Jeff Nissenbaum has been a professional drummer for over thirty years. After studying classical music for ten years, he began drum study with David Barrett. He has also studied with Keith Copeland and Max Roach. He has performed and recorded with numerous groups in various styles, including Paris, Ben Demerath Band, Quetzal, and Steel Wave. Jeff has been teaching drums at Downtown Sounds for fifteen years. In his teaching he stresses fundamentals and versatility, focusing on each student’s individual needs.