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October 10, 1986|
Hollis, Queens New York
Marcus Gilmore (born October 10,1986) is an American drummer. In 2009, New York Times critic Ben Ratliff included Gilmore in his list of drummers who are "finding new ways to look at the drum set, and at jazz itself", saying, "he created that pleasant citywide buzz when someone new and special blows through New York clubs and jam sessions".
- 1 Biography
- 2 Discography
- 3 References
Gilmore is the grandson of Roy Haynes, who gave him his first drum kit at the age of ten, and the nephew of Graham Haynes. A graduate of the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, Gilmore also received full ride scholarships to the Juilliard School of Music and Manhattan School of Music. He has been touring professionally since the age of sixteen. Gilmore is the recipient of several awards such as the Wynton Kelly Foundation Award, the Wyoming Seminary PAI Best Instrumentalist Award, The Shifting Foundation grant, and a Latin Grammy for his work with pianist Chick Corea to name a few. Marcus has been named a protégé of the 2018 Rolex Mentors And Protégé project. He is also embarking on solo projects with his bands "Actions Speak" and "Silhouwav"
With Vijay Iyer
2005: Reimagining (Savoy Jazz )
2008: Tragicomic (Sunnyside Records)
2009: Historicity (ACT)
2012: Accelerando (ACT)
2015: Break Stuff (ECM)
With Chick Corea
2013: The Vigil
With Steve Coleman
2006: Steve Coleman and Five Elements, Weaving Symbolics (Blue Label)
2011: The Mancy of Sound (Pi Recordings)
2015: Synovial Joints (Pi Recordings)
With Graham Haynes
2007: Full Circle (Kindred Rhythm)
With Gonzalo Rubalcaba
2008: Avatar (Blue Note)
2011: XXI Century (SPassion)
With Nicholas Payton
2008: Into The Blue (Nonesuch Records)
With Hans Glawischnig
2008: Panorama (Sunnyside Records)
With Joe Martin
2009: Not by Chance (Anzic Records)
With Mark Turner
2014: Lathe of Heaven (ECM)
With Gilad Hekselman
2011: Hearts Wide Open (Jazz Village)
2013: This Just In (Jazz Village)
With Chris Potter
2017: The Dreamer Is the Dream (ECM)
- Ratliff, Ben. "Five Drummers Whose Time Is Now". New York Times. Retrieved 2018-02-22.
- Beener, Angelika. "When Your Grandfather Is The Greatest Living Jazz Drummer". NPR. NPR. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
- "David Adjaye and Colm Toibin Among New Mentors in Rolex Program". Retrieved 2018-02-21.