Vinnie Sperrazza (drums) is a Brooklyn-based jazz drummer. He has made a mark on the New York jazz community with his swinging, enthusiastic playing and his commitment to original projects. Sperrazza has released three full-length albums of his original compositions for Loyal Label and Positone Records. In 2023, he will release a trio album with pianist Ethan Iverson and bassist Michael Formanek, and a new suite of music composed for a group with guitarist Brandon Seabrook and saxophonist Loren Stillman. Additionally, he has played on over 80 albums as a sideman. Notable recent touring has been with saxophonist and composer Ohad Talmor’s Subway Lines; Stew and Heidi Rodewald in Stew and The Negro Problem; MMDG’s Pepperland, composed and led by Ethan Iverson; the Michael Formanek Drome Trio, featuring new extended compositions by Michael Formanek; and the jazz collective Ember, featuring saxophonist Caleb Curtis and bassist Noah Garabedian. Sperrazza is a member of the Hank Roberts Sextet and Hank Roberts Trio, and tours and records with the groups Landline, the Choir Invisible, Ember featuring Orrin Evans, Matt Bauder’s Hearing Things, Vinnie Sperrazza–Jacob Sacks–Masa Kamaguchi PLAY, and trioTrio meets Shelia Jordan.