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Jim Johns


Jim Johns
Jim Johns

Lecturer in Music (Jazz Percussion)

315-859-4798

A top-tier Central New York jazz drummer and vibist, Jim Johns has performed with jazz icons who include Hank Jones and Cedar Walton, among others. He studied at Berklee College of Music with Joe Hunt and was mentored by jazz musicians J.R. Monterose and Sal Amico.

Johns has performed at the Syracuse Jazz Fest as a sideman and as the leader of his own group. Working with Syracuse Stage for 17 years, he played for more than 30 musicals. He maintains a busy performance schedule in concerts and in clubs and is an adjunct instructor of jazz drum set at Colgate University.

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