Jorge Amado was born in 1982. Having grown up with Cuban music, Amado has profound insight into the complex worlds of drumming and polyrhythms. He received professional dance training at the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) and became an excellent percussionist and master of the religious Batá drums. Amado knows how to teach the intricate Cuban rhythms and to transform them into dance movements. Being a member of the well-known Cuban dance company BanRará, he impresses with his brilliant dancing and performances.