Mauro Tarakdian, a renowned Brazilian drummer and educator, now calls Los Angeles, CA his home. His passion for drumming ignited during his early years in Brazil, leading him to collaborate and record with diverse bands and musicians. Beyond performing, Mauro's commitment to education shines through his creation of NGBP, a hub for drumming education that has benefitted hundreds over a span of 3 years. Notably, he held the esteemed position of Editor-in-Chief for Modern Drummer Brazil magazine in 2007. Since relocating to the US, Mauro has seamlessly blended his roles as a drum instructor and performer, continuing to work with a range of talented artists.