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Born in Fort Worth, Texas, and raised in Denver, Colorado, Royston has been a professional teacher, drummer and percussionist for almost twenty years. He studied classical percussion at University of Denver where earned undergraduate degrees in Music and English; Rudy accomplished teacher certification credentials from Metropolitan State College of Denver. Rudy grew up playing drums in church, and found his voice under the auspices of Colorado’s celebrated trumpeter Ron Miles, whom Royston deems his greatest influence, and with whom Rudy has played since 1991. He has taught, recorded and performed all styles of music from Jazz to marching percussion. Since moving to Piscataway, New Jersey in 2006, Mr. Royston has completed a Masters in Music degree from Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and performed with many of today’s finest Jazz musicians. Javon Jackson, Bill Frisell, Les McCann, David Gilmore, Andy Milne, Shane Endsley, JD Allen, Sean Jones, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Edward Simone, Jennifer Holiday, Mark Gross, Ralph Bowen, Bruce Barth, George Colligan, Don Byron, Stanley Cowell, Jonathan Kreisberg, Jenny Scheinmenn and Craig Handy, to name a few. A lover of all genres of music, Rudy continues to pursue music and expand his music horizons.


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Rudy Royston Concerts

Date Detail Price
Sep28Mon
Noah Haidu Trio
Bop Stop
Cleveland, OH
Oct1Thu
Bill Frisell Trio
Tivolivredenburg
Utrecht, Netherlands
€32

Albums

Album Persistence by Amina Figarova

Persistence

Self Produced
2020

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Album Balance Point by Art Hirahara

Balance Point

Posi-Tone Records
2020

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Album Hero Trio

Hero Trio

Whirlwind Recordings
2020

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Album Clarity by Alexa Tarantino

Clarity

Posi-Tone Records
2020

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Album PaNOptic

PaNOptic

Greenleaf Music
2020

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Album Rippin' & Runnin' by Farnell Newton

Rippin' & Runnin'

Posi-Tone Records
2020

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