RECIPIENT OF THE 2010 ARMAND ZILDJIAN AWARD, Pro Mark / MONO Cases / Garrahand endorser
Bruno Esrubilsky, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazill graduated in 2005 from the Los Angeles Music Academy and in 2010 from Berklee College of Music. Studying with Brazilian master drummer Pascoal Meirelles got him to the Los Angeles Music Academy in 2004, where he studied with great drummers such as Ralph Humphrey, Joe Porcaro, Mike Shapiro and recorded with producer Philip Giffin. While at the LA Music Academy he performed with many rock/funk and Latin music groups around California.
After Los Angeles, Bruno moved back to Brazil where he recorded two albums with 3STEPS and toured the country supporting both records. In 2006, Bruno toured Europe with PHONOPOP, and later recorded actor/singer Emilio Dantas’ album entitled "Aqui, Onde Nao Estou."
Since September 2007, Bruno has been at Berklee College of Music majoring in Professional Music. His experience since coming to Boston includes several concerts at the Berklee Performance Center, working in the studio with master drummer John "JR" Robinson, playing at South by Southwest (Austin, TX) with Ann Driscoll and Kris Roche, recording Esthema's second album "The Hereness and Nowness of Thing", Emily Elbert's second album "Proof" and Brazilian singer Tais Alvarenga's self titled album. Recordings and live performances also includes: Tye Zamora (bassist for ALIEN ANT FARM), Mark Strubler (Nashville producer/bassist), Kris Roche, Ann Driscoll, Zac Taylor, Steven Chelliah, and many recording sessions at Berklee and in the Boston area.
While at Berklee, he toured the US, Mexico, Japan and Egypt and worked with many talented singer songwriters. Some of the teachers Bruno has had the pleasure to study with at Berklee are Terri Lyne Carrington, Dave DiCenso, Larry Finn, Ian Froman, Tony "Thunder" Smith, Jon Hazilla, Joe Galeota, Steve Wilkes and Skip Hadden.