About Michael Paff
Get to know Michael Paff
Michael is a professional drummer and percussionist specializing in Rock, Metal, Afro-Cuban, and Afro-Brazilian styles.
Michael is the drumset player in Quemando salsa band, and the timbalero in the Kizumba salsa band. He is also the head musician for the Samba Colorado dance school and company, in addition to being a musician for Indian dance group Mudra Dance, and a variety of other bands. He can be seen live-streaming metal and latin drums at twitch.tv/MurmursMetal.
Michael studied Afro-Cuban percussion at University of Colorado Denver and samba and the roots of samba in Salvador, Bahia. He has also dedicated himself to learning metal and rock drums from a young age.
In addition to drumset and timbales, Michael plays and teaches Congas, Djembe, Samba percussion instruments, Indian dhol, and various other percussion.