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Maxime LENSSENS was born 22th June '76 in Ghent (B)
Started playing the drums at the age of 15 (after briefly experimenting on saxophone, bass and piano). Came in contact with jazz while participating twice to a summer workshop organized by Jazz Studio (Antwerp). At the age of 20 he went to New York to take private lessons with Billy Hart (Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock) and Gene Lake (Steve Coleman, Me'Shell, Marcus Miller). After that, he took a few lessons from Stéphane Galland (Aka Moon).
You could say that Maxime is self taught, apart from the fact that He's had a couple of private lessons. Miles Davis and everyone who played with him, John Coltrane, Prince, Jimi Hendrix, Squarepusher, Aphex Twin, Jazzanova, The Roots, Eryka Badou, Meshell N'degeocello,

Steve Coleman, Aka Moon, Chris Whitley, Lewis Taylor, Jeff Buckley, Oumou Sangaré, Zakir Hussain, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield, Bob Marley, Black Uhuru, Israel Vibration, Hariprasad Chaurissa, D'angelo, Sizzla, Timbaland, Arto Lindsay, Björk and may others...
Maxime has been touring through out Belgium, France, The Netherlands, UK, Germany, Switzerland, Corsica, Kenya, Marocco, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Madagascar, USA, Canada,..

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