B i o g r a p h y
Aaron Seeber, a 27-year old drummer living in Brooklyn, NY is making his name as an emerging Jazz drummer in New York City. Aaron is a recent graduate of SUNY Purchase, where he studied Jazz Drums under the tutelage of renowned instructors Kenny Washington and John Riley. He was a member of the Purchase Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Jon Faddis and Todd Coolman. Aaron also had the opportunity to study with great musicians at Purchase, including Hal Galper, Jon Faddis, Doug Weiss, Gary Smulyan and Pete Malinverni, among many others.
Originally born in Washington DC, Aaron was exposed early on to many great musicians such as Buck Hill, Freddie Redd, Butch Warren, Larry Willis and many other legends that helped feed his enthusiasm for Jazz music. While in high school, Aaron attended Paul Carr’s Jazz Academy of Music (JAM) Camp, where Aaron is now on as faculty drum instructor and combo teacher.
As a performer, Aaron has had the incredible opportunity to share the stage with greats Eric Reed, Jon Faddis, Cyrille Aimée, Jeremy Pelt, Paul Bollenback, Tim Green, Bruce Harris, Gary Smulyan, Mike Ledonne, Freddie Redd, Butch Warren, Grant Stewart, Chuck Redd, and many others. He has performed internationally with The Warren Wolf Trio and nationally with the grammy award winning group, The New York Voices. He leads his own Quintet at Smalls Jazz Club twice a month. Aaron has played at many of the renowned venues and festivals around the world including Blues Alley, Marian's Jazz Room (Switzerland), The Blue Note New York, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, Twins Jazz, The Kennedy Center, Atlas Theater, Carnegie Hall, The Caramoor Jazz Festival, The DC Jazz Festival and The Falcon.
Aaron endorses Murat-Diril Cymbals.