Based both in London and New York, Jeff leads groups in both countries and records for the Whirlwind Recordings label. His sideman credits include Stan Getz, Lee Konitz, Dave Liebman (Lookout Farm), Joe Lovano, and many more. His informal training came from Papa Jo Jones, Herb Lovelle, and Oliver Jackson. Jeff studied formally with Alan Dawson. As an educator, Jeff currently teaches in the UK at the Royal Academy of Music in London and at Birmingham Conservatoire. "Only Zildjian cymbals capture the full spectrum of tonal frequencies I require."