Nitin Parrée

Jazz Drummer

About me


Nitin Parree (1996) is a dutch drummer who lives in The Hague and is studying at the Jazz department of the Royal Conservatory of The Hague.

Nitin has had lessons from Eric Ineke for over six years now and also studies with Stefan Kruger and Felix Schlarmann at the Royal Conservatory. In the past he had lessons from Robert Veen, Benito Gonzalez and Paul van Vossen.

At 10 years of age he started to play the drums and during his high school years he played in several pop and funk bands. When he was 14 he participated in a masterclass of Peter Guidi were he played swing for the first time. He got so engaged by the music that he wanted to keep playing jazz and his drumteacher at that time, Paul van Vossen, recommended Eric Ineke as the best jazzteacher around. People like Art Blakey, Elvin Jones, Dexter Gordon and John Coltrane had an big influence on his playing at the time and still to this day.

In the past Nitin played at festivals such as Jazz in de Gracht, Just Jazz, Cutting Edge, Jazz Culinair Voorburg and the Dakota Jazz Festival.