Amadeo Ventura is a pianist and percussionist known for his rhythmic drive. His musical career spans over 18 years as a leader of innovative Latin-fusion bands and community development collaborator. Amadeo believes in using music as a catalyst for breaking down of barriers and stereotypes. He is currently the leader of Rebel Rhythm and co-founder of Mr. Danger and Huelepega Sound System. Amadeo thrive on genre-defying innovation, in the recording studio and on stage. As the founder of Firegrooves Productions, Amadeo works with artists of various genres that include rap, world music and jazz.
Amadeo Ventura has over 10 years experience with project planning, outreach, and fundraising in the non-profit arts sector, as well as arts administration, community development and music production. As a development specialist, he has been involved with multiple festivals, post-secondary institutions and charities.