About Us

Jacob been a professional drummer for over 15 years, working in a wide range of live and studio settings and is a passionate tutor.  

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 many different settings such as tertiary education, schools to private tuition.  

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

Follow link to view Jacob's performance website: www.jacobmanndrummer.com

 Tuition Experience

Current       Drum Lessons Brisbane HQ, Chermside West 
Current       The Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts (ACPA) 
Current       Our Lady Of The Way Primary School, Instrumental Program, Petrie  
Current       Mt Maria College, Instrumental Program, Petrie   
2012-  13    The Drum Cartel, Stafford 
2009 - 12    Murwillumbah Primary School, Instrumental Program 
2009            Murwillumbah High School, Instrumental Program 
2007            Emmanuel Anglican College, (Relief Teacher, Scott Hills) Ballina 
2007            Trinity Catholic College, Lismore (Relief Teacher, Scott Hills) Lismore  
2006            Byron Bay Primary School, (Relief Teacher, James Cox) 
2005            Murwillumbah Public School, (Relief Teacher, Dave Sanders) 
1998            East Coast Academy of Music, Ballina


Festivals and Performance

Eurovision, New Colossus Festival New York, Byron Bay Blues and Roots Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Falls Festival, Taoyuang summer festival Taiwan, Woodford Folk Festival, Caloundra Music Festival, Festival Of the Sun, The Gympie Muster, Spiegel Tent - Brisbane Festival, Big Sound, Red Deer Festival, 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

Studio Sessions and Live

He has recently been working in the studio and live with some of Australia's leading artists such as:
Jaguar Jonze, The California Crooners Club, Hugh Sheridan (Packed to the Rafters, House Husbands), Johnny Manuel (Americas Got Talent) , Maiya Sykes (The Voice), Emile Welman,  Pete Murray, Jeffery Steele (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, Normie Rowe, Lachie Doley (Bernard Fanning, Jimmy Barnes), Allensworth (LA) 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  

Jacob has been working with some of Australias leading producers such as:
Anthony Lycenko (Pete Murray, Xavier Rudd), Forrester Savell, (Karnivool, Delta Goodrem) Ian Haug (Powderfinger)  and Murray Burns (Olivia Newton-John, The Angles, Mi-Sex), Yanto Browning, Aidan Hogg, Paulie Bromley, and Ryan Hazel