Residencies, Workshops, Clinics, Master Classes, Constantly in demand as an educator . . .


Percussionist, composer, producer, bandleader, educator Pablo Batista brings 30 years experience at the highest levels of the in the music industry. One of very few artists to perform on Grammy-winning recordings in jazz, rhythm and blues and gospel, Pablo has also been a guest of the Philadelphia Orchestra Percussion Ensemble. Significantly, Pablo has also been a dedicated student of Afro-Cuban music and folklore for decades, and has traveled to Cuba numerous times to study at the source.

Check out Pablo’s previous percussion and recording master classes:

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Pablo’s Recording Master Class –
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Watch it here: MCCC Masterclass AKG Pablo Batista


  • Temple University, Boyer College of Music & Dance (2015)
  • Kimmel Center, Philadelphia/Jazz Residency (Jan- Jun 2014)
  • Montgomery County Community College (2014)
  • Arts Rising, School District of Philadelphia (2012)
  • Curtis Institute of Music (2011)
  • AMLA Latin Music School, Instructor (1984-2001)
Constantly in demand...

Pablo has for years taught low-income students at schools and community centers in North Philadelphia, and given master classes to students at Curtis Institute.  Having served as instructor and mentor to many younger students of traditional and contemporary percussion styles, Pablo brings his knowledge, experience and musical wisdom to presentations geared appropriately to school, university and conservatory audiences.

He has also held artist residencies, lectured and presented workshops and master classes at The Kimmel Center, Temple University/Boyer College of Music & Dance, Curtis Institute, as well as public and charter schools in Philadelphia.

Evening performances can be combined with artist residencies and daytime workshops and master classes.

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