Aleix Tobias

Studied drums in the Escola de Música de Badalona and the Taller de Músics de Barcelona with David Xirgu, Alex Ventura and Tito Busquets, and percussion with Ernest Martínez and Enildo Rasúa. He has visited Senegal and Gambia several times for long periods to work with African musicians, in order to develop his knowledge of djembé and other African percussion instruments and styles. He has appeared in Festivals in Barcelona , Newcastle (UK), Morges (France) and in halls like the Royal Festival Hall in London and the Cairo Opera House, with ensembles such as the European Folk Orchestra (EFO), and with the Turkish percussionist Misirli Ahmed.