Magro

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Biography

MAGRO is a drummer and producer from Berlin.

MAGRO is a drummer and producer from Berlin. With his unusual sound, he creates a fusion of produced HipHop/RnB music and acoustically played jazz.

His project combines many of his musical influences such as Herbie Hancock, J Dilla and Chris Dave. “I want to build a bridge between catchy music and the deep elements of Jazz.“ Over the years, Magro has worked with numerous artists as a drummer and producer (amongst others Leona Berlin, Kenny Wesley, J Lamotta, Stimulus).

Tours and international festival appearances (including Tremplin Jazz Avignon, Jazz Al Popolo Rome, Women in Music Festival Zambia and many more) have taken him around the world. In addition, he co-produced the debut album by Leona Berlin, which was released by Warner Music in 2018.

After several singles appeared last year, he recently released a beat tape under his name. His debut album “Trippin” will be released on May 28th. With this, Magro shows his artistic and creative perspective on the present time. On the album Magro features some of his favorite musicians and singers – among others Jazz legend Kurt Rosenwinkel, Leona Berlin and US rapper TwizzMatic.

(…) a power player with a fine sense (…) – DLF National Public Radio Germany

Current Album

Magro- Trippin

Magro - Trippin

The Berlin drummer and producer MAGRO creates with his music an unusual fusion of acoustically played jazz and produced hip hop/RnB. His project combines many of his musical influences such as Herbie Hancock, J Dilla and Chris Dave.

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Having collaborated with numerous artists over the years as a drummer and producer (including Kenny Wesley, J Lamotta and Stimulus), his first album under his own name - "Trippin" - is now available.

On the album, Magro features some of his favorite musicians and singers - including jazz great Kurt Rosenwinkel, up-and-coming alternative soul singer Leona Berlin and US rapper TwizzMatic.

With "Trippin," Magro shows his artistic and creative perspective on today's world.

Magro about his music: "I would like to build a bridge between catchy produced music and the deep elements of jazz."

Tours and international festival appearances (including Tremplin Jazz Avignon, Jazz Al Popolo Rome, Women in Music Festival Zambia) have already taken him around the world.

Discography

  • Magro - Trippin

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