Amadeo Ventura (Guelph) is a pianist and percussionist known for his rhythmic drive. His musical career spans over 18 years as a leader of innovative Latin-fusion bands and community development collaborator. Amadeo believes in using music as a catalyst for breaking down of barriers and stereotypes. He is currently the leader of Rebel Rhythm and member of Guelph’s Mr. Danger. Both bands thrive on genre-defying innovation, in the recording studio and on stage. As the founder of Firegrooves Productions, Amadeo works with artists of various genres that include rap, world music and jazz.