Bobby Matos


New York born percussionist, composer, arranger and bandleader Bobby Matos has dedicated his life to playing and spreading the sounds of Afro Latin Jazz. A veteran of many tours and recordings, he has played with such stars as Bobby Hutcherson, Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria, Miriam Makeba, Jack Costanzo, Dave Pike, Pucho & the Latin Soul Bros., Larry Harlow, Celia Cruz, Eric Gale, and others.
His recording, "Beautiful as the Moon," features a wide range of Latin jazz sounds that reflect influences from Thelonius Monk, Herbie Hancock, Armando Peraza and even Yiddish theater tunes. Available online at,, and

No Me Diga, Na - Part 2
Early Morning Song
Mas Bajo - Part 2
Larry Harlow,Bobby Matos
Bobby Matos and his
Bobby Matos Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble at Typhoon