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 

Oz Noy

Mark Rizzo (Soulfly) (Cavalera Conspiracy)

Dj Spooky (That Subliminal Kid)

Maya Azucena

The Gyspy Kings

The Digable Planets

Stretch Armstrong

Vikter Duplaix

The Cafe Wha? house band

Nortec Collective

Mexican Institute Of Sound

The Urban Relief Project

Dj's Sleepy & Boo


Turntables On The Hudson

Rich Medina

Dj Obah

Dj Sabo 

C-Knowledge (Digable Planets)

Arielle Dombasle (french actress/vocalist)

Joe Battaglia and his new york city big band

Dominic Kanza (well known guitarist)

Jessi Colasante

Conrado Martinez

Steven Sparrow

Scum Frog

John Kano 

The Ladies of Ubiquita

Dj Small Change

Shakey J



DJ Rob Keith

Dj D:fuse

Dj Hex Hector

Dj Fabian Alsultany

Dk aka Bollygirl NYC 

Baya Kouyate (talking drum master)

Dj Angola

Taylor Mcferrin

Dj Center

Lisa Shaw 

Boombox Repair kit 

FireHaze (Cuban Death metal)

.......Jimmy has opened up for artists & bands such as:

Lalah Hathaway

The Last Poets


The Smiths

The Yoshida Brothers (tsugaru-shamisen virtuosos)

Vieux Farka Toure

Better Than Ezra

Birdy Nam Nam




Alice Smith


Radio Mundial... to name a few!


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