I have been playing percussion since the age of 8 and it’s always been a huge part of my life. My influences range from jazz to progressive metal. If the rhythm section is interesting and tight, I’m going to be into it.

Watch my drum videos at Greg Rood Percussion on YouTube or listen to some music from different projects I’ve been involved with on Soundcloud.

When it comes to percussionists, my top influences are guys like Matt Halpern, Larnell Lewis, Nate Smith, Sput, Nate Werth, Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Mike Johnston, Todd Sucherman, Dave Weckl, and Steve Gadd.

Some bands that I love and have also been huge influences on me are bands like Snarky Puppy, Periphery, Lettuce, Vulfpeck, Trombone Shorty, Gary Clark Jr., Animals as Leaders, Galactic, Rebirth Brass Band, and so many more.

You can contact me for session work, gigging, or just the joy of creating music!