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Drummer, Jonathan Barber, born in Hartford, CT, has been playing the drums since the age of 5 years old. Barber was first introduced to the drums by his father and began nurturing his passion and talents at his family church. During his senior year of high school, Barber became a member of the Artist’s Collective in Hartford, CT founded by Dollie and Jackie McLean. read more

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Jazzwise Magazine: Jazz drumming and the vision of Jonathan Barber

http://www.jazzwisemagazine.com/artists/14919-jazz-drumming-and-the-vision-of-jonathan-barber Kay Shackelford introduces a bold new force on the jazz drumming scene: Jonathan Barber When listening to Jonathan Barber, there’s an earful of innovative and thoughtful rhythmic execution that…

Jonathan Barber joins two European Tours: The Jeremy Pelt Quintet & Marcus Strickland Twi-Life

Drums Around The World European Tour coming soon…. I’ll be apart of 2 European tours: The Jeremy Pelt Quintet & Marcus Strickland Twi-Life. If you area come out and support…

Jonathan Barber Announces the Release of his Debut Album “Vision Ahead”

Visionary Drummer Jonathan Barber to Release Debut “Vision Ahead” 5/11 Hartford, Connecticut-native Jonathan Barber is proud to announce his arrival with the Friday, May 11th release of his highly-anticipated debut…

Jonathan Barber wins “Up & Coming” in Modern Drummer Readers Poll 2018

“It’s only a matter of time. It brings me great excitement to announce that I won the Up & Coming category in the 2018 Modern Drummer Magazine Readers Poll. I…

Jonathan Barber joins Jeremy Pelt Quintet Fall Tour & Live Recording

Jeremy Pelt Quintet Fall Tour & Live Recording Jeremy Pelt- Trumpet Jonathan Barber- Drums Victor Gould- Piano Vicente Archer- Bass Jacquelene Acevedo- Percussion 9/27- Blue Note Poznan, Poland 9/29 &…

JB Dates

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    New York, NY
    Christian Sands Trio @ Dizzy's Club Coca Cola
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    New York, NY
    Christian Sands Trio @ Dizzy's Club Coca Cola
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    Quebec, Canada
    Christian Sands Trio @ Festival International de Jazz De Montreal

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