Max Yassky

Session Drummer / Producer

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Professional and detail oriented, well prepared and equipped, learns and memorizes songs quickly, skilled in all genres from latin to metal with everything in between. I make everything from stage presence to wardrobe open for your discretion. I work harder than hard to bring you what you need and want on the stage and in the studio.

I'm an American drummer, producer, and composer based in New York. As a veteran touring and recording drummer/percussionist, I've provided rhythm to countless live performances and recordings. These include drumming for international blues singer Bette Smith, Matt Pond PA's final tour, Broadway Battles Bullying: A series of fundraising events featuring Broadway and Off-Broadway luminaries, Jim Royle's Rome Earthquake Relief Tour, The Off-Broadway productions of Honestly Abe and Reefer Madness, 1st chair for NYU's Music Education Jazz Ensemble, as well as a host of local and international groups like Taking Meds, Dirty Bird, Silver Cup, Drager, Vanderwoolf, Upright Man, Ewe Dew, Eddy Echo, Lilly Odelle, Petal Crush, City Girl, Patch Kid, New Rock City, The Patrick Duffy Band, Rum Buffalo, and many more.

I've performed at major music festivals worldwide including The Montreux Jazz Festival and Cazorla Blues Fest, television programs like La Hora Musa in Barcelona and Le Quotidien in Paris, on radio stations including BBC1, WNYC, iHeartRadio, Europe 1, World Cafe's WXPN, Austin Texas's KUTX, WSHU-FM, and more across the United States and Europe.

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.


  • English
Red by Upright Man

I was the Drummer and Co-writer in this production

Terms Of Service

The session fee includes one revision (unless agreed on otherwise)

GenresSounds Like
  • Death Cab for Cutie
  • Radiohead
  • Jack White
Gear Highlights
  • Vintage 1970's Ludwig drums
  • an array of premium cymbals suitable for all genres
  • all recorded through industry standard microphones and a hi-fi transparent audio interface
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