This Havana born virtuoso at age 35 accounts for a 20-year music career. At an early age, he studied at the Vocational School of Arts graduating in percussion with complementary studies in piano. He continued his percussion training with Jos? Luis Quintana "Changuito" and also added 4 years of studies in trombone, music history and vocals at the National School of Arts. In the course of more than two decades, Tomas (universally acknowledged to be among the top three conga players in the world) has authored three books entitled, 'The Conga Method Volume I, II and III', awarded 4.5 stars by 'Modern Drummer Magazine'. His first working experience was at the cabaret Parisienne of the "Hotel Nacional" in Cuba. Since then and over the years he has played with renowned artist like Paulito FG y su Elite, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Oscar d' Le?n, Tito Nieve, Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Willy Chirino, Manolin el Medico de la Salsa, Arturo Sandoval, cachao, among others. He has toured the world with some of them and accompanied others to numerous and prominent Jazz Festivals. 'Tomasito', as endearingly loved and known, has been part to three Grammy winning CD's with Alejandro Sanz, Willy Chirino and Arturo Sandoval. As amazing as his career appears, Tomasito Cruz, now a singer and songwriter presents a unique show, full a flavor and fusion to enchant all audiences in ages and culture. He is an outstanding musician and born entertainer. For booking info email- firstname.lastname@example.org.