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Leon Mobley ( American percussionist and drummer) Bio, Wiki, Career, Age, Net Worth, Girlfriend


Leon Mobley ( American percussionist and drummer) Bio, Wiki, Career, Age, Net Worth, Girlfriend
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Leon Mobley is an American percussionist and drummer. He is known as the founder and artist and musical director of Da Lion and Djimbe West African Drummers and Dancers. He is the Innocent Criminals, Ben Harper’s band member.

Leon Mobley: Bio, Age, Education

Leon Mobley was born on 27th February 1961 in Massachusetts, US. Currently, his age is 58 years. He belongs to American nationality but his ethnicity is unknown.

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Caption: Leon Mobley (Source: Twitter)

For education, he studied for 10 years under the tutelage of Nigerian master drummer Babatunde Olatunji at the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.

Professional Career, Artist, Teaching career, Founder

Leon Mobley gave a start to his career as a child actor. He was featured 0n PBS Television show Zoom and has toured the globe as drummer/percussionist with Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals. He began playing African drums in 1967. He was invited to perform with returning exiles Letta Mbulu, Caiphus Semenya, and Hugh Masekela in 1991.

He performed in Surinam, South American, Trinidad & Tobago, and throughout the West Indies from 1979 to 1981. Leon has performed and lectured throughout the US and toured Germany, Italy, and Israel producing, recording, conducting clinics, and performed with his group Da Lion. Since 1983, Leon has been a signature series with Remo who has manufactured and marketed the Leon Mobley custom-designed African drums since 1983.

He has worked with artists like Dave Matthews Band,Jack Johnson, Peter Wolf, Mick Jagger, Quincy Jones, Santana, Michael Jackson, Macy Gray, Trevor Hall, and many more. Leon taught at community centers and conducted school tours with the Art of Black Dance and Music when he was in Boston. He also conducted workshops at Berklee College of Music.

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Caption: Leon Mobley (Source: Twitter)

At Paige Academy, he served as a musical director. It is a private school in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He has conducted weekly classes at UCLA, Los Angeles Contemporary Dance Theater, Parks and Recreation, and at the Los Angeles High School for the Arts on the campus of Cal State. Apart from that, he is the founder, artist, and music director of Da Lion and Djimbe West African Drummers and Dancers.

Relationship, Girlfriend, Single?

Leon Mobley is currently in a relationship. He has not revealed anything about his relationship but he shared a picture with a woman and said that she is his queen on his Instagram handle. And People commented on the photo saying that they are a lovely couple.

Net worth and Salary

Leon Mobley has a net worth of $500 thousand US and his salary is around $60,179 US as a drummer.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight, Hair color

He has a dark brown hair color and his eye color is black. There is no information about his height, weight, and shoe size.

Social Media

Leon Mobley is active on social media sites Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 2.5k followers on Facebook, 4.2k on Instagram, and 1.2k on Twitter account.

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