Faculty - Jeff Salisbury

Jeff Salisbury

Jeff Salisbury, Affiliate Artist
Jazz drums

  • B.S., University of Vermont
Contact information
E-mail: Jeff Salisbury
Website: jeffsalisburydrums.com

Affiliate artist Jeff Salisbury has played for Albert King and Cold Blood, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Linda Tillery and many other artists in rhythm and blues and jazz. He is an original faculty member of Kosa International Percussion workshops and has served as president of the Vermont Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society. He has been involved as an artistic advisor for the Discover Jazz Festival, a faculty member for the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts Summer Jazz Camps and was commissioned by the Flynn to compose and perform original percussion quartet music in 2003. He has appeared on many recordings, jingles, workshops and clinics. Jeff has studied with George Marsh, Bob Moses and Pete Magadini. He endorses DW drums and hardware and is a member of the Vic Firth Education Team.

Published works: Jeff's articles have been published by Modern Drummer and Downbeat magazines. Four articles by Jeff appear on the website PAS under the heading "hot licks." His article "Parallel-a-diddles Horizontal Motion Studies" can be found in the August, 2006 edition of Percussive Notes.

Groups accompanied: Albert King and Cold Blood, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Linda Tillery and many other artists in rhythm and blues and jazz.

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