Musician Profile Search Results: “drums”

Aage Tangaard

AAGE TANGGAARD Born 1957. Studied with a.o. Ed Thigpen and Michael Carvin. Played from mid-seventies and onward with numerous danish groups and visiting American soloists. From late seventies very active free-lance musician in radio-TV-...

Aaron Abrahamson Cote

Originally from Rhode Island, Cote obtained a Bachelor of Music in Percussion Performance and Minor in Religion from Butler University before attending the University of Illinois as a Percussion Graduate Teaching Assistant. Cote graduated...

Aaron Alexander

Drummer/Composer Aaron Alexander grew up in Seattle, where he co-founded the collective bands BABKAS and Timebone (which won the Earshot Jazz, “Golden Ear" Award in 1990, for Best Acoustic Jazz Band in the N.W.) Alexander was also a...

Aaron Mercae

I'm a drummer working in and around the Kansas City area. I primarily play straight-ahead jazz, but love to play funk, rock...you name it. I've been playing drums since childhood, and have at least 10 years gigging experience.

Aaron Siegel Ensemble

The group’s debut album, Every Morning, A History (Peacock Recordings), features Siegel’s exploration of transition-less composition. “From a compositional standpoint, transitions pose a troubling dilemma,” explains Siegel. “They...

Aaron Staebell

Aaron Staebell hails from the frozen community of Buffalo, NY and now lives in the slightly warmer metropolis of Rochester, NY. Holding two undergraduate degrees (Jazz Drumset and Music Education) and a Master's Degree (Jazz Drumset) from...

Abbey Rader

Abbey Rader is a musician and composer who has dedicated his life to playing improvised music as part of a spiritual quest for deeper meaning. He is heavily influenced by his study of Buddhism under the tutelage of the Master Sheng Yen,...

Abe Laboriel, Jr.

A highly sought after session drummer, Abe Laboriel, Jr. is the son of veteran bassist Abraham Laboriel, Sr. and grew up surrounded by music. He was playing drums by the age of four, and studied with several high-profile drummers,...

Abe Lagrimas, Jr.

Abraham (or Abe) was born in March 1983 in the U.S. territory of Guam. His father, a U.S. Navy sailor and semi-pro musician, moved the family all over the Pacific Rim eventually settling in Hawaii. It was here that Abraham began playing...

Abel Ramirez

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Adam Coopersmith

I play the drums. I make up songs. I mess around on piano. I dabble on guitar, bass, trumpet, harmonica, recorder. I fiddle around with electronic synthesizers and digital music, reason, beats and loops. I sing to myself. I freaking LOVE...

Adam Cruz

An undeniable creative force on the international jazz scene for the last two decades, drummer and composer Adam Cruz is best known for his work with Danilo Perez, Steve Wilson, David Sanchez and Edward Simon. Born in New York City in...

Adam Nussbaum

Adam Nussbaum moved to New York City in 1975 to attend The Davis Center for Performing Arts at City College. While there he began working with Albert Dailey, Monty Waters, Joe Lee Wilson, Sheila Jordan and he played with Sonny Rollins in...

Aditya Singh

Aditya Singh is a drummer from New Delhi, India who has gained acclaim playing with the modern jazz trio Fubar Ghetto. Aditya's playing is based on feel and improvisation and not really knowing where the “1" is.

Adonis P. Rose

Adonis Rose, hailed by New Orleans Magazine as a “Contemporary Jazz All Star,” is one of the most sought after drummers in jazz today. He has played with some of the world’s most esteemed jazz artists, from nine-time Grammy winning...

Adrian d'Souza

In 1997 Adrian was offered the drummers seat in Roseanna Vitro's trio. Since then there has been no looking back. New York offered him a chance to study and play with some of the the best musicians in the Tri state area. In 1999, while...

Adrian Peek

By: Isaac “Zeke” Bibby photos ©2004 Jack Mader It’s a very dark and cold January night. Minus 30 degrees outside, windchill about minus 45. But inside The Dakota, Minneapolis’ premier jazz club, the crowded floor and balconies...

Adriano Santos

Adriano Santos was born in São Paulo, Brasil in 1966. Part of a new generation of Brazilian drummers, he began his drum studies at the age of twelve at Zimbo Trio Music School ( CLAM) in his hometown. In 1988 he moved to Boston to study...

Aivar Vassiljev

Percussionist and jazz musician Aivar Vassiljev was born on December 11, 1971 in Otepää, Estonia. 1990-1994 studied classical percussions in Tartu H.Eller Musical College by Raivo Rebane and Margus Tammemägi. Master courses followed in...

Ake Ériksson

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Ake Eriksson

All my life i've been drumming and it looks like that's what i'll continue to do until i'm six feet under. I've done every kind of gig you can think of but my heart is with jazz-rock fusion which also means i'm not the wealthies guy...

Al Foster

Al Foster, master drummer, has been a major innovator in the world of jazz for several decades. As a member of the Miles Davis band for thirteen years, Foster's contribution to Davis' music is articulated by Davis himself in his 1989...

Alan Dawson

Alan Dawson was a respected jazz drummer and widely influential percussion teacher based in Boston. He was born in Marietta, Pennsylvania and raised in Roxbury, MA. Serving in the Army for Korean War duty, Dawson played with the Army Dance...

Alan Jones Music

Born in Longview, Washington in 1962. Alan was raised in Portland, Oregon where at the age of 6 he began playing the drums and guitar. In the fertile artistic climate of 1970's Portland he spent his early years listening outside of jazz...

