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Michael Lauren
Portugal, Lisboa
Michael Lauren
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Michael Lauren

Lisboa
Plays Today:
38
Total Plays:
891,345
Profile Views:
1,175,064

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 The 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
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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 The 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, Darlene Love, Bill Frisell, Bob Stewart,
Bob Mintzer, 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, Cornelius Bumpus, The Drifters, The Coasters, Bobby Radcliff, Popa Chubby, Grant Green Jr, Markus Burger, 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 has also led his own 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” 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 and 2018 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: 38

Total Plays: 891,345

Profile Views: 1,175,064

Michael Lauren has no Merchandise yet.

Thanks so much for listening and supporting my music this past year. There is in the works new music for a new year. I wish you all a very happy and healthy 2021. Please don't forget that we are all in this together! To my fellow artists keep making excellent music. It's always a joy for me to hear new tunes and watch new videos. Best Always
Peace and Love
Michael

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Thanks to everyone who has enjoyed my music, recommended it and made my music #1 All Genres Lisboa & Portugal, #1 Jazz in Lisboa & Portugal, #1 Latin Portugal and #2 Global Jazz. I really appreciate it. Thanks also to all of you who have taken the time to write me. It’s always great to hear from the NIM community. It’s great to listen to all the great music that you all have been creating. I do have a small favor to ask. It would be really helpful if you would subscribe to my YouTube channel: The Michael Lauren channel link.
Thanks again for all your support
Stay Safe
Peace & Love
Michael

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The Michael Lauren All Stars
Old School / Fresh Jazz

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I want to thank you all so much for enjoying my music and supporting me during the past year. You have made me #1 in Jazz, Funk, Latin, and all Genres in Portugal. And thanks for sending me all your kind and encouraging messages. I really appreciate them.

If you are interested in seeing more of my videos please go to my YouTube Michael Lauren channel. You can also go to my new website (link) to know more about me.

Thanks also for all the excellent music I have heard on NIM the past few years. I look forward to hearing more diverse sounds in 2020!

I wish you all a very Happy, Healthy and Productive New Year.

Peace and Love

Michael

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Hi All

Thanks to all of you who have supported my music and have contacted me.
I really appreciate all your wonderful comments. All artists enjoy hearing from
the people who have liked/loved their creative efforts.

You have made me #1 in Portugal in both all Genres and Jazz. Muito Obrigado!

If interested please go to my Michael Lauren Youtube channel. Here you can find the complete playlists of the videos that support all my songs from The Michael Lauren All Stars 2 albums. Below are the links. Ol course click the like button if you like the video.

Old School / Fresh Jazz
YouTube

Once Upon A Time In Portugal
link

I wish all my fellow artists the best in their musical careers.

Peace and Love

Michael

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Past Events

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Aug 03
10:30pm
All Ages
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Oct 22
11:00pm
18+ or w/ adult
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Mar 16
10:30pm
All Ages
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Mar 17
10:30pm
All Ages
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Sep 21
1:30am
All Ages
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Jun 26
9:00pm
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