Let's Hit It.

Jacob has been a professional session drummer and drum tutor for over 15 years. Jacob holds a Bachelor of Contemporary Music  (Southern Cross University, Lismore). Jacobs performance experience has crossed many major festivals, venues, theatre productions and studios in Australia and Internationally.  Jacob also has a wealth of experience as a tutor working in a variety of settings including tertiary education, schools and private tuition.

Jacob is a proud Endorsee of DW Drums, Evans Drum Heads and ProMark Drum Sticks



Based in Chermside West, Brisbane, Jacob offers private drum tuition. Lessons take place in a purpose built, sound proof, air conditioned studio on two pro quality drum kits. Jacob is both qualified and highly experienced as a Drum Tutor and Professional Musician. He has extensive experience tutoring in a variety of tertiary institutions, schools, music academies and privately.


Lessons are delivered on via “Zoom” (free app for Android and Apple). I am happy to use alternative platforms like Facebook messenger and Facetime.  Multiple camera angles for clear perspective and easy communication.  Students see notes and edits on the document in real time
using high quality audio delivered from professional recording equipment, microphones and software.


We have something for all levels of player. Wether you are just starting out or you are at a more advanced level, we have lessons to suit your ability. 




2017 – 2018

2013 – 2018

2011 -2013

2011 -2013

2009 -2012







Drum Lessons Brisbane

Our Lady Of The Way Primary School

Aboriginal Centre  for Performing Arts (ACPA)

Mt Maria College

The Drum Cartel

Col Gillies Rudiment Workshop
Murwillumbah Primary School
Murwillumbah High School
Emmanuel Anglican College
Trinity Catholic College
Byron Bay Primary School
Murwillumbah Public School
East Coast Academy of Music


Instrumental Program, Petrie


Instrumental Program, Petrie

Bowen Hills
Instrumental Program
Instrumental Program
(Relief Teacher, Scott Hills) Ballina
(Relief Teacher, Scott Hills) Lismore
(Relief Teacher, James Cox)
(Relief Teacher, Dave Sanders)

Performance Experience, Major events and Festivals

Jacob has performed extensively is Australia and internationally, across many major festivals and events such as:
Eurovision Australia Decides, New Colossus Festival New York, Byron Bay Blues and Roots Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Falls Festival, Taoyuan summer festival Taiwan, Woodford Folk Festival, Caloundra Music Festival, Festival Of the Sun, The Gympie Muster, Spiegel Tent – Brisbane Festival, Big Sound, Noosa Jazz Festival, Batemans Bay Blues Festival, Queenscliff Music Festival, Apollo Bay Music Festival, Anzac Day Testmatch (NRL) Australia vs New Zealand, Jesus Christ Superstar (White Dove Productions), Sydney Blues Festival, Peak Festival Perisher

Sessions, Projects and Artists

Jacob worked both live and in the recording studio with some of leading artists from Australia USA and the UK such as:
Jaguar Jonze, The California Crooners Club (USA), Hugh Sheridan (Packed to the Rafters, House Husbands), Johnny Manuel (America’s Got Talent) , Maiya Sykes (The Voice), Emile Welman (USA), Pete Murray, Jeffery Steele (USA, Nashville songwriters hall of fame) Ian Haug (Powderfinger), Paul Dabek (UK), Marty Haley (UK), Gospo Collective, Eves, Busby Marou, Caitlyn Shadbolt (The X Factor), Jackie Love, The Fumes, Cheap Fakes, Dave Orr Band (USA), Normie Rowe, Lachie Doley (Bernard Fanning, Jimmy Barnes), Allensworth (USA) Afro Dizzi Act, Brendan Radford (Lee Kernaghan,Gina Jeffreys), The Rockefeller Frequency, Jasmine Rae, Dallas Frasca, Band Of Frequencies, Alex Bowen, Steven Jaymes, JaFFer, Brodie Graham, Marshall and The Fro, Hatz Fitz, Callee, Benjalu, Jill Beth