Jeff Donaldson

Session Drummer

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I will work with you to create the great sounding drum parts your song needs. With over 27 years of experience playing in a variety of genres, I can help you get the beat you are looking for.

Jeff Donaldson has been playing drums and percussion since 1995. From 2014 to 2021, he performed with the Jay Jesse Johnson Band, appearing at many festivals and venues around the Midwest. Jeff’s drumming is featured on the band’s albums "Set the Blues on Fire", "Down the Hard Road", and "Man on a Mission". Jeff is also the percussionist at Bridge of Hope Church, drummer for the Touchables, and a freelance drummer in the Cincinnati, OH area.

In 2007 and 2008, Jeff performed in the pit orchestra at Jenny Wiley Theatre. There he played drums and percussion for such shows as A Chorus Line, Westside Story, High School Musical, and The Wizard of Oz.

He studied percussion at Morehead State University, under the instruction of Frank Oddis and Brian Mason. During his time at Morehead, Jeff performed in a variety of ensembles, including the percussion ensemble, symphonic band, and jazz band.

Jeff specializes in drum set grooves, and offers custom drum tracks for your recording.

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Midnight Dream by Jay Jesse Johnson

I was the Drummer in this production

Terms Of Service

I allow 3 revisions per song. Typical turnaround is 2-3 days for a song. I send you an MP3 demo to review, and once you are satisfied with the parts, I send you the raw WAV files.

Gear Highlights
  • Yamaha Drums
  • Zildjian Cymbals
  • Shure
  • Sennheiser
  • Rode
  • and Oktavas Microphones
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