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WALTER ARIEL BAUM

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      Walter Ariel Baum is an Argentinian musician who starts his musical career in 1988, studying and playing with bands from different musical styles(rock, hip hop, reggae, metal, funk, jazz, folklore, tango), until the present. Besides taking particular classes with renowned professors from Buenos Aires, he studied drumming in the EMPA (Avellaneda´s School of Popular Music) and symphonic percussion in the Faculty of Music EMBA ‘Carlos Morel’ (School of Music in Fine Arts - Buenos Aires).  

      As a sessionist, he shared the stage with first class international artists: Paul Bostaph, Andreas Kisser, Dave Lombardo, Marco Mineman, Kreator, Exodus.  

      He realizes his passion for teaching in the year 1993, teaching private lessons in his own personal study and in different institutions. He also formed the drum professorship in in the Faculty of Music EMBA ‘Carlos Morel’ 2012. Since the year 2000 he does clinics, workshops and master classes. 

      He works as a columnist in the prestigious Argentinian magazine ‘Bateristas al Sur’ since its beginning in 2004, and Latin Drummer since its beginning in 2020 which has international distribution. He writes exercises, tests various products and shares pedal technique videos.  

      He also wrote 4 didactic books ‘Doble Bombo’ (2003) Spanish / English edition, Book and Cd, ‘Mensajes en Clave’ (2006) Spanish / English edition, ‘Nivel Inicial’ (2010) Spanish / English edition, Book and Cd, ‘Técnicas de Pedal’ (2013), Spanish / English edition, Book and Dvd, currently editing my brand new book (2022).  

      Since he began his career, he has worked as a sessionist and drum doctor in different renowned studios with great producers from different musical styles. He also recorded 3 albums of his own project ‘Baum Intervention’: ‘Argentinian Tribute to Slayer’ (2009), ‘Romances del más allá’ (2010), ‘Death, Argentinian tribute (2017).  

      In consequence of his development as a musician, he received the following awards: Aminowana 1° Prize (Band contest) (2000); Jury of ‘Summer Rock and Quilmes’ Contest (2002); Best Drummer, ‘Argentinian Tribute to Slayer’ and Best Show, ‘Baum Intervention’ (Steelfaces - Magazine) (2009); Commitment, contribution and musical career LQS 08 (Media Graphic - Radio) (2009); Best Drummer, ‘For his invaluable contribution to Argentinian heavy metal musical culture’ (Steelfaces - A Toda Máquina - Cofradia Metalica – Secretary of Culture and Education, Berazategui) (2012).   

      At present is in front of  “Charlas con amigos” his instagram weeckly project, including interviews with local and internationals artista connected with the music.  

      As a hobby he has built and modified drumkits, snare drums, hardware, pedals and several elements of percussion. 

       

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