HERE IS A BIT ABOUT ME
A very creative, innovative, & influential musician!
Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, is the worldbeat inspired, global groover, Jimmy Lopez.
A Forward-thinking hybrid percussionist who's global ethnic rhythms & playing techniques along with his diverse drums & percussion palette has led him to be the percussionist of choice for many artists, producers, popular musicians, groups, and top dj’s, all in which Jimmy collaborates, performs, & tours regularly with.
His work playing and recording with Dj’s Has also been highly sought after, and praised by top DJ’s & producers Spanning different genres within the live electronica and electronic dance music world. According to Dj’s, laptopists, and control manipulaters, #JimmyLopezPercussionist is the only tag you will ever need for a hip-swaying, soul-stirring, love fest of music. His rhythm is matched only by the energy in the crowd- which is a direct result of his intense skill. Jimmy reads the room well, has extensive knowledge of every song and plays to every note necessary to impart a richly wonderful experience to the audience on any dance music occasion!
Considered one of the most hardest working Percussionists on the scene, and forever the student... Jimmy continues his evolution by studying from master musicians, spanning different music genres and disciplines, and also playing with as many musicians as possible to continue growth and development.
Jimmy has performed with top diverse artists spanning many music genres, such as:
The Illustrious Blacks
DJ David Guetta
DJ Bob Sinclair
Mark Rizzo (Soulfly) (Cavalera Conspiracy)
Dj Spooky (That Subliminal Kid)
The Gyspy Kings
The Digable Planets
The Cafe Wha? house band
Mexican Institute Of Sound
The Urban Relief Project
Dj's Sleepy & Boo
Turntables On The Hudson
C-Knowledge (Digable Planets)
Arielle Dombasle (french actress/vocalist)
Joe Battaglia and his new york city big band
Dominic Kanza (well known guitarist)
The Ladies of Ubiquita
Dj Small Change
DJ Rob Keith
Dj Hex Hector
Dj Fabian Alsultany
Dk aka Bollygirl NYC
Baya Kouyate (talking drum master)
Boombox Repair kit
FireHaze (Cuban Death metal)
.......Jimmy has opened up for artists & bands such as:
The Last Poets
The Yoshida Brothers (tsugaru-shamisen virtuosos)
Vieux Farka Toure
Better Than Ezra
Birdy Nam Nam
Radio Mundial... to name a few!