“Huge success in Mexico for the Israel Varela Trio feat. Ben Wendel + the OSEM Symphony Orchestra in front of an audience of more than 2000 people, they gave us the concert of the year” ”

— Milenio News

October 2018 ISRAEL VARELA Produced-Arranged & Recorded Diego Amador's new album at Forward Studios in Rome!!.”

Israel Varela uses Respighi Drums new signature drum model "Tijuana Traveler", and new Diril Cymbals Israel Varela Signature series "Flamenco Jazz"