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Robby Ameen

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: December 7, 1960    

During the time that Robby Ameen has spent living in New York City since the early eighties he has compiled a recording career stretching from Dizzy Gillespie to Paul Simon, while maintaining a more than twenty year relationship with Latin icon Ruben Blades as a member of Seis del Solar. Although he is of Lebanese origin, Robby is best known for the unique and powerful Afro-Cuban jazz style he has developed. Growing up in New Haven, Connecticut, Robby was able to take advantage of his proximity to New York City by going to clubs and hearing many of the great jazz masters at a very young age. At the same time, he was involved in the local jazz and latin scene, as well as later attending Yale University, where he received a BA in literature. His jazz roots were strongly influenced by his studies with the great Ed Blackwell in high school, while in college he studied classical percussion with the renowned Fred Hinger....
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    Days in the Life

    Two and Four
    2009
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Days in the Life

Two and Four (2009)

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Dec10 Robby Ameen
World Cafe Live - Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
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Primary InstrumentDrums

LocationNew York, NY

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/Background$100 per hour

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