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Updated: Jul 26, 2023

Vincent Ector is one of the leading drummers on the jazz scene today. A listing of major artists he has performed with in concert and on recordings reads like a ‘who's who’ in the world of jazz such as Randy Weston, Freddy Hubbard, Hank Jones, Charles Earland, James Moody, Slide Hampton, Jimmy Heath, Gloria Lynne, Houston Person, Antonio Hart, Bobby Watson, Lou Donaldson, Stanley Cowell, Grover Washington Jr., Dr. Lonnie Smith, Joey DeFrancesco, Pat Martino, Ron Carter, Claudio Roditi, Orrin Evans, and The Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All Stars & Big Band. His recordings as a leader include “Live @The Side Door,” “Theme for Ms. P,” “Organatomy,” “Renewal of the Spirit,” and “Rhythm Master.” He is also featured on over 50 recordings. Vince Ector has performed at many of the world’s leading jazz festivals, theaters and jazz clubs and is highly active in the music education field. Ector is a lecturer of music at Princeton University and the founder and executive director of Arts For Kids. His many awards include numerous ASCAP Plus Awards, NY City Council Citation, NJ State Council on the Arts Teaching Artist in Music designation and a Puffin Foundation Artist Grant Award. He is also a Mapex Drums, Zildjian Cymbal and Vic Firth endorsed artist.

Vince Ector - Drums/Bandleader

Bruce Williams - Saxophone

Paul Bollenback - Guitar

Kyle Koehler - Organ

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