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As a jazz drummer and world percussionist, Jeremy Noller represents both sides of a rare musical coin. Since his arrival in New York City in 2003, Jeremy has taken full advantage of the city’s diverse music scene, performing with many of the finest jazz musicians, contemporary percussionists, and West African drummers. For his debut album, Music Notes, Jeremy has brought together artists from these different musical realms to perform his original compositions and arrangements, which combine contemporary jazz and traditional West African rhythms. The result is an expression of Jeremy’s unique musical journey that reaches across boundaries to audiences of all walks of life.

Originally from Libertyville IL, Jeremy began studying percussion at the age of nine. A standout musician in high school, he won a music scholarship to the University of Illinois, where he studied classical percussion with William Moersch. He went on to the University of North Florida, where he explored his deepening love for jazz with pianist Kevin Bales and legendary saxophonist/educator Bunky Green. While at UNF, Jeremy won numerous scholarships and awards including a Downbeat Student Music Award for Outstanding Instrumental Group in 2002. After graduating with honors in 2003, he was awarded a scholarship to attend the Manhattan School of Music. There he completed a master’s degree in jazz studies under the tutelage of world-renown drummer John Riley.

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“Jeremy Noller's new CD ‘Music Notes’ is joyously notable music. Jeremy's groovy compositions are beautifully performed by his cohorts and his hip drumming unifies and propels it all. Check it out.” - John Riley (drummer/educator/author)

“Jeremy Noller has produced one of the freshest CDs I've heard this year, it reaches across the barrier from jazz into world music.” “...fresh, unpredictable and beautiful.” - Bunky Green (saxophonist/educator)

“With the ability to regenerate a traditional concept into a modern configuration, Noller keeps his listener's intrigue in the very bi-lingual palm of his hand.” “...his album is contagiously jubilant and successfully clears the preoccupied mind of its woes and strains.” - Knocks From The Underground

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Drums

Credentials/Background

An experienced music educator, Jeremy Noller has been actively teaching for over 10 years. He is currently on faculty at the Bloomingdale School of Music in Manhattan. He performs in educational outreach programs with both the Drum Café and the Ethos Percussion Group, and has taught as a resident artist for Midori & Friends and Young Audiences New York. Jeremy has also worked with Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Jazz in the Schools program bringing jazz workshops to schools throughout the New York City area.

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Album Unraveled by Aubrey Johnson

Unraveled

Outside in Music
2020

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Album Music Notes by Jeremy Noller

Music Notes

Self Produced
2011

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Karate

Karate

Jeremy Noller
Unraveled

These Days

These Days

Jeremy Noller
Unraveled

Dindi

Dindi

Jeremy Noller
Unraveled

The Peacocks

The Peacocks

Jeremy Noller
Unraveled

Voice Is Magic

Voice Is Magic

Jeremy Noller
Unraveled

Lie In Wait

Lie In Wait

Jeremy Noller
Unraveled

Happy To Stay

Happy To Stay

Jeremy Noller
Unraveled

Unraveled

Unraveled

Jeremy Noller
Unraveled

Love Again

Love Again

Jeremy Noller
Unraveled

No More 'I Love You's

No More 'I Love You's

Jeremy Noller
Unraveled

We Go

We Go

Jeremy Noller
Music Notes

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