Joe Montelbano is a passionate traditional drummer, a devotee of Amma “The Hugging Saint”, a loving husband and father.
Joe is the founder of Saturday Night Drum Circle under the Moon & Stars and the Vegas Tribe. He performed at the Los Angeles Buddhist Temple and with the Los Angeles African Ballet under Lewis Vern.
Joe is actively involved in community events, helping with the annual Feed the Homeless benefit concert, Joe`s annual Coat Drive and the annual Benefit Event for Amma. He`s been a participant in Red Rock Drum Circle since 1998 and the personal drummer for Jada Fire since 2006.
He`s currently enjoying playing and teaching drumming, a member of Yantra Drum and Chanting band and the facilitator of Yoga of Sound.