Hey now. I'm JT, a drummer based in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. I grew up playing jazz music with my family and that started what has become a lifelong music journey for me.

I'm proud to say that I appear on Taylor Swift's Grammy Award winning record "Folklore" and its follow up "Evermore" (Republic Records) via my collaborative relationship with Aaron Dessn...
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Hey now. I'm JT, a drummer based in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. I grew up playing jazz music with my family and that started what has become a lifelong music journey for me.

I'm proud to say that I appear on Taylor Swift's Grammy Award winning record "Folklore" and its follow up "Evermore" (Republic Records) via my collaborative relationship with Aaron Dessner. I've recorded with Big Red Machine and The Lone Bellow with Aaron as well.

Some of my most proud work has been recording and touring with Grammy nominated Folk Group Bonny Light Horseman(Anais Mitchell, Eric D Johnson & Josh Kaufman). We toured right up until the start of Covid and every show was its own experience. Bonny Light and Big Red Machine share a label (37o3d).

I have had the pleasure of recording with such a wide variety of artists. I love the challenge of finding sounds for different songs and different musics. Some of the variety pack looks like this: Banks (Harvest Records) , BJ Burton, Flock Of Dimes(SubPop), Bruce Hornsby, The Blind Boys of Alabama(Masterworks), Pieta Brown, Bon Iver(Jagjaguwar), Eyedea & Abilities, Trampled By Turtles, Phil Cook(Thirty Tigers), Erik Koskinen, Molly Maher, Frankie Lee.

I record at Salon Studios in Saint Paul, MN. I have a wide variety of drums, from Gretsch, WFL, Whitehall, DW & Yamaha, cymbals from Paiste(I adore and endorse Paiste Cymbals , sticks from Innovative Percussion and microphones that are also made by companies. I use my ears, heart and brain(in that order) to get your song(s) to do what they need to do.

I will deliver a rough bounce prior to finalizing the takes. The rough bounce phase is were we talk direction and notes. Once I am finished I will upload 2 full takes of your song, separated in folders, with 8-10 tracks of drum mics(or less if you like that sorta vibe!)

Please send me a message and lets chat! I'm happy to discuss things before you decide. Lets make some music!
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