Bronx native, New York based drummer Lucianna Padmore has been praised by Modern Drummer magazine for “Deep grooves and serious fusion chops.” Lucianna’s versatile drumming is featured with artists in the Jazz, Hip-Hop, Funk, Rock, Pop and Fusion genres. An alumnus of LaGuardia High School for Music and the Performing Arts and the New School University, she has received awards from Jazz at Lincoln Center and BMI for her jazz improvisation. Lucianna’s current live and studio projects include a residency at Red Rooster Harlem with the Rakiem Walker Project, Stratospheerius with electric violinist Joe Deninzon, Primordial Jazz Funktet, Bertha Hope’s Jazzberry Jam, as well as leading her own quartet. As an educator, she is active in drum instruction and jazz outreach in the N.Y. tri-state area.
Lucianna is an endorser of Soul Tone Cymbals and was featured in the book “Sticks and Skins.