Ronald Barrios |

Ronald Barrios

Ronald Barrios


Ronald Barrios, born in Caracas (Venezuela) is a percussionist who from an early age became interested in music. He began his percussion studies with Luis Cordero. He later continued with Mr. Alejandro Tesorero while enriching his musical knowledge with other well-known percussionists such as Frank Seijas and Esteban Rivas among others. In 1994 he began to play with the band Skemas, Junior band and Caribay where he is already forming as a percussionist. He then works with several local groups and it is then that he makes the big leap to the professional world in 1996 with Federico Junior's Caribbean Magic Orchestra where he toured all over the country. Also accompanying international artists of the stature of Lalo Rodríguez, Willi González Cano Estremera, Roberto Lugo, Manolo Lezcano, among others.

In 2000 he moved to Spain where he worked with the Sabor Latino Orchestra, Ignovacion 21 Orchestra, Chan Junior (Cuban salsa) and the Sabor Orchestra for several years in the city of Valencia(SPAIN). With this last one participates during several years in the FESTIVAL OF the NATIONS that is realized by different cities of Europe and participates in the recording of its first production titled "Volver".

In 2003 he moved to Paris (France) where he deepened his knowledge with Orlando Poleo (recognized Venezuelan percussionist nationally and internationally). He works with "Sedajazz Latin Ensamble" by Francisco Blanco and "Latino", a renowned Latin band from Latin Jazz, with great musical trajectory. He also performs several times with the percussion band of the Superior Conservatory of Valencia by Professor Manel Ramada.

In 2006 he participated in the seminar of Latin music at the Palau de la Música in Valencia by Miguel "ANGA" Díaz.

In 2012 he moves to Madrid where he participates in several projects giving his talent and at the same time working with various local groups and different genres such as pop, jazz, flamenco and salsa fusion. He has the opportunity to perform on several occasions with the group Son Cremita by Gustavo Moreira (founder and singer) with the Orquesta Adolescentes and with the Orchestra Salsabroso with whom he toured Europe.

Currently Ronald continues to work with great dedication in his personal projects, recordings and accompaniments always hoping to give the best of his talent. He wants to thank Soultone Cymbals for giving him the opportunity to be among his artists.

My Soultone Set: 

16" Custom Brilliant
15" Extreme
10" Custom