Paul Rossman is a drummer and percussionist who plays in many genres including Jazz, Latin Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Folk Rock, and Pop. As percussionist in Richard Baratta’s Gotham City Latin Jazz Septet, his latest work can be heard on the Savant Records 2022 recording, "Music in Film, The Sequel". This chart climbing compilation followed “Music in Film: The Reel Deal” which reached #14 in the world (2021). His solo is featured on the "The Reel Deal" Grammy nominated single, "Chopsticks". Paul has recorded and/or played with illustrious jazz artists including guitarist Paul Bollenback, saxophonists
Vincent Herring, Eric Alexander, Craig Handy, and Jerry Bergonzi, Grammy nominated pianist
Dave Kikoski, two-time Grammy nominated organist Pat Bianchi,
Diva Orchestra pianist Tomoko Ohno, trumpeters Marcus Printup and Vinnie Cutro, Latin jazz pianist/composer Bill O'Connell, bassist
Gerald Cannon, Grammy nominated bassist
John Patitucci, Latin Jazz flautist/composer
Connie Grossman, Brazilian percussionist
Rogerio Boccato (Grammy ensemble player), percussionist Roger Squitero, drummer Carl Allen, and film producer/jazz drummer
Paul studied with drummers Joe Morello (Brubeck), Hank Jarmillo, and Jim Payne as well as with percussionist masters Frank Colon, Bobby Sanabria, and Norman Headman. He has played alongside drum legend Bernard Purdie. A veteran of the New York music scene, he has collaborated with Van Morrison guitarist/producer John Platania on several albums. Paul has played drums with Don McLean, percussion in Mosaic—a 12 piece big band led by Bob Shaut-- and has been the featured drummer on albums by Hudson Valley based artists including pianist Tim Bodt, vibraphonist Vic Catanzaro, smooth jazz guitarist singer/songwriter Erin Hobson, and the smooth jazz band The Dangling Success.
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