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    Ernesto has not only delivered masterclasses all over the world, he has lectured at various Universities, Institutes and Music Schools internationally.
    For upcoming Masterclasses please check upcoming events section
    For bookings please contact Ernesto Simpson Management

    Session Drummer

    Session Drummer

    Ernesto is a favorite first call session drummer for many acclaimed artists. His classical training, experience and versatility all lend to the ease with which he can just pick up and play where many would struggle. What sets Ernesto aside from many drummers is his musicality; He is a musician first and a drummer second. This enables him to engage and interact with other musicians in a unique way.

    Seminars & 1 to 1

    Seminars & 1 to 1

    Ernesto runs various seminars at certain times of the year to accommodate a variety of interests and genres. He is also available for select 1 to 1 sessions when in a location for a few days at a time.
    If you are interested in the possibility of booking a seminar or a 1 to 1 please contact Ernesto Simpson Management


    Ernesto has recorded with numerous artists all over the world earning multiple grammy nominations in the process. Check out some of his collaborations here:

    Minione - Anna Maria Jopek - Gonzalo Rubalcaba
    Arturo Sandoval Americana
    Richard Bona Bona Makes You Sweat
    Candy Dulfer What Does It Take?
    Richard Bona "Tiki"
    Thalia Thalia
    Paquitto D'rivera  Jazz Clazz
    Galy Galiano  Sin Fronteras
    Arturo Sandoval Trumpet Evolution
    John Di Martino Romantic Jazz Trio: Jazz Mozart
    Arturo Sandoval My Passion for the Piano
    Charlie Zaa El Mas Grande Sentimiento
    Pablo Mayor Perro Amor
    Dave Grusin Random Hearts
    Ricardo Eddy Martinez Bolero Jazz: Misty
    Brian Lynch Con Clave
    Olga Guillot Faltaba Yo
    Arturo Sandoval"For Love Or Country:The Arturo Sandoval Story"OMPST
    Helio Alves Its Clear
    Omar Sosa and NDR Essensual
    Edy Martinez Midnight Jazz Affair
    Femi Temowo Music is the Feeling
    Edy Martinez Privilegio
    Omar Sosa Ile
    Manuel Valera Vientos
    Kyle Eastwood Time Pieces
    Manuel Valera Currents
    Gonzalo Rubalcaba Suite Caminos
    Roberto Occhipinti Yemaya
    Ramon Valle Take Off
    Samuel Torres Skin Tones
    Phil Robson Immeasurable Code
    Samuel Torres Yaounde

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    about Ernesto

    Ernesto is a multiple grammy nominated world class drummer and musician of international acclaim. His experience spans over thirty years of international performing, recording, touring, teaching and session music playing alongside some of the greatest names in the industry.

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