Aron Edward Murillo
Aron Murillo was born on July 1, 1992 and began playing music in Middle School and has since became a killin' young drummer on the scene. Once he graduated from Irvine High School where he received numerous awards and scholarships he attended multiple school starting at Fullerton College to study with Bruce Babad, Matt Johnson, Joe Jewell and various other faculty allowing him to earn many scholarships from FC and Friend of Jazz Inc. While at Fullerton College, he joined a Cal State Fullerton group playing in a small ensemble. During this time Aron also attended the Colburn Conservatory studying with Willie Murillo in the "Session Squad"
Since then the 'Session Squad' led by Willie has since found a new home at the Los Angeles Music Academy.
Along with the "Session Squad" Aron has performed and recorded with with Jamie Shew's Vocal Jazz "J-Train" Bruce Babad's "Big BaBad Band" and various small ensembles from all over Southern California. Aron also leads a small ensemble known as "The Jazz Heads" a collective of young musicians striving for musical excellence from dawn to dusk. These musicians include Emma Reynolds (Vocals) David Colon (Guitar-CSUN) Cooper Appelt (Bass-UNT) Chris Hon (Bass-CSUF) Will Jackson (Sax-FC) Joel Weinhardt(Piano-Esperanza High)
Aron also enjoys teaching others how to play music, he currently works for Northwood and Irvine High in the IUSD district as a Percussion Instructor working with the Marching Bands, Percussion Ensembles, and Various Jazz Big Bands, and Combo's.
You can catch 'The Jazz Heads' weekly at
Lunasia Chinese Cuisine in Alhambra, CA
Saturday's starting at 11:30 a.m.
Will Jackon (Sax),
Cooper Appelt (Bass),
Chris Hon (Bass),
David Colon (Guitar),
Joel Weinhardt (Keys),
Emma Reynolds (Vocals)