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
 —  — JJ KING with SteelHorse "Voz Cycle" Bike Night Voz Cycle, North Tonawanda, New York 14120 Voz Cycle, North Tonawanda, New York 14120
Skinbound at Voodoo Queen Black Carpet Affair Show Fubar, St. Louis, MO Fubar, St. Louis, MO
JJ KING with SteelHorse at Seneca Allegheny Casino Seneca Allegheny Casino Bar, Salamanca NY Seneca Allegheny Casino Bar, Salamanca NY
JJ KING with Steel horse at "The Bullfrog Hotel" Bullfrog Hotel, Jamestown, NY Bullfrog Hotel, Jamestown, NY
Skinbound at Metal Fest 2 Fingerlakes Mall Event Center, Auburn, NY Fingerlakes Mall Event Center, Auburn, NY
JJ KING with SteelHorse at "Rookies On The Lake" Rookies on the Lake, Dunkirk, New York 14048 Rookies on the Lake, Dunkirk, New York 14048
JJ KING with SteelHorse at "The Bullfrog Hotel" Bullfrog Hotel, Jamestown, NY Bullfrog Hotel, Jamestown, NY
 —  — JJ KING with Steel horse at "Rockstarz" Rockstarz, Cheektowaga, NY Rockstarz, Cheektowaga, NY
 —  — JJ KING and STEELHORSE rock the NCAA tournament at the Cobblestone! The Cobblestone , Buffalo NY, 14203 The Cobblestone , Buffalo NY, 14203
 —  — JJ KING with Steel horse at "Scruples" Scruples , Newfane, NY Scruples , Newfane, NY
JJ KING at "Drummers Only" Evening Star Concert Hall, Niagara Falls, NY Evening Star Concert Hall, Niagara Falls, NY
Steelhorse live Seneca Allegany Casino, Salamanca, NY Seneca Allegany Casino, Salamanca, NY
Skinbound with Motograter Evening Star Concert Hall, Niagara Falls, NY Evening Star Concert Hall, Niagara Falls, NY
Steelhorse live at Rockstarz Rockstarz, Cheektowaga, NY Rockstarz, Cheektowaga, NY
Steelhorse live in Jamestown Jamestown, NY Jamestown, NY
Skinbound live @ The Evening Star The Evening Star, Niagara Falls The Evening Star, Niagara Falls
Skinbound at SmackFest 2 Fingerlakes Mall, Auburn, NY Fingerlakes Mall, Auburn, NY
Skinbound live @ Jitz's Tavern Jitz's Tavern, Auburn, NY Jitz's Tavern, Auburn, NY
Skinbound at Dale Hinz Benefit Dale Hinz Benefit at American Legion Post #527, Hamburg, NY Dale Hinz Benefit at American Legion Post #527, Hamburg, NY
Skinbound live @ Mac's Bad Art Bar Mac's Bad Art Bar, Mattydale, NY Mac's Bad Art Bar, Mattydale, 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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