Frederik Villmow (*1993 in Cologne) is a drummer and composer,
currently living in Oslo.
He has worked with a variety of musicians such as:
Tomas Franck, Carl Winther, Vigleik Storaas, John Pål Inderberg,
Alan Skidmore, Mats Holmquist Big Band,
and Gabriel Pérez´ SoundTrip Orchestra featuring Chris Potter.
He studied jazz drums at Codarts University of Arts in Rotterdam and at
Jazzlinja NTNU in Trondheim where he graduated with a master´s degree.
In 2019, Frederik Villmow released his debut album as a leader, recorded live at Jazzhus Montmartre in Copenhagen and entitled
`Frederik Villmow Quartet feat. Tomas Franck – Live in Copenhagen´.
The record was selected as `Best Newcomer of the year´ by jazz journalist
Hank Msiao (Blue Lounge Records, Taiwan).
Over the last years, Frederik has had the opportunity to do concert tours to several countries as The United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, England, Ireland, Iceland,Finland, Estonia, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway.
"Frederik Villmow made an impressive debut that makes you want more.
His band, a top-class international ensemble,
plays Straight-ahead jazz at its finest."
(Jazzpodium, Germany 03/2020 - Hans-Bernd KIttlaus)