Warren Wolf is a multi-instrumentalist who lives in Baltimore, Maryland. From a very young age until present time, Warren plays many different instruments which include the vibraphone/marimba,drums/percussion, and the piano/keyboards. As a youth, Warren attended the Peabody Preparatory of The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland where he studied with former Baltimore Symphony member Leo LePage. While at Peabody, Warren played many popular styles of music which included Classical, Jazz, & Ragtime.
Also graduating form The Baltimore School for the Arts in the spring of 1997, Warren headed north and enrolled at Berklee College Of Music. At Berklee, Warren Studied with Caribbean Jazz Project Vibist Dave Samuels. While he studied at Berklee he began to experiment with many different music styles, outside of jazz and classical, such as hip-hop, r&b, drum-n-bass, funk, rock, gospel, world music, Latin and many others.
During his time at Berklee, Warren had the opportunity to play at the legendary jazz club Wally’s Café to help “get his foot in the door”. After years of training at Berklee and sitting in with musicians at Wally’s Warren landed the weekend gig at the club for the next three years……but playing drums, not the vibraphone. Warren co-led a quintet with trumpeter Jason Palmer at Wally’s.
While at Berklee Warren had the chance to play with and record with many of the worlds best musicians. Some musicians include; Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Nicolas Payton, Mulgrew Miller, Lewis Nash, Christian McBride, Terri-Lyne Carrington, Bobby Watson, Roy Hanyes, Danilo Perez, and many others.
Warren has recorded two CD’s as a leader. INCREDIBLE JAZZ VIBES was recorded on the Japanese label M&I Records. That CD features Mulgrew Miller on piano alongside Vicente Archer on Bass and Kendrick Scott on Drums. The other CD was entitled RAW. On the record date, Warren performs on both the vibraphone and drums. That CD features musicians such as Darren Barrett on Trumpet, Walter Smith on Tenor Saxophone, Lawrence Fields on Piano and a host of others. Warren can also be heard on recordings by drummer Adonis Rose (On The Verge-CRISSCROSS), trumpeter Jeremy Pelt (Identity-(MAXJAZZ), and the new Bobby Watson Group
“Live & Learn” (From The Heart-Palmetto Records) which features Harold O’Neal on Piano, Curtis Lundy on Bass, Quincy Davis on Drums and Leron Thomas on Trumpet.