Program Books/Aaron Kimmel

Aaron Kimmel

drums

Aaron Kimmel is a native of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music from the Juilliard School, where he studied with Kenny Washington and Billy Drum­mond, and he is now a freelance drummer living in New York City. Kimmel frequently appears at Smalls and Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, performing as a sideman with Benny Green’s trio and Aaron Diehl, among others. He has also played with such jazz luminaries as Harry Allen, Ken Peplowski, Eric Alexander, Joe Mag­narelli, Grant Stewart, Terell Stafford, Ryan Kisor, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Brian Lynch, Ann Hampton Callaway, Mary Stallings, and Jon Faddis.