ANDRE ROSA-ARTIS

Andre' "Fuego" Rosa-Artis was born and raised in Indianapolis, IN, and began his percussion studies at the age of 7. He has studied AfroCuban percussion in Matanzas, Havana and Santiago, Cuba. His primary interests are AfroCuban congas and bata and West African djembe and djundjun. In addition to Ori' and Sancocho, he is known as 'DJ Casper' as he mans the turntables for regional proms, parties and events and develops beats for local hip-hop artists and dance groups. Andre' is also the conguero in various local Latin groups. An accomplished percussionist at an early age, Andre' is developing a regional reputation and is available for private instruction. You can contact him by phone at (317) 460-8168 or email 'artis317@gmail.com.'