Nikyokan 仁響館 – Casa de las artes escénicas japonesas

Leandro Oscar Martínez

Leandro is a professional drummer and percussionist. He began his studies more than 20 years ago and had from teachers to great musicians such as Pera Bogliotti, Diego Albornoz, Diego Alejandro and Mario Gusso, and then continued as a self-taught musician. Leandro incorporated in his way of playing Andean folk rhythms as a result of living some years in the north of the country. 

He participated with the greatest authors of Argentine popular music and performed in the biggest stages of the country such as the La Salamanca National Festival, the National Festival of Cosquín and the Festival of La Vendimia, among others. 

In 2017 he began to venture into the fusion of folklore with Japanese drums. During 2019 he took wadaiko classes in Nikyokan and is currently part of the waiko unit group Nikyokan Wadaiko.