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Pete Zimmer

Drummer Peter A. Zimmer, born September 18, 1977 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, moved to New York City in 2001 upon his completion at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Since that time Mr. Zimmer has been gaining worldwide recognition as a jazz drummer, composer, bandleader, sideman, clinician, producer, and record label owner.

Pete Zimmer moved to Queens, New York in June of 2001 to submerge himself with many of the world’s best jazz musicians and he quickly became recognized for his uncanny swing and propulsive authority; all while maintaining a sense of musicality that is rare with a number of current jazz drummers. Zimmer has recorded or performed with musicians including: George Garzone, Joel Frahm, Jeremy Pelt, Michael Rodriguez, Toru Dodo, Avi Rothbard, David Wong, John Sullivan, Dennis Irwin, Rick Germanson, Robert Rodriguez, Peter Washington, Randy Napoleon, Michael Karn, Julius Tolentino, Jeb Patton, Pete Benson, Kyle Asche, Gene Perla, Matt Ray, Tom Kennedy, Wayne Escoffery, Jaleel Shaw, Carolyn Leonhart, Patrick Cornelius, Michael Janisch, Spike Wilner, Ryan Kisor, Dan Nimmer and many more…

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