Geoff Clapp | Vic Firth Artist

Geoff Clapp

Michael Kaeshammer. Peter Martin Trio, Charlie Hunter, Peter Bernstein, Rale Micic, Michael Kaeshammer, Sam Fribush Trio

Geoff Clapp is a drummer whose feel and style are only matched by his kind and generous spirit. He plays what he describes as a mix of the "heady New York and soulful New Orleans" drum styles. The music of Geoff Clapp and his virtuoso collaborators is a joyful and uplifting testimony. "Let the redeemed of the LORD say so." Psalm 107:2 – Brian Blade "Mr. Clapp has been a joy to work and tour with along the years. He also is one of the finest Brush players I've ever heard and a true master of his craft." – Ellis Marsalis Over his 37 year career, Geoff has toured, recorded and performed with some of today’s modern music giants: Delfeayo Marsalis and The Uptown Jazz Orchestra, Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet, Peter Martin Trio, Reuben Rogers, Nick Payton, Khari Allen Lee, Charlie Hunter, Christian McBride with Melissa Walker, Rale Micic, Wessell "Warm Daddy" Anderson, Dianne Reeves, The NOLA PLAYERS, Benny Green Trio, John Cowherd, Terence Blanchard, Donald Harrison, Eric Reed, Peter Bernstein, Ted Ludwig, Michael Pellera Trio, Ron Blake, Frank Wess, J@LC with Wynton Marsalis, Geoff Clapp Trio, Oscar Perez, Jeremy Davenport, Duane Eubanks, Dr. Brad Lieli, Soul Rebels Brass Band, Jamil Shariff, The Sam Fribush Organ Trio, Aaron Goldberg, LOUQUE, and Petr Cancura, James Tealy and Michael Kaeshammer as well as starring in several episodes of NCIS New Orleans as a performer and composer. He has been featuring on over 500 recordings. Currently, Mr Clapp’s album, REDEEMED, is now out, features Peter Martin, Reuben Rogers and Nick Payton. Geoff continues to tour and share his musical gifts to the world. "Music is the eternal inspirer and healer. I am honored and grateful to God whom gave me this journey to take, playing VIC FIRTH instruments just makes the journey that much more enjoyable."

Behind the kit

Geoff Clapp and Charlie Hunter LIVE at Earhtones pt 2