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Jamie A Murray

Jamie Murray (Drums/Percussion) One of the great up and coming drummers on the scene today. A forward thinking and conceptual player, with a solid groove style yet an open minded approach to free experimentation, his performances are always fresh and exhilarating! With a strong sense of writing, his compositions are personal and original, with an electronic - Jazz - Fusion style attached to them. He has played with most of his contemporaries and peers in the London Jazz scene as well as crossing into the electronic pop world. He's played & Recorded with Jazz giants the Sunra Arkestra Members Knoel Scott and Cecil Brooks as well as many other musicians in todays Jazz scene. Currently, Jamie is involved in a number of projects, consistently touring Europe and the USA as a side man and also as a band leader. His current projects “Beat Replacement” and “JZ Replacement” has enabled Jamie to perform across the world in the Jazz/crossover scene performing with some of the most innovative and forward thinking musicians of today. Having performed with his own bands on a regular basis at Ronnie Scott’s and festivals across the world including, The Love Supreme, Glastonbury & Afro punk in New York, Jamie is a contemporary name to keep an eye on. Recently Jazzwise magazine featured him in the “Shape of Jazz to come 2019” and “A drummer to watch out for” 2018 Rhythm drummer magazine

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“Beat replacement rattles through a mesmerising set” - London Jazz News

“Echoes of the fusion band return to forever” - Financial Times

“Top drummer to watch out for” -Rhythm Magazine 2018

“A mesmerising set pushing time signatures” -London Jazz News

“Phenomenal UK drummer put the fun back into fusion” - Jazzwise Magazine

“The most disrespectful drummer in London” - Chris Phillips

“A young Killer” - Kurt Elling