A Review of Jamison Ross’s Debut Album Jamison

On June 23, 2015, drummer Jamison Ross celebrated the release of his debut album, Jamison. The album, released on Concord Jazz, not only features the young artists talents as a drummer and composer, but as a vocalist as well. The album is the perfect blend of jazz, blues, and soul and Jamison’s voice has a …

Bastian Weinhold “Cityscape” Review

On May 28, 2014, New York City based drummer Bastian Weinhold released his sophomore project, Cityscape, a collection of original compositions with a fantastic lineup of musicians. Cityscape opens with the first in a series of interludes, “Interlude I,” where each of the musicians check their instruments over the sounds of the city before delving …

Drummer Tony Cooper | Teen Jazz Artist

[twocol_one] Setup/Gear/Manufacturer of Instruments: Ludwig, Sabian, Gibraltar, Gretsch, Fender, Rickenbacker, Takamine Why did you begin studying music? I started studying drums at age 9 just for the sake of having another hobby but music took over my life. Now, 9 years and 4 instruments later, I study music to help me develop as an artist …

Drummer Kayleigh Moyer | Teen Jazz Artist

[twocol_one] Where did you go to school? I am a junior at Belmont University majoring in Commercial Music Percussion with an emphasis in Performance. How long have you been playing? I have been playing for 10 years. I got my first drum set for Christmas when I was ten years old and this past Christmas …

Drummer Ricky Lawson | Teen Jazz Legend

This article is a little bit late because it took me a while to write it. I knew what I wanted to say, but each time I tried to get it down, the words came out in an incoherent mess and so I kept putting it off. There are so many things to say about …

Drummer Nathan Bohach | Teen Jazz Artist

[twocol_one] Setup/Gear/Manufacturer of Instruments: A 4 and a 3.5 Musser marimba. Mallatech Jazz Classics JC12, Mainieri MM17, and Mainieri MM13 mallets. iRealbook app and amp. A red Sonar S class fusion drum kit. Zildjian 16″ A custom Rezo crash and 18″ K custom Hybrid crash,20″ Custom Dry ride, 10″ A splash,14″ Meinl Benny Grebb series …

Review of Terri Lyne Carrington’s Album Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue

A few years ago we had the opportunity to interview Grammy-winning drummer Terri Lyne Carrington on Teen Jazz. This week, we’re excited to bring you a review of her latest release on Concord Jazz, Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue. Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue features Gerald Clayton on keys, Christian McBride on bass and Terri …

Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington | Teen Jazz Influence Interview

Name: Terri Lyne Carrington Instrument: Drums Years Playing: started when she was 7, professionally when she was 10 College/Major/Degree: Berklee College of Music, Full Scholarship, Full Time for a year and a half *Note: This interview is a compilation of information attained from a telephone interview as well as bio content taken from Terri Lyne …

Drummer Evan Stone | Teen Jazz Influence Interview

Name: Evan Stone Profession: Drummer Years Playing: since the age of 8 College/Major/Degree: none Location: Los Angeles, CA THE INTERVIEW I first met Evan Stone at a Greg Adams gig in 2004. He and I have played together a few times since then and have remained in contact. The idea for Teen Jazz Influences was …