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Igor Willcox

Considered one of the most important Brazilian drummers, Igor Willcox has achieved great notoriety in the instrumental music scene with his group Igor Willcox Quartet, standing out and performing in the most important Jazz clubs around the world such as Blue Note, Yardbird Suite (Edmonton - Canada), Bourbon Street, The Jazz Room (Waterloo - CA), Frankie’s Jazz (Vancouver- CA), Bucking Jam Palace (Calgary - CA), The Rex (Toronto-CA), and Jazz Festivals such as,  North City Jazz Festival (Serbia), Bansko Jazz Festival (Bulgaria), Nisville Jazz Festival (Serbia), Summer Jazz Festival (Slovenia), Panama Jazz Festival, Santos Jazz Festival (Brazil), Play Jazz Festival (Brazil), MB Jazz (Souza Lima Berklee), etc.

 


Awards

Important Festivals / Awards: - Batuka Festival III (drum festival organized by the Vera Figueiredo’s Institute). Igor won the contest in category of musicality, in 1998. - Batuka Festival IV, alongside big names Dave Weckl and Virgil Donati . - Igor was nominated as a drummer revelation in 2000, by Batera & Percussão Magazine - Presented on the 1st edition of Batukinha, where it also played the artists Vera Figueiredo, Sam Aliano, Marco Minnemann, Jim Chapin and Dom Famularo. - 2nd Modern Drummer Festival (Brazil). - Performed workshops in Germany at the University of Music in Frankfurt, Hamburg School of Music, among others. - IV Modern Drummer Festival IP & T. - Columnist for the Batera & Percussão Magazine, for 1 year. - Zildjian Camp Brazil 2015


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../Pictures/Capas%20Digitais%20CD/Capa%20Digital%20Cd%201400x%20(menor).jpgThe debut album #1 had an excellent review on the most important and popular jazz music website in the world: the All About Jazz. “ Fans of fusion and jazz- funk in particular will appreciate Willcox's hard-driving, relentless style, and with some tasteful contributions from his colleagues, it's an auspicious outing from this versatile drummer and songwriter.”

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Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Igor Willcox Quartet...

Room73 Records
2022

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Message From Another...

Room73 Records
2022

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2020

Room 73 Records
2021

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Igor Willcox Quartet...

Room73 Records
2021

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Igor Willcox Quartet...

Room73 Records
2019

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Live at The Jazz Room...

Room 73 Records
2019

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2020

From: 2020
By Igor Willcox

U.F.O (Live)

From: Live at The Jazz Room (Canada)
By Igor Willcox

Brad Vibe - Live

From: Igor Willcox Quartet - Live at...
By Igor Willcox

U.F.O (Live)

From: Live at The Jazz Room (Canada)
By Igor Willcox

U.F.O (Live)

From: Igor Willcox Quartet - Live at...
By Igor Willcox

The Scare LIVE!

From: Igor Willcox Quartet - LIVE!
By Igor Willcox

The Scare

From: Igor Willcox Quartet - LIVE!
By Igor Willcox

Brotherhood

From: #1
By Igor Willcox

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