The drummer Diego Pinera grew up in Montevideo (Uruguay) and has now been living in Germany for several years.
He studied drumming at the Berklee College of Music (USA), at the University of Music in Havana (Cuba) and at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Leipzig. He received lessons from Danilo Perez, Bob Moses, Jose Luis Quintana ‘Changuito’, and Kenwood Denard.
Back in Uruguay he founded the Diego Pinera Trio and recorded the CD Buscando with the Perro Andaluz label.
He eventually returned to Germany, where he founded the Berlin Quartett and recorded Reflexiones feat. Tony Lakatos