Brandon Marger

Artist / Creative (Individual)

Brandon Marger has brought Afro-Latin rhythms to the Western MA area for over twenty five years as both a performing musician and a dedicated teacher. Brandon plays the authentic instruments and traditional rhythms of the West African diaspora in the Americas, with a strong focus on the musics of Cuba, Puerto Rico and Brazil. Brandon Marger has been performing with a wide variety of bands throughout the US and the Caribbean for over two decades. Brandon Marger has been teaching Afro-Latin drumming and percussion since 1991 in both ensemble classes and private lessons. He has also taught special workshops at many of the region's colleges. Brandon's extensive experience as a performing musician is one of the cornerstones of his teaching.

Brandon Marger is available for:

Teaching private lessons in his studio 'El Bohio.'

Special workshops, ensemble classes and teaching residencies

Recording studio session work

Gigging and performances

Dance class and dance performance accompaniment

Musical transcription, copy, arranging and publishing services

Graphic design for performers


Primary Discipline

Music - Ethnic / World

Additional Disciplines

Music - Traditional


Arts Instruction / Lessons
Audio or Video Recording
Consulting - Curatorial Services
Creation of a Work of Art (Including Commissions)
Curriculum Development
Design Services
Performance / Concert / Reading
Professional Development / Training
Residency - Community
Residency - In School
Residency - Other
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class

Additional Information

  • Year founded: 1991
  • Is a Teaching Artist
  • Is a Touring Artist
  • Approx. 60 events per year
  • Geographic Reach: Surrounding States/Region
  • Seasons active: Year round