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11.14.11 Pete Zimmer's upcoming album, "Prime of Life," featuring George Garzone, Peter Bernstein, & Peter Slavov is going to be released April 17, 2012!  Stayed tuned for further details.

 

 

6.1.11 Pete Zimmer recorded his fifth album, "Prime of Life," featuring George Garzone, Peter Bernstein, & Peter Slavov on May 18, 2011.  Look for it at the beginning of 2012.

 

4.28.11 New Pete Zimmer article published in the South Bend Tribune today. CLICK HERE

 

2.22.10 Pete Zimmer returned from a UK and Paris tour with George Garzone Trio.  Click HERE for a review from the Financial Times and Click HERE for YouTube clip from the tour.

 

10.6.09 Pete Zimmer appeared as a guest DJ on WMSE Milwaukee 91.7FM with Dr. Sushi's Free Jazz BBQ on 10.6.09.  Stream Archive Broadcast HERE (Pete joins Dr. Sushi 90 minutes into broadcast)

 

5.1.09 Pete Zimmer gave a featured interview for Jazz Improv-NY May 2009 Drum Lover's Issue.

READ ENTIRE INTERVIEW HERE

 

1.8.09 Please check out the article on Pete Zimmer in Down Beat Magzine's February 2009 issue in their Players section.

READ ENTIRE ARTICLE HERE

 

 

9.15.2008 Chillin' Live breaks into Jazz Radio Charts currently listing #45 on JazzWeek and #30 College Radio!

 

9.2.2008 Chillin' Live CD released on Tippin' Records and hits radio nationwide.

New Release

Pete Zimmer Quartet

Featuring Jeremy Pelt

Chillin' Live @ Jazz Factory

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Jeremy Pelt - trumpet/flugelhorn

Avi Rothbard - guitar

David Wong - bass

Pete Zimmer - drums

 

Download from iTunes CLICK HERE

 

Recorded live to two-track at the Jazz Factory in Louisville, Kentucky.

 

"Smokin' as usual"

Michael A. Valentine - Music Director

WDNA 88.9 FM Miami, Florida

 

"Very excited to share your new release with our listeners here in Syracuse.  Hope the record is well received nationally!"

Eric Cohen - Music Director

WAER 88.3 FM Syracuse, New York


8.5.2008 Pete Zimmer signs an exclusive endorsement with YAMAHA Drums!


4.30.2007 Listen to Pete Zimmer's interview on The Jazz Sessions by Jason Crane. CLICK HERE

 

MORE

"Check out Zimmer's articulate solo on "One for GG" and his second-line pulse on "The Three Petes."" MODERN DRUMMER MAGAZINE, Ilya Stemkovsky (June 2012) MORE

 

 

"A flexible rhythmist, Zimmer conjures a loping, insinuating groove" JAZZTIMES, Bill Milkowski (April 2012) MORE

 

 

"The playing here is impressive all the way through." CADENCE, Jerome Wilson, (April 2012)

 

 

"Prime of Life is as lively and cohesive as a record can be"

THE NEW YORK CITY JAZZ RECORD, Terrell Holmes (March 2012)

 

 

"Prime of Life, drummer Pete Zimmer's fifth recording as a leader, has a clean, crisp, soulful sound." ALLABOUTJAZZ.COM by Dan McClenaghan (January 2, 2012) MORE

 

 

"Pete Zimmer; an alert drummer and engaging composer with a taste for refined hard bop, leads a small group" THE NEW YORKER (December 2011)

 

 

"Crackle-and-snap drummer Pete Zimmer spoke volumes with a few thumps of his snare." FINANCIAL TIMES (February 2010)

 

 

"Pete Zimmer has learned his New York lessons well, as his dry tone, meaty swing beat and subtle accents make him an old hand on Chillin' Live @ Jazz Factory"

DOWN BEAT (December 2008)

 

 

"Pete Zimmer's fourth recording as a bandleader and composer might stake his claim as a modern day version of Art Blakey."

ALL MUSIC GUIDE MORE

 

 

"The hard bop of the 1960s provides thematic sustenance for the drummer Pete Zimmer, who leads an athletic combo"
NEW YORK TIMES

 

 

"Zimmer's drumming boasts a crisp, swinging command with judicious musicality."

MODERN DRUMMER

 

 

"Zimmer's swinging chops and musical prowess make him a "must hear" in the jazz genre.  Chillin' Live @ Jazz Factory is a substantial rung on the musical career ladder of Pete Zimmer."

DRUMMERCAFE.COM MORE

 

 

"The hookup between Zimmer and Wong makes Chillin' something special."

ALLABOUTJAZZ.COM MORE

 

 

"Zimmer's time is nuclear perfect"

EJAZZNEWS.COM MORE

 


"Judgment is packed with memorable pieces"
DOWN BEAT

 

 

"The smart, swinging Pete Zimmer"  PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

 

MORE

 • January 17, 2018 @ University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK, Pete Zimmer Quartet.

 

January 18, 2018 @ Bethel College, North Newton, KS, Pete Zimmer Quartet.

 

January 19-20 @ Black Dolphin, Kansas City, MO, Pete Zimmer Quartet.

 

February 8, 2018 @ Smalls Jazz Club, NYC, Pete Zimmer Quartet.

 

February 18, 2018 @ Birdland Jazz Club, NYC, Pete Zimmer Quintet.

 

February 22, 2018 @ La Lagniappe, Miami, FL, Pete Zimmer Quartet.

 

February 24, 2018 @ Le Chat Noir, Miami, FL, Pete Zimmer Quartet.

 

February 25, 2018 @ La Lagniappe, Miami, FL, Pete Zimmer Quartet.

 

February 28, 2018 @ Fish House, Miami, FL, Pete Zimmer Quartet.

 

March 1st, 2018 @ Jazz at Jackson, Miami, FL, Pete Zimmer Quartet.

 

March 1st, 2018 @ Floyd, Miami, FL, Pete Zimmer Quartet.

 

March 7th, 2018 @ Mezzrow, Manhattan, NY, w. Ron McClure Trio.

 

April 4th, 2018 @ Nocturne, Denver, CO, Pete Zimmer Quartet.

 

 

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