Juan Chiavassa is a drummer from Venado Tuerto, Argentina currently living in Brooklyn, US. He was born in 1991 and started playing drums at the age of 9.
He graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2016, where he has been studying since 2013, thanks to a Scholarship he received after attending Escuela de Música Contemporánea in Buenos Aires. In 2015 he was awarded with the Avedis ZIldjian Award Scholarship.
Juan has worked with artists such as Mike Stern, Paquito D'Rivera, Esperanza Spalding, Omar Rodriguez Lopez, George Garzone, David Kikoski, Leo Genovese, Benito Gonzalez, Jeremy Pelt, Eric Alexander, Leni Stern, Dayramir Gonzalez, House of Waters, Ra Kalam Bob Moses, Pablo Ziegler, Ruben Rada, Julieta Rada, Ricardo Nole, Gonzalo Aloras among many others, and performed at The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon multi-Grammy winning artist Residente and Bad Bunny.
Besides being an active session musician and jazz drummer in the City of New York, and touring internationally with renowned artists, Juan released two records as a composer and producer: Neverpony Vol.1 (2020) and Vol.2 (2022), released under Tweety Gonzalez's record label Twitin Records. The records features many great artists from all over the world and it's been written, recorded and produced by Juan Chiavassa.
His versatile style and listening skills allows him to adapt his voice on drums to a real wide variety of musical situations, such as Jazz and improvised music as well as other genres like Latin Music, R&B, Soul, Hip Hop, Experimental, Rock, Pop, Blues, World Music, etc.