Alan Trebat

Alan Trebat began playing drums at age 10. He studied technique with Charlie Tappan, and performed on drums percussion and timpani in school orchestral and marching bands. As a teen, Alan began his schooling in jazz improvisation with...

Albert Heath

The younger brother of Percy and Jimmy Heath, Albert “Tootie" Heath has long been a top hard bop-based drummer with an open mind toward more commercial styles of jazz. After moving to New York (1957), he debuted on record with John...

Alden Taro Ikeda

Alden Ikeda has played with many great Artists including Don Cherry Bill Lang Scott Newell Scott Fultz Butch Morris Roscoe Mitchell Carei Thomas Adam Linz Joe Smith Julius Hemphill Steve Neil Brock Thorson John Devine Steve Gnitka Billy...

Aldo Romano

Aldo Romano was born in France in 1941, the son of Italian immigrants. His first instrument was the guitar, but he decided to switch to drums in 1961. Essentially self-taught, he nonetheless benefited from the advice of Michel Babault and...

Alejandro Hurtado

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Alessandro Minetto

Curriculum Vitae Alessandro Minetto.Drummer. Born inAlessandria on giune the 23th1969 begins his music studies at the age of 15 attending the drum classes of acnowledged italian teachers like:Alberto Bucci, Giorgio Gandino, Maurizio...

Alex Cline

Born January 4, 1956, in Los Angeles, Alex Cline began playing the drums at age eleven, first in rock bands with his twin brother, guitarist Nels Cline, then, as his interests and experience expanded, in numerous musical situations. Alex's...

Alex Riel

Alex Riel was born September 1940 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and has since the sixties remained firmly established as one of the most significant and influential jazz drummers in Europe. His career began in the early sixties where he was the...

Ali Jackson Jr.

Ali Jackson Jr. developed his talent on drums at an early age. After earning a degree in music composition at the New School University for Contemporary Music, he studied under Elvin Jones and Max Roach. He has performed and recorded with...

Aljosa Jeric

Aljosa Jeric (drums) was born in Koper, Slovenia in 1973. Along formal classical studies Jeric focused on jazz and latin music by studying with Reggie Workman, Jimmy Cobb, Albert “Tootsie" Heat, Nat Adderley, Victor Lewis, Jose Luis...

Allan Browne

Homage is the exciting new release by the extremely talented Sam Anning, Allan Browne and Marc Hannaford. The Trio perform versions of works by Jazz luminaries such as Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton and Thelonious Monk...

Allison Miller

NYC-based drummer Allison Miller defies all boundaries bringing her individual sound to diverse types of music while preserving their stylistic authenticity. Allison goes from playing with legendary songwriting vocalists Ani DiFranco,...

Alphonse Mouzon

Chairman/CEO of Tenacious Records, composer, arranger, producer, multi-instrumentalist and actor ALPHONSE MOUZON has been composing and producing beautiful music that has captivated and enthralled audiences throughout the world for over...

Alvester C Garnett

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Alvin Atkinson, Jr.

Alvin Atkinson, Jr., six-time Jazz Ambassador, drummer, bandleader and Jazz educator, has traveled the globe performing America’s classical music. As an ambassador of jazz, Atkinson possesses the characteristics of a diplomat whether...

Alvin D Boudreau

Grew up in Boston and started playing in 1957. Now have own Band called “ The Barbara and Al Boudreau Jazz Quartet.Have worked with and featured: Herb Pomeroy, Dick Johnson, Grey Sargent, Billy Novick , Greg Hopkins,Ira Sullivan and...

Alvin Fielder

To make an impact on the world, a person isn't required to be famous or rich. This is exactly the case with jazz drummer Alvin Fielder. “Al," as he is called by many of his friends, has put all his efforts and skills into bringing...

Alvin Queen

Alvin Queen was born on August 16, 1950 in the Bronx, New York, but his family relocated to Mt. Vernon when he was 2 years old. The Queens were poor, but the Levister Towers projects where Alvin grew up proved to be rich territory, as he...

Alyn Cosker

Alyn Cosker was born and raised in Ayr, Scotland and studied at Strathclyde University in Glasgow where he graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in 'Applied Music'. A regular on the Scottish jazz scene he has performed with many artists of...

Alyssa Falk

Alyssa Falk is a drummer, percussionist, educator, clinician & composer, based in the NYC area. Her talents and unique style have led her around the world to perform in many popular venues. Alyssa recieved both a Masters in Jazz drumset...

Ambrose Pottie

Ambrose Pottie, originally from Spryfield, Nova Scotia is a Torontobased musician and graphic designer. He studied design and photography at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Primarily a self taught musician, he has recorded...

Amit Shamir

Born and raised in nyc.

Ananda Gari

Ananda Gari, batterista. Inizia molto presto lo studio della batteria con il M° Tony Russo e dall'età di dieci anni studia con il M° Antonio Di Lorenzo. Si perfeziona frequentando numerosi seminari con musicisti di fama mondiale, tra i...

Andrea Marcelli

Andrea Marcelli: born in Rome, Italy. During his career he performed in USA, Japan, India, Brazil, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Tunisia, Italy, Germany, England, Spain, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Estonia, France, Belgium,...

Andreas Luescher

Andrea “Andy" Luescher... Born 1953 in Neuhausen on the Rhine, Switzerland, he moved with his parents to Mexico in 1957. At age 13 he joined a local band as a singer/harmonica player, but soon became the drummer (self-taught) of...
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