Drummer & Percussionist

Mariano Steimberg has more than twenty five years of experience teaching drums.

He is an Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music Valencia campus, since 2012.

At Berklee he teaches private lessons, co-ordinates Jazz, Brazilian, South American and Groove ensembles, and the Brazilian Rhythms percussion ensemble (Batucada).

In his research, he investigates different approaches to improve inner rhythm

“We can all have a good time feel if we know what to practice”. (Mariano Steimberg)

He has toured Europe and South America with different bands and played some of the most important halls and venues.

Some of his collaborations include jazz artists: Dick Oatts, Eddie Gomez, Victor Mendoza, Luis Salinas, Bill McHenry, Perico Sambeat, Javier Malosetti, Walter Malosetti, Raynald Colom, Axel Krygier, Albert Bover, Horacio Fumero, Viktorija Pilatovic, Celia Mur, Thais Morell, Polo Ortí, Gary Willis, Arturo Serra and others. 

In the year 2015 he recorded a series of twelve videos for the popular drum channel Mr Online drums tv. They were published monthly in the popular drum channel Mr Online drums tv. He has been teaching clinics across Europe and South America for the past ten years.

Strong collaborator for the Spanish version of the famous Modern Drummer magazine, “Batería total” (1998-2008). There, he wrote drum exercises and interviewed some of the greatest drummers in history.

He has left his drums sounds in more than thirty albums of all kinds of music. Among them, the first independent album for Grammy award winner Marinah (former singer of Ojos de brujo), and Projecto Brasileiro from Tomás LP, which was a collaboration of the best musicians from Brazil (Milton Nascimento, Joyce and Chico Pinheiro, among others.)

Collaborated with producer Nacho Mañó in the music for the movie “El Bar” by Alejandro Amenabar.

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Canopus drums
Vic Firth (Artist/educator)
Zildjian Cymbals
Remo heads
Lalulas flamenco cajón
Late Percussion

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Bachelor Degree in Interdisciplinary Music at Berklee College of Music (2020)

Completed Berklee online music courses: Jazz Piano, Pop Keyboards, Guitar chords 101, Guitar scales 101, Groove guitar, Blues guitar as well as theory and harmony courses. (2013-2020)

Drums and percussion studies at Curitiba/Brazil Oficina de música (2009-2010) and (2010-2011).

Graduated with honours at M.I.T( Musician’s Institute of Technology) with One-year certificate. (1996)

Best jazz drummer of the year Price at Musician’s Institute of Technology, Los Angeles, California (1995-1996)

Among the selected three outstanding students at Musician’s Institute of Technology, Los Angeles, California (1995-1996)

Studies of South American rhythms and folkloric styles in Argentina and Brazil for the past 15 years by travelling and studying with local musicians.

Private lessons with important artists and educators in different parts of the world.

At Musician’s Insitute he had the pleasure to study with Efrain Toro, Ralph Humphrey, Joe Porcaro, Richie Gajate Garcia, Phil Maturano, Maria Martinez, and many others.

In New York, he studied with the great Ralph Peterson Jr, as well as attended seminars with Lewis Nash, Horacio “negro” Hernandez, Henry Cole, Dan Weiss, Ari Hoenig, Elvin Jones, Joey Baron, Billy Cobham, Greg Bissonette, Dennis Chambers, Terry Bozzio, and many more.

Private lessons with the best drum teachers in Argentina (1986-1995). Some of them are Sebastian Peycere, Carlos Triolo, Andy Aegerter and Alejandro Varela.

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