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Jimmy Macbride, 22, is a drummer/composer based in New York City. He has performed with a wide variety of artists including Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Phil Woods, Bob Dorough, Taylor Eigsti, and Harish Raghavan. Jimmy is a recent graduate of The Juilliard School, where he studied privately with Carl Allen, Billy Drummond and Kenny Washington. Jimmy is a regular performer throughout New York City, performing at such venues as Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Smalls, Le Poisson Rouge, and The Blue Note. He performs regularly with different groups including Dave Lantz Trio, Nick Finzer Group, and the Kyle Athayde Dance Party. He is featured on various recordings, including bassist Clovis Nicolas’ 9 Stories. The Stanford Jazz Workshop selected Jimmy for its prestigious Mentor Program for the summers of 2012 and 2013 where he taught alongside Tootie Heath, Ndugu Chancler, Houston Person, and Victor Lin. Other performance highlights include the Saulkrasti Jazz Festival in Latvia with Beka Gochiashvili in the summer of 2013, the Cayman Island Arts Festival, a two week performance and clinic to Salvador, Brazil, and the Vail Jazz Festival with John Clayton, Wycliffe Gordon, Tia Fuller, and others. Upcoming performances include Andy’s Jazz Club in Chicago twice in the fall, with the Adam Kromelow Trio and Adam Larson New Quartet.