is an award winning drummer and educator residing in Bellingham Washington.
Julian performed regularly with his own trio consisting of pianist Miles Black and bassist
Michael Glynn, also with various bands with saxophonist and promoter Cory Weeds, a modern trio
with saxophonist Josh Cook and bassist Michael Glynn as well as the swing era bands of Solomon Douglas.
He loves and enjoys performing all styles of jazz from traditional, to swing, be bop, and
modern. His love of great rock, funk and americana music in addition to jazz has helped make
him an in demand studio drummer, having appeared on over 70 recordings.
He has had the honor and privilege of performing and touring with Harold Mabern, Jimmy Heath,
Peter Bernstein, Larry Willis, Seamus Blake, Geoffry Keezer, Jon-Erik Kellso, Grant Stewart,
Eric Alexander, David Hazeltine, Joey DeFrancesco, Vincent Herring, Steve Davis, Josh Bruneau,
George Cables, Gary Smulyan, Julian Preister, Aaron Parks, Terell Stafford and many many others.