Born: February 22, 1982 Primary Instrument: Drums
Jacob Armen is a true child prodigy drummer. Born in 1982, this drummer was playing like a pro at the ripe old age of 18 months. By the age of 6, he was playing with a full jazz ensemble. He was on tv many times between the ages of 7 and 10 years old, some of these video clips are available online. This prodigy drummer was trained in jazz by his father who would place a radio in his baby crib and he would listen to jazz drummers each day until he was able to play as well. By the age of 7, he was performing with 4 drumsticks, a double bass pedal, and full kit. Some of the most renowned musical product lines sponsor Mr. Armen and his art. Jacob Armen released his first solo album on NPG Records after being signed to a contract with Prince. Jacob's second album Breakthrough was released on his personal label, JAAB Records. For the past 2 years, Jacob has been working on his third album When Drums Conduct which will be released this January! It will feature Grammy winners and Latin-Jazz Legend Poncho Sanchez.
Your Are a Most Remarkable Young Man. -Johnny Carson
He's The Greatest Drummer On Land ! - And He's Only 10 Years Old. - Rick Dees