Ana Barreiro ♫ Biography

Ana Barreiro is a jazz drummer based in Los Angeles who carries her Brazilian roots to various musical situations.

“Barreiro was a constant source of joy the entire evening with a very clear and precise ride cymbal sound.” Robert Bush, jazz critic NBC San Diego.

Originally from Poços de Caldas, a town in the Southeast of Brazil, she was awarded a Latin America Scholarship from Berklee College of Music and made the move to Boston in 2009. She then relocated to Los Angeles in 2013 to pursue a Masters Degree in Jazz Studies at the University of Southern California where she studied with Peter Erskine and worked as his Teacher Assistant. As an active drummer in the Los Angeles Jazz scene she has had the opportunity to perform with Otmaro Ruiz, Larry Koonse, Catina DeLuna, Andrea Motis, Scott Hamilton, Bob Sheppard, Bruce Forman, Darek Oles, Edwin Livingston, Scott Healy, Kirsten Edkins, Isaac Smith, Kleber Jorge, Dawn Bishop, Carey Frank.

Ana is on the Faculty at the Musician’s Institute in Hollywood, at the Stanford Jazz Workshop and Jazz Camp West.

Ana Barreiro is proud to use Zildjian Cymbals, Vic Firth Sticks and Remo Drumheads.

Modern Drummer Brasil  March/2016