Instructors & Performers

Barbara Jimenez

Cuba

Barbara Jimenez was born in Santa Clara, Cuba. Since childhood, she has felt the love for the music and dance, studying music at the Escuela Vocacional de Arte in Cuba with the best teachers and then following her studies in Dance to compliment her Artistic career.


She now lives in Italy where she has been for 15 years and continued studying with the best Italian teachers.


Barbara has been performing with Roly Maden for 9 years throughout Europe teaching different styles such as Afro, Timba, Rumba, Son and Salsa, Hip-hop and Reggaeton.


As a singer, she has collaborated with producers like Berna Jam and Massimo Scalici creating the albums of Fernando Sosa, Roly Maden and Habana Mambo. Barbara is also being invited for presenter of many salsa festivals all over Italy! Jimenez has also performed with the legends Gilberto Santa Rosa and Los Van Van.