Meet the Instructor

Jason Gianni

Drummer/ author Jason Gianni is a full time instructor at the prestigious Drummers Collective in New York City as well as an adjunct professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He holds a Master of Music degree from Pennsylvania State University as well as a Bachelor of Music degree & a Minor in Jazz Studies from the University of Delaware both in Percussion Performance. Jason is also the co-author of the well-known book, The Drummer’s Bible, a guide to popular drum styles which offers approximately 400 musical examples in standard drum notation.

Jason is a proud Drummers Collective alumni and studied with many great teachers who were both affiliated with The Collective as well as the NYC music scene. Notable players such as Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Clayton Cameron, Mike Clark, Pete Zeldman, Frank Katz and Kim Plainfield were among the names who have been a big influence to Jason’s style and background.

Courses:

Introduction to Brazilian Drumming (Subscription)

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Meet the Instructor

Drummer/ author Jason Gianni is a full time instructor at the prestigious Drummers Collective in New York City as well as an adjunct professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He holds a Master of Music degree from Pennsylvania State University as well as a Bachelor of Music degree & a Minor in Jazz Studies from the University of Delaware both in Percussion Performance. Jason is also the co-author of the well-known book, The Drummer’s Bible, a guide to popular drum styles which offers approximately 400 musical examples in standard drum notation.

Jason is a proud Drummers Collective alumni and studied with many great teachers who were both affiliated with The Collective as well as the NYC music scene. Notable players such as Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Clayton Cameron, Mike Clark, Pete Zeldman, Frank Katz and Kim Plainfield were among the names who have been a big influence to Jason’s style and background.

Courses:

Introduction to Brazilian Drumming (Subscription)

Book Private Lesson

Courses

  • Learn how to play Caribbean rhythms.

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  • Learn how to play drums in the jazz style.

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    Online Subscription

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  • Learn the fundamentals of Funk and R&B drumming.

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    Online Subscription

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  • Learn how to play Afro Cuban Rhythms.

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    Online Subscription

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  • Learn how to play different types of shuffle rhythms.

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  • Learn all the major rooted style foundations for Brazilian drumming and get introduced to Bossa Nova and Samba and how they work together.

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    Online Subscription

    All-Access Membership

Courses

  • Introduction to Caribbean Drumming

    Learn how to play Caribbean rhythms.

    Available For:

    Online Subscription

    All-Access Membership

  • Introduction to Jazz Drumming

    Learn how to play drums in the jazz style.

    Available For:

    Online Subscription

    All-Access Membership

  • Traditional Funk and R&B Rhythms

    Learn the fundamentals of Funk and R&B drumming.

    Available For:

    Online Subscription

    All-Access Membership

  • Intro to Afro Cuban Rhythms

    Learn how to play Afro Cuban Rhythms.

    Available For:

    Online Subscription

    All-Access Membership

  • Introduction to Shuffle Drumming

    Learn how to play different types of shuffle rhythms.

    Available For:

    Online Subscription

    All-Access Membership

  • Introduction to Brazilian Drumming

    Learn all the major rooted style foundations for Brazilian drumming and get introduced to Bossa Nova and Samba and how they work together.

    Available For:

    Online Subscription

    All-Access Membership