Daniel Villarreal-Carrillo is a well known drummer in Chicago’s music scene. Originally from Panama, he fuses his pan-Latin style with influences from Afro-beat, Salsa, Cumbia, Rock, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Reggae Dub and Funk to create organic modern danceable beats with a touch of experimentation.
“Daniel Villarreal-Carrillo’s tasteful polyrhythmic drumming calls to mind funk greats like Tony Allen and Clyde Stubblefield"
-The Chicago Singles Club
"Daniel Villarreal playing many variations of latin and funk, entertaining the crowd with the confidence of Alex Acuna"
-Heatstrokes drum contest-
Current plays with
Dos Santos: Anti-Beat Orquesta
Wild Belle (Congas)
Ida y Vuelta (Cajon and Percussion)