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"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
Jake with Steel Horse At CPG Central Park Grill, Buffalo, NY 14214 Central Park Grill, Buffalo, NY 14214
 —  — Jake with "Steel Horse" Clams & Jam Marlboro Inn, Sanborn, NY Marlboro Inn, Sanborn, NY
Jake with Steel Horse Double D's Queen City Grill, Tonawanda, NY Double D's Queen City Grill, Tonawanda, NY
Jake with "Steel Horse" Marlboro Inn, Sanborn, NY Marlboro Inn, Sanborn, NY
Jake with "Steel Horse" Marlboro Inn, Sanborn, NY Marlboro Inn, Sanborn, NY
Canisius College End of the Year Bash! With "Steel Horse" Private Barn Party, East Aurora, NY Private Barn Party, East Aurora, NY
Jake plays with "Vincent Massi and the Revelation Band" The Forum Night Club Maple Entertaintment Complex, Amherst, NY The Forum Night Club Maple Entertaintment Complex, Amherst, NY
The Great International SupperClub Show with "Vincent Massi and the revelation Band" The Lake Erie Italian Club, Lackawanna, NY The Lake Erie Italian Club, Lackawanna, NY
Jake with "Steel Horse" Party Time cafe, Niagara Falls, NY 14305 Party Time cafe, Niagara Falls, NY 14305
Jake with "Steel Horse" Chuggers, West Seneca, NY Chuggers, West Seneca, NY
Jake with "Steel Horse" St. Patty's Day Party! The Milestone, Chaffee, NY The Milestone, Chaffee, NY
Jake with "Steel Horse" Party Time cafe, Niagara Falls, NY 14305 Party Time cafe, Niagara Falls, NY 14305
Jake with "Steel Horse" The Office The Office
Jake fills in with "Steel Horse" Munjunz, Niagara Falls, NY Munjunz, Niagara Falls, NY
Jake With "Old Skool" (Private Party) Union Fire Hall, NY Union Fire Hall, NY
Jake and "Old Skool" @ Party Time cafe Party Time cafe, Niagara Falls, NY 14305 Party Time cafe, Niagara Falls, NY 14305
New Years Eve with Old Skool Private Party @ Kenmore Fire Dept. Private Party @ Kenmore Fire Dept.
 —  — Jake & Category 5 Back @ Medina Lanes Medina Lanes, Medina , NY Medina Lanes, Medina , NY
Jake and "Old Skool" @ Tony Romes Tony Romes, West Seneca Tony Romes, West Seneca
Jake and "Old Skool" Plays Elmwood Lounge! Elmwood Lounge Elmwood Lounge

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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