Jojo Mayer

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Birthday
18, 1963
Birthplace
Zurich, Switzerland
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
18, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Zurich, Switzerland

About

Swiss-born drummer who became known for his work in the jazz and electronic music genres. He founded a group called Nerve and also performed with such bands as Intergalactic Maiden Ballet, Screaming and Sulfur.

Before Fame

Early in his career, he toured with pianist Monty Alexander's jazz band, an experience that allowed him to perform with singer Nina Simone and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie.

Trivia

He specialized in the jungle and Drum 'n' Bass sub-genres of electronic music.

Family Life

He grew up in Zurich, Switzerland and later settled in New York City.

Associated With

He collaborated with pianist John Medeski on a 1994 album Lunar Crush.