About Jonathan Barber

International Recorded artist, composer, educator and bandleader Jonathan Barber was voted the #1 Up-and-Coming Drummer of 2018 in Modern Drummer. Barber has already recorded and toured worldwide with such artists as Pat Metheny, Terence Blanchard, Erykah Badu, Nicholas Payton, Buster Williams, Jimmy Greene, Jeremy Pelt, Wallace Roney, Terrace Martin, Jennifer Holiday, Harold Mabern, Steve Davis, J.D. Allen, The Brooklyn Philharmonic and many more.

In addition to his first-call status as a sideman, Barber has recently stepped forth as a composer and leader with his Vision Ahead band. Even with Barber’s history of high-profile gigs and recordings taken into consideration, Jonathan Barber has independently release his with band Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead: Vision Ahead, Legacy Holder, Live at Jazz Standard and Poetic . Barber has tour asa solo clinician, performing all over South America and China. Currently Jonathan Barber has a newly appointed Jazz Drum Professor at University of Connecticut. Barber endorses Ludwig Drums, Istanbul Agop Cymbals, Promark Drumsticks, and Evans Drumheads.