Winter Jazz Series: Philippe Lemm TrioFebruary 22, 2019
New York based drummer Philippe Lemm started his musical journey at the age of 16. At the age of 19 he was admitted to The Amsterdam Conservatory in the Netherlands. In his second year at the conservatory, Philippe started touring internationally with jazz trumpeter Saskia Laroo as well as leading his own group Wazabe. At the end of his studies in Amsterdam, Philippe was playing extensively with renowned Dutch jazz musicians like Karel Boehlee (Toots Thielemans), Jorg Kaaij (Jazz Orchestra of the Concert Gebouw) and Peter Tiehuis (Metropole Orchestra).
In 2011, he was a recipient of one of the most prestigious scholarships in The Netherlands; Huygens Scholarship, which allowed him to continue his studies at Manhattan School of Music with John Riley. Philippe graduated in 2013 with his Masters Degree to become the first Dutch drummer that earned his Masters Degree for Jazz Drums from the Manhattan School of Music.
Philippe Lemm performs on both drum set and percussion, covering a broad range of styles reflecting his wide interest in music and his natural feel for groove and texture regardless of genre.
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