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

Jakes bday show 1
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. 

Connect With Me

Upcoming shows with JJ King

Previous events

Date Event Location
Rage On The Stage with "Red Revolution" Broadway Joe's, Cheektowaga, NY Broadway Joe's, Cheektowaga, NY
"Kiss Alive" Show with "Full Caliber" Chuggers, West Seneca, NY Chuggers, West Seneca, NY
Snow Ball 5-K Run Ellicott Creek Fire Hall 45 S. Ellicott Creek Rd, Amherst NY 14228, Amherst 14228, NY Ellicott Creek Fire Hall 45 S. Ellicott Creek Rd, Amherst NY 14228, Amherst 14228, NY
"Rage On The Stage" Evening Star Concert Hall, Niagara Falls , NY Evening Star Concert Hall, Niagara Falls , NY
Rage on the Stage Evening Star Concert Hall, Niagara Falls , NY Evening Star Concert Hall, Niagara Falls , NY
NCCC Rock Band Fest Niagara Community College, Sanborn, NY Niagara Community College, Sanborn, NY
 —  — Haloween Eve. Party Electric Avenue Cafe, Buffalo, NY Electric Avenue Cafe, Buffalo, NY
Pitt Stop Puppies Dog Rescue & Kennel Pitt Stop Puppies Dog Rescue & Kennel, North Tonawanda, NY Pitt Stop Puppies Dog Rescue & Kennel, North Tonawanda, NY
Club Diablo Club Diablo, Buffalo, NY Club Diablo, Buffalo, NY
Niagara Apple Festival Niagara County Fair Grounds, Lockport, NY Niagara County Fair Grounds, Lockport, NY
CD Release Party for "Double Eagle Standard" Club Paradise, Blasdell, NY Club Paradise, Blasdell, NY
Guitar Center Drum-Off Guitar Center, Tonawanda , NY Guitar Center, Tonawanda , NY
Private Party Club Paradise, Blasedell, NY Club Paradise, Blasedell, NY
Super Cruz Car Show Village of Akron Russel Park Gazeebo, Akron, NY Village of Akron Russel Park Gazeebo, Akron, NY
For Kids Sake Fund raiser For Kids Sake! Fundraiser for Chilrens Hospital!, Akron, NY For Kids Sake! Fundraiser for Chilrens Hospital!, Akron, NY
Akron Chamber of Commerce Cruise Night! At the Gazeebo in Russel Park Village of Akron, Akron, NY At the Gazeebo in Russel Park Village of Akron, Akron, NY
Eden Street Block Party in South Buffalo Eden St., Buffalo, NY Eden St., Buffalo, NY
Akron Sidewalk Sale Russell Park Gazeebo, Akron, NY Russell Park Gazeebo, Akron, NY
Relay For Life Akron Central School Foot Ball Field, Akron, NY Akron Central School Foot Ball Field, Akron, NY
 —  — Winter Carnival Swain Ski and Snowboard Center, Swain, NY Swain Ski and Snowboard Center, Swain, 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

Join our mailing list for the latest news

Please prove that you are not a robot
© 2008