Recording for Katana of Choice by Nicole Lizée is just around the corner. The title track […]
Ben Reimer | Percussion
Montreal-based percussionist Ben Reimer has established himself as a leading figure in contemporary drumset performance. He has commissioned solo works such as "Ringer" by Nicole Lizée, "Full Grown" by Scott Edward Godin, "Train Set" by Eliot Britton and the duet "Lakoni in Kazonnde" by Lukas Ligeti with (David Cossin - Bang On A Can). He has arranged the solos "Liberty" by Tony Williams and "Spooky Drums" by Baby Dodds and was featured in the publication, Drummer’s Journal (4th ed. Aug 2013). As a drumset soloist Ben premiered four concertos by Nicole Lizée with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony - Edwin Outwater conducting, the SMCQ - Walter Boudreau conducting, Architek Percussion Quartet and TorQ Percussion Quartet. His album “Katana of Choice - Music for Drumset Soloist” will be available in 2017.