Laurent MERCIER was born in 1971. He has a first Prize in percussion at the Brussels Royal Conservatory.
A very complete and all-around drummer, he had the opportunity to play with many pop artists (a.o. French singer William SHELLER). He is also active in the recordings studios and as a jazz and fusion drummer.
He played with Calvin OWENS, and was associated with many top Belgian jazzmen, such as : Richard ROUSSELET (tp), Fabrice ALLEMAN (sax), Michel HERR (p), Jean WARLAND (bass), etc... He is the drummer of the West Music Club big band.
Laurent MERCIER is also the drummer of the Fabien DEGRYSE Quartet, with Fabien DEGRYSE (gt), Jozef DUMOULIN (p) and Roman KOROLIK (el. bass).