Born: December 30, 1972 Primary Instrument: Drums
Drummer / composer Brooke Sofferman has been performing throughout the East coast for the past twenty years, in a vast array of musical situations. Originally from Colchester, Vermont, Brooke moved to Boston to further his musical education at the New England Conservatory of Music.
At NEC, where he attained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Jazz Performance, his studies with jazz legends George Russell, Bob Moses, Danilo Perez, Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, Cecil McBee, John Abercrombie, Fred Buda (Boston Pops) and John McNeil were vital to his development as a drummer and composer. Brooke attended NEC on scholarship and led the NEC Honors Jazz Quintet, which featured performances at Boston’s finest concert halls....