Regarded as one of the foremost world music and jazz percussionists, Jamey has played with the Consort for nineteen years, and for the last thirteen years has been a member of Paul Simon’s band. He also collaborates with Yo Yo Ma, Dawn Upshaw, Joe Lovano, Osvaldo Golijov, Simon Shahhen, Nancy Wilson, and Dave Liebman, among others. Jamey is an associate professor at Boston’s Berklee School of Music, New England Conservatory, Overland Conservatory, and the Cleveland Institute of Music. He has been voted one of the top 4 world percussionists in the world by “Modern Drummer” (July 2007).
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