Artists and Instructors: Drums


Ralph Henley

Ralph Henley manages the social media for NJW and several performing artists and authors and has extensive experience in producing Read More

Tom Giampietro

Tom Giampietro holds a Bachelor of Music in Studio Music in Jazz from the University of Miami (FL), and a Read More

Chester Thompson

In 1995, Chester and his family moved from L.A. to Nashville. He is known for a very successful playing and Read More

Marcus Finnie

A Memphis native, Marcus Finnie began playing drums at church accompanying his mother on organ. From grade school to high Read More

Duffy Jackson

Born and raised in Jazz, Duffy Jackson has been performing since the age of four, when his father, legendary Jazz Read More

Chris Brown

After arriving from New York in 1992, Chris has been one of the most sought-after jazz drummers in the South. Read More

Kenny Malone

Kenny Malone has been swept away by music since he was 5 years old. He served in the U.S. Navy Read More

Josh Hunt

Drummer Josh Hunt is one of the newest additions to the Nashville Jazz Workshop faculty. He studied Percussion at Western Read More

Jordan Perlson

Jordan Perlson was born in the suburbs of Philadelphia, where he began drumming at the age of 10. Jordan studied Read More

Rick Wilkerson

Rick Wilkerson has roots in two of AmericaÌ¢‰â‰ã¢s most significant states when it comes to music, Mississippi and Tennessee. The Read More