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Reggie Quinerly, MUSIC INSPIRED BBY FREEDMAN TOWN

Reggie Quinerly -][- MUSIC INSPIRED BY FREEDMAN TOWN – [Redefinition Music, 2012] –

Originally from Houston, Texas, Reggie Quinerly began playing the drums at an early age. His dedication and curious nature led his parents to search out private instructors Lester Grant and Samuel Dinkins III who would challenge and hone his musical skills.

After graduating from the renowned High School for the Visual and Performing Arts (HSPVA) he made his transition into the New York jazz scene, continuing his studies at the New School University. Since relocating in 1999 he has performed with the likes of saxophonist Joe Lovano, NEA Jazz Master Von Freeman, Branford Marsalis, Seamus Blake, James Spaulding, Greg Osby, trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and pianist John Hicks. He has also had the fortune of learning from master drummers Jimmy Cobb, Joe Chambers, Michael Carvin, Lewis Nash and Kenny Washington. Another recent achievement includes the completion of his Master’s degree from The Juilliard School’s Jazz division.

As an educator and clinician he has toured the United States, Italy, Austria, France and Spain. Mr. Quinerly was also among the performers of bassist Christian McBride’s New York premiere of the “The Movement Revisited” suite. While constantly maintaining a performing schedule he is also researching and writing material for his debut as a leader, “Music Inspired by Freedmantown” to be released in the fall of 2012 on his own Redefinition Music label. -[Biography]-

:::: SOURCE: Reggie Quinerly.com ::::

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