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 Naughty Dawg Benifit, Buffalo Benifit, Buffalo
JJ KING with "Hotel Bravo" Crazy Jake's, N. Tonawanda, NY Crazy Jake's, N. Tonawanda, NY
JJ KING with Naughty Dawg The New Four Aces, Blasedell, NY The New Four Aces, Blasedell, NY
JJ KING With Pollock PA PA
JJ KING with Skinbound Town Ballroon, Buffalo, NY Town Ballroon, Buffalo, NY
JJ KING with "Skinbound" The Oaks Campground, Munith, MI 49259 The Oaks Campground, Munith, MI 49259
JJ KING with "One Night Stand" The New Four Aces, Blasedell, NY The New Four Aces, Blasedell, NY
JJ KING with Pollock Rockin' Buffalo Saloon, West Seneca, NY Rockin' Buffalo Saloon, West Seneca, NY
JJ KING with "Skinbound" The Forum, Amherst, NY 14226 The Forum, Amherst, NY 14226
JJ KING with Pollock Montage Music Hall, Rochester, NY Montage Music Hall, Rochester, NY
JJ KING with Pollock Broadway Joe's, Buffalo, New York Broadway Joe's, Buffalo, New York
Jake with "Pollock" Rockin' Buffalo Saloon, West Seneca, NY Rockin' Buffalo Saloon, West Seneca, NY
JJ KING with "In The Absence Of Scars" Broadway Joe's, Buffalo, New York Broadway Joe's, Buffalo, New York
JJ KING with Pollock The Haunt, Ithaca, New York The Haunt, Ithaca, New York
JJ KING with Skinbound New Years Eve Party! Broadway Joe's, Buffalo, NY Broadway Joe's, Buffalo, NY
Jake with Pollock Rascals Tavern, Cory PA, PA Rascals Tavern, Cory PA, PA
Jake with Pollock Rock'n Ricks, Limestone NY, NY Rock'n Ricks, Limestone NY, NY
Jake with Pollock 12 North Sports Bar, Marcy NY, NY 12 North Sports Bar, Marcy NY, NY
Jake with Pollock Broadway Joe's, Buffalo NY, NY Broadway Joe's, Buffalo NY, NY
Jake with Pollock Suzy's Tavern, Auburn NY, NY Suzy's Tavern, Auburn NY, 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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