"Tiki" Pasillas is a drummer and multi-percussionist who has been performing professionally in Los Angeles for the over a decade. He was born in Oakland, California, where as a teenager, he won a Berkelee College of Music scholarship. He later received the Latin Stylist Award at Musician's Institute in Los Angeles. Tiki has performed or recorded with many jazz, pop and Latin greats, including Marc Anthony, Ricky Martin, Carlos Santana, Michael Jackson, Destiny's Child, EI DeBarge, Poncho Sanchez, Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Chick Correa, Sheila E, Cachao, Giovanni Hidalgo, Alex Acuna, Pete Escovedo, Tito Nieves, Bobby Shew, Kenny Kirkland, Justo Almario, Susie Hansen, Hiroshima, Peter Erskine, Horace Silver, Juan Pablo Torres, Paquito D'Rivera, and Kazu & Keiko Matsui, among others. He has taught drums and percussion at Musician's Institute in Hollywood and currently teaches at Pasadena City College. A Grammy nominated performer, Tiki is a well-respected musician with worldwide recognition and is a frequent studio contributor to records, films, jingles and voice-overs.