JT Bates (US)
#Big Red Machine, Bonny Light Horseman, Alpha Consumer
Paiste Artist Since Jul 2020
Minnesota based drummer JT Bates has hunkered down in the studio since March, doing remote session work for many diﬀerent folks including Taylor Swift “Folklore”, Justin Vernon/Bon Iver, Flock Of Dimes(SubPop), producer Aaron Dessner(The National, Big Red Machine, Taylor Swift) Folk Uke(Amy Nelson & Cathy Guthrie), Joe Pug, Jeﬀ Klein, David Huckfelt, as well as working on his own ambient electronic & beats music. Improving as an engineer each day and adapting to the needs and challenges of each new session.
JT had been most recently touring with “folk supergroup” (Rolling Stone) - Bonny Light Horseman(Anais Mitchell/Eric D Johnson/Josh Kaufman). Shows across the US and Europe throughout the first two months of 2020 were sold out and quietly powerful.
Bates has also appeared or recorded with The National, The Lone Bellow, Jenny Lewis, Hiss Golden Messenger, Andrew Bird, Phil Cook, Real Bulls(drum duets with Dave King), Eyedea, Pieta Brown, Bruce Hornsby, Dead Man Winter, Anais Mitchell, Trampled by Turtles, Craig Taborn, Erik Koskinen, Tortoise, Evan Parker and Anthony Cox.