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"Better known as "Titi", 30-year-old Miguel Angel Ortiz is a Colombian M.Sc engineer and drummer with over 20 years of experience in music performing. With a self-taught musical background, he managed to be part of the city’s music scene from an early age by participating in “Rock a Parque”, the largest free festival of rock in Latin America, with only 14 years old.

His early beginnings playing metal and hardcore music developed a special "punch" and defined a strong style that characterizes his interpretation. However, throughout his career this drummer has successfully demonstrated its versatility and dynamism by working with some of the most recognized artists of the region as Maluma (Sony Music), Cali y el Dandee (Universal Music), Gusi (Sony Music), Esteman (Universal Music), Debi Nova (Costa Rica), Rick Thorne (Los Angeles, USA), El Sin Sentido, Diva Gash, Sebastian Yepes, Elsa y Elmar, among others.

With recognitions as Best Performer of Rock al Parque in 2006, a Subterranica Award as best drummer in 2010 and almost 20,000 followers on his Instagram profile (https://www.instagram.com/titidrums), this Colombian drummer has positioned itself as one of the leading interpreters of the country. For this reasons Titi was invited on 2015 as a performer on the Pegate al Parche drum clinic, next to Derek Roddy, Dom Famularo, Eric Moore, James Murphy, so as the most recognized Colombian drummers. Additionally Titi is one of the promoters behind the "Bateristas de Colombia" (https://www.facebook.com/bateristasdecolombia) initiative, created with the sole intention of making visible the work of Colombian drummers.

Titi is currently the touring drummer for Colombian multi-platinum artist Maluma. With over 20 million followers on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/maluma), this 23-year-old artist has become the latinamerican artist with most followers on Instagram and a music phenomena with huge impact in the media around the world."