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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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Jonathan Barber has been listed by Paste Magazine “12 New Artist to Watch in 2019”

Named Modern Drummer’s “#1 Up-and-Coming Drummer of 2018,” the powerhouse, Hartford-born drummer initially fell in love with the instrument by watching his father perform in the family church. His upbringing…

Jonathan Barber makes an appearance @ NPR Music Tiny Desk with Nicholas Payton Trio

“Payton dazzled the audience, simultaneously playing his trumpet and a Fender Rhodes. It’s his signature, resonant sound. With the rest of his trio – the rhythmic precision of drummer Jonathan…

Vision Ahead Headlines Rainy Days Jazz Festival

Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead marks their first tour in St. Petersburg & Moscow, Russia headlining Rainy Days Jazz Festival. August 25th & 26th.

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…

JB Dates

  • 01
    Feb
    New York, NY
    Steve Davis Quintet @ Smalls Jazz Club
  • 02
    Feb
    Clinton, NY
    Christian Sands Trio @ Hamilton College - Wellin Hall
  • 08
    Feb
    Germantown, MD
    Christian Sands Trio @ Black Center for The Arts

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