Manuel Portuguez, was born in San Jose Costa Rica on 1986, he plays drums since he was 5 years old when his father gave him a toy drumset on Christmas since then his parents discovered a great gift from God in him, at the age of 9 he started with hes studies and that hasn't stop. His parents and sister have always support him in everything, also he plays at Oasis de esperanza church where he praise God with his gift like he always do since he was a child.
His influences are Rock, alternative and Jazz.
He has been playing with different bands in several places that includes performances with artists national and international like Manolo Estrada from the church Casa de Dios, Gadiel Espinoza, Libelula rock, Alonso Zayas and many others.
You can check Manu`s artist profile on facebook following this link : https://www.facebook.com/pages/Manu-Portuguez-by-Murat-Diril/155837341095889
He is working and under the tutelage with his best friend Jonathan Artavia owner of Arecrods as a studio and live drummer, Jonathan Artavia has been an example for Manu since he was 15 years old, they have share many stages and more than good experiences on many places.
Manu Portuguez says: "Jonathan Artavia is one of the best, if not the best guitar player that I have played with, He had played with many international artists like Danilo Montero, recording live from Peru the cd " En vivo desde Peru" and many others. He is more than a friend he is a brother for me and Im more than happy to be working with him".
You can check Arecords following this link: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arecords-Studio/120619764680211
At this time they have several projects that involves Rene Montiel and Alvaro Cortes great musicians and friends also.