Mauricio GonzalesA third-generation drummer, Mauricio “Mauz” Gonzalez, played his first paid gig at the age of 11, playing in his father’s band. Mauz has over 25 years of experience playing various styles, including cumbia, banda, norteno, Latin jazz, rock, and blues. In addition to the drum set, he also plays numerous percussion instruments including Latin drums such as congas, the cajon, and timbales. Mauz has been a 2012-2015 MCAD Community Programs grant recipient to provide drum workshops to the El Paso community on various percussion instruments.