Portrait of Suzanne Teng & Gilbert Levy, winner of InterContinental Music Awards 2022, posing for their award

Gilbert Levy

InterContinental Music Awards Winner

2022 – Best of North America | Native American Music

Meet Gilbert Levy, a highly skilled drummer hailing from New Orleans. With a passion for music that sparked in his early years, Gilbert embarked on his musical journey by playing drums at a young age. By his late teens, he had already begun performing professionally in R&B bands in renowned clubs on Bourbon Street, as well as alongside jazz legends like Wynton and Branford Marsalis.

Gilbert’s extensive background in pop, rock, jazz, R&B, and world music allows him to create rhythmically dynamic and musically rich compositions. His unique style is attributed to his in-depth studies of North Indian classical music, which have greatly influenced his approach to drumming. Known for his expressive and vibrant performances, Gilbert brings an infectious energy to both live shows and recordings, captivating audiences with his exceptional talent.