Jimmy Macbride

Born: May 10, 1991    Primary Instrument: Drums

Jimmy Macbride

Drummer and composer Jimmy Macbride has received such prestigious honors as being invited to perform with the Steans Institute for Young Artists at the Ravinia Festival in 2009 and was also chosen to participate in the 2009 Betty Carter Jazz Ahead Program at the Kennedy Center in DC. He has twice been selected to be a member of the Monterey Jazz Festival Next Generation Jazz Orchestra. The group did a tour of the Midwest, performed at the North Sea Jazz Festival, and performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival with Wynton Marsalis. In 2010, Jimmy was a finalist in the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, YoungArts Week, where he attended a weeklong residency in Miami and performed in their Gold & Silver Awards Celebration at the Baryshnikov Center in NYC...
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2012 - ASCAPLUS Award
2012-2013 - Stanford Jazz Mentor at the Stanford Jazz Workshop
2011- Gluck Community Fellowship at Juilliard
2011 - ASCAPLUS Award
2010 - ASCAPLUS Award
2010 - Finalist in the YoungArts NFAA ArtsWeek in Miami
2009 - SEIU Moe Foner Memorial Scholarship
2009 - Betty Carter Jazz Ahead
2009 - Ravinia Festival Steans Institute for Young Artists
2009 - Jazz Band of America
2009 - youngARTS NFAA Honorable Mention
2008 - Next Generation Jazz Orchestra. Performing at the North Sea Jazz Festival, Rotterdam & the Monterey Jazz Festival
2008 - Honorable Mention in ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composers Award for Circuit
2008 - Colonist at the Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony
2008 - Outstanding Soloist in Downbeat Student Music Awards
2008 - Semifinalist in ISC Songwriting Competition for Joe’s Lament for Big Band
2008 - Berklee School 5-Week Performance Program. Full Scholarship
2008 - Vail Jazz Workshop - Full Scholarship, Vail, CO
2007 - ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composers Award Winner for Tenure
2007 - Gibson/Baldwin Grammy Band Finalist
2007 - Scholarship to attend Berklee School’s 5 Week Performance Program
2006 - Scholarship to attend Skidmore Jazz Institute
2006 - "DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE 29th Annual Student music Award as Outstanding Soloist in H.S. Division
2006 - Full scholarship to attend Berklee School’s 5 Week Performance Program
2006 - ASCAP’s Young Jazz Composers Competition for Joe’s Lament, Honorable Mention
2005 - Semifinalist for ISC Songwriting Competition for Joe’s Lament
2005 - CT Music Educators Association Composition Festival Award
2004 - MODERN DRUMMER, “On The Move”, Featured in December, 2004 issue
2004 - DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE 27th Annual Student Music Award Winner Outstanding Jr. High Jazz Soloist
2004, 05, 06,07 - West Hartford Superintendent’s Award for Musical Accomplishment
2003 - DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE 26th Annual Student Music Award Outstanding Jr. High Performer
2003 - Percussive Arts Society Larrie Londin Memorial Scholarship Award
2003 - Percussive Arts Society PAS Scholarship to attend the PAS Convention in Louisville,KY
2000-2005 - Scholarship Awards for LITCHFIELD JAZZ SUMMER MUSIC SCHOOL

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