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Jimmy Macbride

Jimmy Macbride is a drummer/composer based in New York City. He has performed with a wide variety of artists including Herbie Hancock, Terence Blanchard, Wynton Marsalis, Kenny Barron, Jimmy Greene, and Adam Rogers. Coming from an artistic family (his father is a composer and mother is a visual artist), Jimmy began playing drums at age 3 and gravitated toward jazz music at an equally young age. Jimmy is a recent graduate of The Juilliard School, where he studied privately with Carl Allen, Billy Drummond and Kenny Washington. He is a regular performer throughout New York City, performing at such venues as Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Smalls, The Jazz Gallery, and The Blue Note. His musical talents have also taken him worldwide, touring across Europe, Asia, and North America. Jimmy has also appeared at some of the world’s most famous venues, including the Monterey Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, and Newport Jazz Festival, among others. He performs regularly with different groups including Nir Felder, Samora Pinderhughes’ Transformations Suite, Lucas Pino’s Nonet, Nick Finzer's Hear & Now, and the Roxy Coss Quintet. In addition, he can be seen playing with many of New York’s most creative and forward-thinking artists, including Lage Lund, Melissa Aldana, Ben Street, Kevin Hays, Fabian Almazan, Matt Brewer, Michael Rodriguez, and Dayna Stephens, among many others. He is also an active recording artist, appearing on over 20 albums to date.

Awards


2012 - ASCAPLUS Award
2012-2013 - Stanford Jazz Mentor at the Stanford Jazz Workshop
2011- Gluck Community Fellowship at Juilliard
2011 - ASCAPLUS Award
2010 - ASCAPLUS Award
2010 - Finalist in the YoungArts NFAA ArtsWeek in Miami
2009 - SEIU Moe Foner Memorial Scholarship
2009 - Betty Carter Jazz Ahead
2009 - Ravinia Festival Steans Institute for Young Artists
2009 - Jazz Band of America
2009 - youngARTS NFAA Honorable Mention
2008 - Next Generation Jazz Orchestra. Performing at the North Sea Jazz Festival, Rotterdam & the Monterey Jazz Festival
2008 - Honorable Mention in ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composers Award for Circuit
2008 - Colonist at the Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony
2008 - Outstanding Soloist in Downbeat Student Music Awards
2008 - Semifinalist in ISC Songwriting Competition for Joe’s Lament for Big Band
2008 - Berklee School 5-Week Performance Program. Full Scholarship
2008 - Vail Jazz Workshop - Full Scholarship, Vail, CO
2007 - ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composers Award Winner for Tenure
2007 - Gibson/Baldwin Grammy Band Finalist
2007 - Scholarship to attend Berklee School’s 5 Week Performance Program
2006 - Scholarship to attend Skidmore Jazz Institute
2006 - "DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE 29th Annual Student music Award as Outstanding Soloist in H.S. Division
2006 - Full scholarship to attend Berklee School’s 5 Week Performance Program
2006 - ASCAP’s Young Jazz Composers Competition for Joe’s Lament, Honorable Mention
2005 - Semifinalist for ISC Songwriting Competition for Joe’s Lament
2005 - CT Music Educators Association Composition Festival Award
2004 - MODERN DRUMMER, “On The Move”, Featured in December, 2004 issue
2004 - DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE 27th Annual Student Music Award Winner Outstanding Jr. High Jazz Soloist
2004, 05, 06,07 - West Hartford Superintendent’s Award for Musical Accomplishment
2003 - DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE 26th Annual Student Music Award Outstanding Jr. High Performer
2003 - Percussive Arts Society Larrie Londin Memorial Scholarship Award
2003 - Percussive Arts Society PAS Scholarship to attend the PAS Convention in Louisville,KY
2000-2005 - Scholarship Awards for LITCHFIELD JAZZ SUMMER MUSIC SCHOOL


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Kinetic

Outside in Music
2021

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Impressions in Blue...

Outside in Music
2020

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Cast Of Characters

Outside in Music
2020

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Stuff I Heard

Toy Robot Music
2020

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Live To Tape

Outside in Music
2020

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If I Loved You

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

View in Perspective

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

View in Perspective (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Sonata No. 12 Adagio

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Sonata No. 12 Adagio (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

E.T.

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Like a Fire That Consumes All Before It

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Like a Fire That Consumes All Before It (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Occam's Razor

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Toys

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

In Heaven Everything is Fine

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Impending

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Impending (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Circles in a Circle

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Choose

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

I'll Never Be the Same

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Still Life With Skull

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Still Life with Skull (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Cobalt Blue

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Zen

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Zen (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Space Behind Eugene Boch

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Space Behind Eugene Boch (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Moods

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Blue Shade

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Blue Shade (Intro)

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

No Man's Land

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

We're More Than the Sum of Our Influences

From: Cast Of Characters
By Jimmy Macbride

The Guru

From: Cast Of Characters
By Jimmy Macbride

... the Alternative

From: Cast Of Characters
By Jimmy Macbride

You'll Never Know ...

From: Cast Of Characters
By Jimmy Macbride

Venus

From: Cast Of Characters
By Jimmy Macbride

The Weatherman

From: Cast Of Characters
By Jimmy Macbride

(Take the) Fork in the Road

From: Cast Of Characters
By Jimmy Macbride

A Duke

From: Cast Of Characters
By Jimmy Macbride

... Patience

From: Cast Of Characters
By Jimmy Macbride

Patience...

From: Cast Of Characters
By Jimmy Macbride

Brutus, the Contemporary

From: Cast Of Characters
By Jimmy Macbride

... Perspective

From: Cast Of Characters
By Jimmy Macbride

Evolution of ...

From: Cast Of Characters
By Jimmy Macbride

A Sorcerer (is a myth)

From: Cast Of Characters
By Jimmy Macbride

No Man's Land

From: Impressions in Blue and Red
By Jimmy Macbride

Antiquity

From: That's a Computer
By Jimmy Macbride

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