Jason Harnell is a world-renowned jazz drummer/educator whose unique style and individuality make him one of the most important jazz drum innovators on the West Coast. Over his extensive career, Jason has performed, recorded and toured with many of the world’s top jazz artists including Larry Goldings, Bob Sheppard & Maynard Ferguson.
Jason is known for his unmistakable sound and style, as well as his uncanny ability to connect with his students. He has endorsements from Yamaha Drums, Istanbul Cymbals, Aquarian Drumheads and Vic Firth Sticks.
Jason has been on the faculty at MI for over ten years and also teaches at UC Irvine.