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Ted Poor is a Seattle‐based drummer. After graduating from the Eastman School of Music in 2003, Ted moved from his hometown of Rochester, NY, to New York City, where he worked in the jazz and indie‐rock music communities. In his ten years in NYC, Ted appeared on dozens of recordings and shared the stage with many world renowned artists, such as Bill Frisell, Pat Metheny, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Cuong Vu, Ben Monder, Myra Melford, Mark Turner, Gabriel Kahane, My Brightest Diamond, Aaron Parks, and Ralph Alessi.
In 2016, Ted joined Andrew Bird, along with guitarist Blake Mills, bassist Alan Hampton, and producer Tony Berg, to release Are You Serious. Last September, the Cuong Vu 4-Tet, featuring Ted as drummer, trumpeter Cuong Vu, guitarist Bill Frisell, and bassist Luke Bergman released Change In The Air, which has met with critical acclaim.
Ted is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Music at the University of Washington in Seattle.