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  • Writer's pictureGabriel San Roman

Meet Anderson Quintero: PHILM's New Grammy-Award Winning Drummer!

It's been a great week for Venezuelan drummer Anderson Quintero to say the least. He took the stage at Whiskey A Go Go in West Hollywood as the new drummer for PHILM on Tuesday night. The next day, news arrived that his work on Raul Agraz's Between Brothers helped net a Latin Grammy nomination for "Best Latin Jazz" album. It might seem an unlikely choice for PHILM bassist Pancho Tomaselli and singer/guitarist Gerry Nestler to tap Quintero, best known for his salsa and Latin Jazz percussion work, for the job of replacing departed drummer Dave Lombardo of Slayer fame. But that's solely for uninitiated American rock audiences.

Read more on my latest OC Weekly Heard Mentality Blog post:!

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