Attention: Paws Music Los Angeles has undergone an extensive remodel and is now open for business!

For information on classes or to schedule a private lesson please test (818) 810-PAWS (7297)

Angel Luís Figueroa has been dedicated to the pedagogy of Latin percussion since he was 15 years old teaching at the Bethany Presbyterian Church in Humboldt Park Chicago. He founded Paws Music, Los Angeles in 1999 to provide inner city youth with alternate careers and vocations in music and Latin percussion. He has been located at the Paws Music Studios & Academy in Mid City Los Angeles for 21 years. Angel Luís has recorded, performed and toured in almost every major genre of music with artists such as Vinx, War, Cheryl Crow, Marc Anthony, Brian McKnight, Celia Cruz, Herbie Hancock, Mongo Santamaría, Sting, The Temptations and many others. Angel Luís has traced the roots of his cultural and musical influences back to West Africa via the Afro-Caribbean practice of Santería.


Paws Music Studios & Academy

Resident Master: Carlinhos "Pandeiro d'Ouro" de Oliveira

HOW TO PLAY PANDEIRO DVD                                                  by Carlinhos "Pandeiro d'Ouro" de Oliveira

Master Carlinhos is unmatched on the Brazilian pandeiro hand drum. His DVD is packed full of rhythms from all over the entire country of Brazil! This DVD includes a complete prodution video of Carlinhos "Pandeiro de Ouro's" song, "Para Quem Pode", produced by Roger Poirier. Also included are several Jam Sessions with his students, that feature the actual rhythms being taught on the How to Play Pandeiro DVD. Click on picture to purchase now!

DVD List Price: $10 

Drum Lessons Los Angeles