Lucianna Padmore

Lucianna Padmore

Bronx New York Native Drummer Lucianna Padmore has been praised by Modern Drummer magazine for the “Deep grooves and serious fusion chops.” She has been playing the Drums since the age of nine. Her musical playing styles range from Jazz and Hip -Hop, to Funk and Rock Fusion. Lucianna is an alumnus of LaGuardia High School for Music and the Performing Arts as well as the New School University. While in school, she received awards from Jazz at Lincoln center and BMI for outstanding soloing /jazz improvisation. An active drummer on stage and in the studio, Lucianna has been involved in many different projects in the New York scene. Miss Padmore currently plays in the rock fusion band Stratospheerius with electric violinist Joe Deninzon, appearing on their last two CD’s,"Live Wires" and “Headspace” as well as their latest release "The Next World". She also plays with the Primordial Jazz Funktet, and on their current album, “We are Here”. Lucianna plays in the new york based Japanese Lead group called Neo Blues Maki. Neo Blues Maki is a modern Nyc influenced take on traditional Japanese Incca Music. Miss Padmore also does Jazz outreach and education in elementary and high schools in the NewYork City Area. To keep Jazz Music as well as Music Appreciation Alive! Performing highlights include performances with Jazz tuba player Bob Stewart. opening for performing with or on the same bill with such names as Chico Debarge, Amel Larrieux, Kelis, James Spaulding,Shirely Horn, Bertha Hope, Mimi Jones, Pat Tandy Jimmy Heath, Clark Terry, Quincy Jones,Sun Ra Archestra, Josh Rosemen Quintet, Oscar Peterson trio, and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, to name a few. Lucianna has toured in Austria, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Morocco and Haiti, as well as in and around the U.s. Lucianna was featured in a book about drummers called “Sticks and Skins”. Miss Padmore is also a endorser of Soul Tone Cymbals.

My Soultone Set: 

18" Crash "Gospel"
16" Crash "Custom Brilliant"
13" Hi Hats "Gospel"
20" Ride "Vintage"