Ari Hoenig

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Birthday
13, 1973
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1973 (age 44)
Birthplace
Pennsylvania

About

Jazz drummer who had complex drumming rhythms and for performing in New York City venues like the 55 Bar, the Blue Note, and Smalls.

Before Fame

He played with the punk bop band, One O'Clock Lab Band, before moving to New York.

Trivia

He collaborated with French pianist Jean-Michel Pilc on many recordings; he also collaborated with such greats as Mike Stern, Kenny Werner, and Wynton Marsalis.

Family Life

His father was a vocalist and his mother was a violinist. When he was very young, they instilled within him a love for all types of music.

Associated With

He followed the example of Elvin Jones, Tony Williams, and Jack DeJohnette in making the drummer more than a timekeeper in performances.