Professional Drummer/Percussionist and Educator
Internationally acclaimed drummer Jim McCall has performed for millions worldwide. Jim’s lifelong dedication to drumming excellence and the percussive arts energizes audiences with his exceptional skill and talent. Some of Jim's credits include Jay Leno, Bill Cosby, Chuck Mangione and performances at the White House with Easy Smith. Other credits include Music Director for Breck Wall’s award winning Vegas production “Bottoms Up,” Music Director for “Club Zulu,” Jon Stewart’s “Legends in Concert” and Dick Clark’s “American Bandstand.” Jim is also recognized internationally as a music educator and author. His educational works and videos are published all over the world and have reached 1000's of aspiring drummers.
Jim credits his drumming knowledge and level of skill due to his years of study with the great Henry Adler of N.Y. City. Henry's teachings influenced many of the greats including Buddy Rich, Louis Bellson, Sonny Igoe, Alex Acuna of "Weather Report" fame and world renown teacher Freddie Gruber who taught Neil Pert Dave Weckl and Peter Erskine to name a few using the Henry Adler technique. All of these great players can be found on youtube.