Jimmy Lopez has been a friend since we met on Instagram watching each other’s feeds. I’ve been a fan of Jimmy’s since I’ve seen his name on flyers over the years as Percussionist for DJs within House and World Music Styles throughout NYC and beyond. He is the veteran Live Percussionist at Brooklyn’s Bembé, where he accompanies DJs through entire nights of sweaty dancing rhythms. … Continue reading XANADU: Jimmy Lopez
Book your session to learn Drum Set, Percussion, DJing, Music Production, Sampling, and more. Contact Info@NewYorkWild.Life for more information. Video features jojoSOUL drumming Caroline Polachek- “So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings” Continue reading Learn Rhythm Online with jojoSOUL!
What. A. Year… I’d like to thank everyone who helped me along my path this year, those who supported and influenced me, and those whom I’ve had the privilege to work with this year. You all inspire me and give me the strength and understanding to continue toward my goals and lessons. I appreciate all the opportunities I’ve been blessed with this year, and look … Continue reading Thank you, 2017… Welcome NewYorkWild.Life!
Proud and thrilled to get to play drums for singer/performer Zachary Clause and music director/pianist Darren Cohen at Pangea! Thanks to all who came and enjoyed! Photos by Suzi Sadler Continue reading 10/27/17- Zachary Clause Does Bette Midler at the Continental Baths 1971
My djembe is my love, my weapon, my tool. I perform, teach, and write with my drum and have settled for nothing less than the finest authentic drum available. This drum is built by Ibrahima Diokhane. Ibrahima is a master drum builder from Senegal, Africa, who began building drums as a child. He brought his craft to New York City in 1986 and sold his … Continue reading jojoSOUL’s Partnership with Master Drum Builder Ibrahima Diokhane