Abraham Laboriel Jr.
also known as Abe Laboriel Jr., Abe Laboriel Jnr, Abraham "Abe" Laboriel Jr.
Born: Mar 23, 1971, Lexington, Massachusetts, USA
Abraham 'Abe' Laboriel Jr. (born March 23, 1971) is an American session drummer. He is the son of Mexican bass guitarist Abraham Laboriel, nephew of Mexican rocker Johnny Laboriel, and brother of record producer, songwriter, and film composer Mateo Laboriel. He has been the drummer for Paul McCartney as well as for the French singer Mylène Farmer, among others. The son of jazz bass player Abraham Laboriel, Abe grew up playing drums starting at age four. His mother is a classically trained singer. Laboriel was mentored by well-known percussionists and drummers, including Jeff Porcaro, Chester Thompson, along with Bill Maxwell and Alex Acuña, who had formed the band Koinonia with his father in the 1980s. He attended the Dick Grove School of Music, studying with Peter Donald, during his junior year in high school. He also attended the Hamilton High School Academy of Music in Los Angeles in his senior year. Here he first experienced the use of programming and became a member of a marching band. He formed a jazz trio with Vernell Brown and Mike Elizondo. In 1989, he was honored by the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts and Down Beat magazine. He then enrolled at the Berklee College of Music, where he graduated in 1993. (Wikipedia)
|Real Name||Abraham Laboriel Jr.|
|Nick Name||Abe Laboriel Jr., Abe Laboriel Jnr, Abraham "Abe" Laboriel Jr.|
|Date of Birth||Mar 23, 1971|
|Place of Birth||Lexington, Massachusetts, USA|