Resolve, innovation, and passion define Trevor Anderies’ musical direction. Based in Los Angeles, California, he performs locally and on the international scene with many groups including, Slumgum, The Walsh Set Trio, The Jon Armstrong Jazz Orchestra, Dan Rosenboom, The Nigerian Talking Drum Ensemble, and The Trevor Anderies Quintet. Amongst his many teachers have been Joe LaBarbara, Bennie Maupin, Art Lande, Randy Gloss, Paul Romaine, and Larry Koonse. In addition, Trevor has studied Ewe music from Ghanian Master Drummer Alfred Ladzekpo, and Tabla from North Indian Master Swapan Chaudhuri. Trevor has performed and recorded with a wide array of artists including Bennie Maupin, Charlie Haden’s Liberation Orchestra, Dwight Trible, Hugh Ragin, Ron Miles, Greg Gisbert, Pat Coil, Larry Coryell, Eric Gunnison, and Shunzo Ohno. Trevor has performed his music all around the United States as well as in Italy, Germany, France, Luxembourg, Brussels and Taiwan. He released his debut album, “Shades of Truth,” in 2013 on Nine Winds Records as wells as his second album, “Promise of a Tree,” on Orenda Records. Trevor was selected to participate in the 17th annual IASJ (International Association of Schools for Jazz) conference in Siena, Italy where students and teachers from 26 countries performed original material. Along with his band, Slumgum, he was accepted into the JAS (Jazz Aspen Snowmass) Academy summer program led by bassist, Christian McBride. He was chosen to play Ewe drums in Sandeep Bhagwati’s interdisciplinary work “Vineland Stelae,” a performance that gathered together some of the greatest musicians from around the world. Trevor was on the JAS academy faculty for three years. He shares his love of music through private lessons, teaching in the public schools and offering clinics both individually and with his group Slumgum at many elementary, middle and high schools as well as colleges throughout the country.


Improvisation • Jazz