Originally from Geneva Switzerland, drummer Noé Tavelli (1992) studied with Swiss drum great Marcel Papaux at the Lausanne Conservatory of Music (Switzerland) where he received his Bachelor In Music with a special prize for the best jazz recital in 2015.
In 2011 he studied wit Ian Froman and Dan Weiss while attending the Drummers Collective in New York City.
He finally moved in New York in 2015 where he pursued a master of Music at the Manhattan School of Music under the guidance of John Riley, Justin DiCioccio and Jim McNeely. He had the privilege of being taught by a wide array of drums luminaires such as Jeff Ballard, Jorge Rossy and Eric McPherson.
Since his 2017 graduation from Manhattan School of Music he is keeping a busy performing schedule.
Despite his young age, Noé has already been to share the stage with major jazz figures such as Dee Dee Bridgewater and David Liebman.
As a performing artist, Tavelli has also appeared with Ohad Talmor, Edsel Gomez, Richard Sears, Florian Favre, Jean-Lou Treboux, Nat Su, Gabriel Zufferey, among many others.
In 2019 he introduced his debut album as a leader : Noé Tavelli & The Argonauts Collective (Double Moon/JazzThing, Next Generation Vol.78), which received a revelation award in Jazz Magazine (France).
He is a 2015 reciepient of the Friedl Wald Foundation for young talents.