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Ulysses Owens, Jr.

Multi-Grammy Award Winning drummer Ulysses Owens Jr., is a native of Jacksonville, Florida and a Juilliard graduate with a Bachelor of Music degree with concentration in Jazz Studies. He has performed with world-class musicians including Patti Austin, Terence Blanchard, Benny Golson, Russell Malone, Wynton Marsalis, Mulgrew Miller, Maceo Parker, Nicholas Payton and Dianne Reeves to name a few.

In 2010 Ulysses received his first Grammy Award for his performance on Kurt Elling's Dedicated To You,and in 2012 his second Grammy Award for Christian McBride's Big Band Album The Good Feeling. Currently, Ulysses is touring as the drummer for Grammy Winning Artists Christian McBride,Nnenna Freelon, and Ted Nash.

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