Born in Maracay (Aragua State, Venezuela). He studied music at the Federico
Villena Conservatory in the same city and later he continued his studies at the
Music Technology Institute of Valencia.
His superb execution of Afro-Caribbean musical instruments made him earned
to play with the legendary group Dimension Latina, participating in the recording
of their album "Al Paso" (2003), a tribute to two great Latin American musicians:
Billo Frómeta and Pastor López.
Rhumer Mora has also been part of several important groups and orchestras in
Venezuela, among them are: Azules de la Gaita, Gaiteros de Siempre, Stilos
Orchestra, Yare, Fascinacion, Salsa 70, Alteracion, Jimmy D'Leon and his
Orchestra, Clasicos del Caney Orchestra, experimental group Tambor con Clase,
Panama Banda Show (who won Premio Lo Nuestro to the Latin Music award)
Erick Franchesky, Hildemaro and his Orchestra and Cheo Valenzuela and his
He traveled to Spain to keep pursuing his music their specialization and
studied at Arousa (Galicia) School of Music for nearly seven years.
While he was in Spain, Mora participated in Festival La Mar de Músicas and
was in charge of percussion section in the Big Band Vilagarcía, Israel, Millennium,
Philadelphia, Casa Blanca, Ledicia, La Chattanooga Big Band, Wilmer Lozano,
Calixto Oviedo, Venezuela.com, Chacón y su Son, Bloque 53 y la Sonora
Express orchestras, where the Sonora Express released their first album.
This young percussionist has brought variety of professional services to a
variety of media groups, recording studios, workshops, instructional clinics,
meetings and exchanges of various genres (rock, pop, jazz, latin, salsa, and
Mora has been part of multiple concerts with international musicians and
singers from different genres such as Cano Estremera, Roberto Blades, Willie
Gonzalez, Pedro Arroyo, Luisito Carrion, Jerry Rivera, Hector Tricoche, Osvaldo
Roman, Tito Allen, Larry Harlow, Frankie Vazquez, Jimmy Bosch, Manolo Mairena,
Tulile, Mala Fe, Amarfis, Oro Solido, Grupo Mania and international singer
Gilberto Santa Rosa in his 2 tours in Europe.
Currently resides in Houston where he has participated in many entities shows
and festivals including various editions of the Texas Salsa y Salud events and
currently directs a group of unique Afro-Caribbean music in Houston named
Tambores Cumaco for its Venezuelan coast musical characteristics.
For these and other reasons, Rhumer Mora is a renowned percussionist among
musicians, orchestras and groups worldwide.
17" Big Bell Crash/Ride Latin
10" Gospel Splash