively with legendary blues musician, Lucky Peterson, playing on some of the biggest and most celebrated stages across the world, including the Montreal Jazz Festival, the San Javier Jazz Festival in Spain, Terra Blues, Iridium, Falcons, and many others in New York, Chicago, Maine, Russia, France, Belgium, Croatia, and Turkey.

Raul is also the author of an instructional book for advanced drummers, entitled Melodic Drumming, available for purchase online.

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Winter Happenings
Recently wrapped up a great tour with Lucky Peterson, where we performed for some fantastic audiences in Germany, Poland, and France! We will be headed back out to France in January and Australia in March. In the meantime, I will be playing some fun gigs in sunny South Florida with some talented local artists, so keep an eye on the schedule and come say hello if you are in the area!
March European Tour
Getting ready to head out to Europe for a couple of weeks with Lucky Peterson. We'll be attending the inauguration and providing master classes at the new Lucky Peterson Music School in Rennes, France on March 7-10, and then performing some great venues in Ireland, France, and Spain!
New Lucky Peterson Album
We've completed recording the new Lucky Peterson album, "The Son of a Bluesman," to be released next month - June 2014! Here's a teaser: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjbArIAc3fA&feature=share