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Kevin Fortunato: All That Jazz

As a Berklee grad and first-call instructor in the Boston area, Kevin Fortunato isn’t the usual New Blood entry, but dude straight-up blazes and y’all need to recognize.

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Luis Campos Channels Drumming Masters

Luis Campos is mad stylish with that tie-and-vest tank top, tatted-up forearms, and peroxide faux-hawk, but there’s no mistaking the stamp of Weckl-Gadd-Colaiuta in his parts – and judging by those parts’ level of independence – a healthy dose of Antonio Sanchez.

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Santiago Cabakian: “Baterista De Metal”

Santiago Cabakian’s musical studies began at age six but this aspiring rocker didn’t get serious until he started earning kudos playing parties around Uruguay’s capital city of Montevideo as a teen.

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Michael McInerney: Jail House Rock

You didn’t get the gig? You don’t feel like practicing? Cry us a river. If only Michael McInerney, currently serving an eight-year stretch in the Nevada State Department Of Corrections, had problems like yours.