Andrés Forero is a highly acclaimed drummer and percussionist, recognized for his outstanding talent and versatility in the music industry. With a string of prestigious awards to his name, including TONY, GRAMMY, and EMMY accolades, Forero has established himself as a prominent figure in the world of drumming and Broadway performances.
Known for his exceptional skills as a "Crossover" Drummer/Percussionist, Forero has made significant contributions to some of the most successful Broadway productions.
He notably played drums in the groundbreaking musicals 'Hamilton,' 'In the Heights,' and 'Bring It On!' His rhythmic prowess and ability to seamlessly blend different musical genres have garnered widespread acclaim.
In May 2016, Forero was featured on the cover of Modern Drummer magazine, which highlighted his remarkable talent and contributions to the music industry. He has also collaborated with renowned artists and bands, such as U2, featuring on their album 'Songs of Surrender,' and Phish, playing on all tracks of their 2016 release 'Big Boat.' Forero is not only dedicated to his craft but also to using his musical talent for charitable endeavors. He has provided music for Rochester's fashion week to benefit the Center for Youth and Parkeigh's Safe Harbor program, showcasing his commitment to making a positive impact through his music.
In February 2017, Forero had the honor of being the guest drummer on NBC's Late Night with Seth Meyers for an entire week, further solidifying his reputation as a highly sought-after musician. He has also conducted drum clinics at high schools and music stores, where he shares his knowledge and passion for music, specifically enlightening students and fellow musicians about the demands and intricacies of being a Broadway performer and touring musician.
Forero is set to debut his upcoming documentary titled "A Day in the Life of a Pit Musician," which will offer a glimpse into the lives of Broadway musicians, highlighting the dedication and skills required.