Welcome

"Sensitive to the song", "Solid pocket player", "Tasteful fills and great dynamics" and "A joy to work with" are some of the comments made by producers, engineers and professional musicians about Jake Klimchuk (AKA JJ King), now 24 years old, who has been drumming in the WNY music scene since he was ten. He has played and recorded with bands and musicians from a wide spectrum of genres including Rock, Metal, Jazz, Big Band, Country, Ska, Classic Rock, Theatrical Pop, Classical and more. Jake has been recognized as the "Go To" drummer, by local musicians, for fill in gigs and Studio Work. He has recently spent just over a year in San Jose, CA touring and has performed with: Fire & Flesh on a 2 week West Coast tour, Among the Torrent, Alchemia, WinterSorrow, and Anisoptera all over the Bay Area. He has now returned to Western NY to tour with WNY Metal Band Skinbound and Hard Rock band Breaking Solace. JJ is proud to announce that he has endorsements with "Regal Tip" drumsticks and "Saluda" cymbals!

National/Touring bands JJ's various bands have opened for:

-Geoff Tate (formerly of Queensryche)

-Avatar

-Eyes Set To Kill

-Soulfly

-Havok

-Saliva

-Davey Suicide

-Devanation

-Hanzel Und Gretyl

-Fearless Vampire Killers

-The Relapse Symphony

-Close to Home

-Year of the Locust

-William Control

-Graveshadow

-Beauty in The Suffering

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News:
  JJ King is now accepting new students. A few spots have opened up for beginners through advanced students, covering all aspects of drumming from site reading to drum kit flexibility. Whether you are auditioning for your schools All-State or County bands, or preparing for your upcoming tour, JJ can give you a whole new perspective on your preparations!
  Please email him at jjking@drummerjake.com for availability and pricing. 

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Upcoming shows with JJ King

Previous events

Date Event Location
Ying's With Soul Custody Ying's Wings and Things, Tonawanda , NY Ying's Wings and Things, Tonawanda , NY
Guitar Center Drum-Off Store Finals Guitar Center, Tonawanda , NY Guitar Center, Tonawanda , NY
Drum-Off 2010 Guitar Center, Tonawanda, NY Guitar Center, Tonawanda, NY
Rock Ride And Remember Tito's Tacos, Medina, NY Tito's Tacos, Medina, NY
Domestic Violence Awareness Fund Raiser With Club Paradise, Blasdell, NY Club Paradise, Blasdell, NY
Campbells Inn 40th Anniversary with "Signature" Campbells Inn, Lockport, NY Campbells Inn, Lockport, NY
Grad Party With "Signature" Royalton, NY Royalton, NY
Bike Night With "Signature" Tito's Tacos, Medina, NY Tito's Tacos, Medina, NY
Buffalo Music Fest With "Red Revolution" Club Paradise, Blasdell, NY Club Paradise, Blasdell, NY
Music festival With "Signature" Club Paradise, Blasdell, NY Club Paradise, Blasdell, NY
Music Festival with "In Silence We March" Club Paradise, Blasdell, NY Club Paradise, Blasdell, NY
"Bike Night" With "Signature" Tito's Tacos, Medina, NY Tito's Tacos, Medina, NY
Private Show with "Signature" Middleport Rod and Gun Club Middleport Rod and Gun Club
Bike Night With "Signature" Tito's Tacos, Medina, NY Tito's Tacos, Medina, NY
Club Paradise Battle Of The Bands Finals with "Red Revolution" and "In Silence We March" Club Paradise, Blasdell, NY Club Paradise, Blasdell, NY
Club Diablo With "In Silence We March" Club Diablo, Buffalo, NY Club Diablo, Buffalo, NY
Rage On The Stage W/Red Revolution @ Broadway Joe's Broadway Joe's, Buffalo, NY Broadway Joe's, Buffalo, NY
Rock Show @Munjunz w/Full Caliber Munjunz, Niagara Falls, NY Munjunz, Niagara Falls, NY
Rage On The Stage Semi Finals With "Red Revolution" Broadway Joe's, Buffalo, NY Broadway Joe's, Buffalo, NY
"Metal Night" With "In Silence We March" Akron NY VFW Post, Akron, NY Akron NY VFW Post, Akron, NY

Guitar Center Drum Off-Quarter Finals Drum Solo by JJ King

I Prevail- "Come and Get It" Drum Cover by JJ King

JJ King-Skinbound: "The Last Tyrant"-"Insurrection" Drum Cam

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