Born in 1981 in Charleroi (Belgium), Lionel Beuvens starts studying the drums in the
Académie d'Auvelais in the classical percussion classes. He gets his first experience in
jazz from Antoine Cirri and Nathalie Loriers, and through summer classes in Dworp
where he has the opportunity to meet and study with Billy Hart.
Graduated from the Koninklijk Conservatorium van Brussel in June 2004, he followed
lessons with Garcia Morales and Pieter Bast and is since 2008 teacher there. He also
studied in the Lemmens Instituut in Leuven with Dré Pallemaerts and Pierre Van
Dormael, as well as in the Den Haag Conservatorium with Eric Ineke and privately with
Bob Moses, Nasheet Waits and Steve Clover.