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Michael Lauren
Portugal, Lisboa
Michael Lauren
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Michael Lauren

Lisboa
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About Michael Lauren

New Yorker Michael Lauren (b.1950) began playing drums at the age of eight. His artistry fuses the boundaries of jazz, blues, funk, rock, and world music. Michael attended Johns Hopkins University, The Peabody Conservatory and Berklee College of Music. He is a founding member of the world-renowned Drummers Collective NYC, where he taught for over twenty-five years. Michael was the Professor of Drum Set Studies (2003-2020 Ret.) and head of the Jazz Department (2005-2010 & 2015-2017) at the Escola Superior de Música e Artes do Espectáculo (ESMAE) in Porto, Portugal. He is currently Professor of Drum Set Studies at Escuela Superior de Música Jam Session Barcelona, España and is the founder / artistic director of The International Drum Academy Lisboa, Portugal.

Michael has performed and/or recorded with Chuck Berry, Benny Golson, Paul Anka, Tom Harrell, Charles Brown, Tom Jones, David Bowie, Darlene Love, Bill Frisell, Bob Stewart, Cornelius Bumpus, Bob Mintzer, Paul Griffin, Milt Hinton, Ted Curson, Rick Margitza, Martha Reeves, Don Sebesky, Teo Macero, Jerry Jemmott, Kenny Davern, Mike Stern, Silje Nergaard, Dena DeRose, Tutu Puoane, Robert Kraft, The Drifters, Buddy Cage, The Coasters, Bobby Radcliff, Popa Chubby, Grant Green Jr, Markus Burger, Max Ionata, Orquestra Jazz Matosinhos, Orquestra Jazz Algarve, Jorge Costa Pinto Big Band, Quinteto Mario Santos, The Postcard Brass Band, Hugo Alves Quartet, 2 Tubas & Friends and many others.

He currently leads his new band The Michael Lauren Trio and has led the bands Bashier, Magister Ludi and The Michael Lauren All Stars. Both of The Michael Lauren All Stars’ albums. “Once Upon A Time In Portugal” and “Old School / Fresh Jazz” and his album The Michael Lauren Trio "Live At Mobydick Records" were not only highly praised by both Portuguese and International jazz critics, but were chosen as one of the 10 best national albums (Portugal) of 2016, 2018 and 2022 respectively. Michael has worked in Broadway theatre productions, in the studios of New York recording albums, jingles, industrials and was a staff drummer for the music publishing company Famous Music.

Michael is the author of seven books: Welcome To Odd Times - An Approach To Mental and Manual Dexterity For The Drum Set, The Book of Silence, The Encyclopedia of Double Bass Drumming, Rudiments And Variations For Drummers, Understanding Rhythm - A Guide To Reading Music, Rhythmic Fundamentals, and Compreender Ritmo. An internationally recognized educator and clinician, Michael has written articles for Modern Drummer Magazine, The Percussive Arts Society’s magazine Percussive Notes and Score Magazine a subdivision of the PBS television series “Rock School”.

Michael endorses Yamaha drums, Zildjian cymbals and sticks, Remo drumheads, SkyGel damper pads, Protection Racket cases and Road Crew.

Plays Today: 138

Total Plays: 1,417,239

Profile Views: 1,855,395

Subscribers: 4,254

Followers: 1,382

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Past Events

Thu

Aug 03

10:30 PM

All Ages
Hot Club Portugal

Portugal, Lisboa, Praça da Alegria, 48 , 1250-004

Sun

Oct 22

11:00 PM

18+ or w/ adult
Jazz Club Firenze

Italy, Florence, Via Nuova de Caccini, 50121

Fri

Mar 16

10:30 PM

All Ages
Hot Club Portugal

Portugal, Lisboa, Praça da Alegria 48, 1250-004

Sat

Mar 17

10:30 PM

All Ages
Hot Club Portugal

Portugal, Lisboa, Praça da Alegria 48, 1250-004

Fri

Sep 21

1:30 AM

All Ages
Festival TANJAzz 2018

Morocco, Tanger, Moulay Hafid Palace Zanka Abdelwaheb Marsha

Sat

Jun 26

9:00 PM

All Ages
Mobydick Records

Portugal, Braga, Edifício GNRantion - Praça Conde de Agrolongo, N.º 123 , 4700

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