September 14, 2009
A milestone has been reached in Hector's musical career: forty-five years of playing the Drums! It was on September 15, 1964 when he picked up his first pair of Drumsticks. Today, on the eve of his forty-fifth anniversary, he stated he enjoys performing and teaching with even greater passion! Check Hector out in the Anniversary section!
August 28, 2008Hector was interviewed by the author of an upcoming book (an Anthology of Argentine Rock from the 1960's and 1970's). The book, scheduled for release in 2009, will discuss the history, aspects and topics of an era in which Hector was deeply involved with. At that time, he performed in several Rock bands, but one in particular recorded an L.P. which eventually sold thousands of copies. This particular band will be featured in the book. Hector is proud to have been part of that generation. The book will certainly bring back fond memories.
October 11, 2007 At the conclusion of the 2007 Guitar Center's Drum Off, the Miami Herald newspaper, through its Neighbors section, published an article describing this prestigious competition. Hector, who is identified as the Senior Judge, is pictured speaking to a couple of youngsters seeking Drumming advice.
May 19, 2007 Hector was invited to perform with a Jazz trio at a well-known restaurant in Miami. The repertoire included several genres of music. Some guests started dancing while others enjoyed listening to the trio.
October 12, 2006
Hector judged at "Guitar Center's Drum Off" competition for the 10th year in a row (awesome record)! He also accepted a special invitation to judge at "Sam Ash Music's Monday Night Drummer" competition. In addition to judging, he conducted the entire event! Afterwards, he performed a Drum Demo to a packed audience!
April 1, 2006
Hector was invited to judge at the First Annual Drum Competition by "The Ministry of Light for all Nations" and sponsored by "Sam Ash Music". Moments after the winner was announced, Hector addressed the audience on topics such as timing, fills, technique, etc., and then performed a drum solo!
August 22, 2005
Hector was invited to judge at the Sam Ash Music "Monday Night Drummer" contest.
October 15, 2004
Hector's band performed at the Hialeah Campus of Miami-Dade College in Miami,Florida.The repertoire featured songs from the 60's,70's and 80's! Students and faculty members joined in to sing along and dance! What a party it was!
April 1, 2004
Hector's band conducted a Music Clinic at the Interamerican Campus at Miami-Dade College in Miami, Florida! Hector addressed the audience on topics such as the different Drum set components, the Snare Drum's role within the Drum set as well as its vital throw-off system,etc.A question and answer session followed; later on, Hector performed a brief Drum solo to a very excited crowd!
August 12, 2003
Hector will again be the SENIOR JUDGE at the Miami edition of "Guitar Center's" Nationwide Drummer's Competition known as "DRUM OFF"! This major event begins every September and continues throughout several weeks. Hector has been judging the "DRUM OFF" ever since its inception. For more information go to: http://www.guitarcenter.com/
June 20, 2003
Hector is excited: he has received e-mails and phone calls from people congratulating him for his website and wishing him a lot of success. He would like to take this opportunity to thank those who have contacted him.
April 24, 2003
The Biography section has now been completed. Go and Check it out! The "Profile" section also has some new pictures in it.
April 5, 2003
The web site is now up and running!! The testimonials section will be updated periodically. If you wish to write a testimonial about your experiences with Hector, please use the "Contact" link.