Jake Reed is a professional drummer based in Los Angeles, who is quickly gaining a reputation for his ability to fit into a variety of musical situations. He has performed/recorded with Bill Holman, Johnny Mandel, Bill Cunliffe, Bruce Forman, Lisa Loeb, Seth MacFarlane, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Bob Mintzer, Larry Goldings, Les McCann, Freda Payne, the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra, Mako, Ellis Hall, trioKAIT. He has a BM in Jazz Studies from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (07), and MM and DMA from the University of Southern California (13), where he was Peter Erskines teaching assistant for five years. He is the author of Jazz Drumset Etudes, vol. 1 (Alfred Publishing, Inc).
œJake is my first choice for all playing and teaching recommendations. ” Peter Erskine