Jeff Willet is a different breed of percussionist and composer with a unique and focused sound, using instruments from all over the world as well as a progressive drum set approach to create music that crosses genre boundaries and combines contemporary rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic concepts…
As a drummer and percussionist, Jeff has been involved with many different groups and styles – Most recently performing and recording with double-neck guitarist Ian Ethan Case, in addition to everything from progressive metal, percussion ensembles, indie-electropop and funk/gospel/wedding/jazz groups, to orchestras, show-style marching bands and drum lines, and many kinds of world music. Jeff has recorded percussion for documentaries, TV shows, and computer games such as 0 A.D. (Wildfire Games) and Warrior Wave (Intel), and can be heard on drum set on Infy‘s full-length debut album, “A Mortal’s Tear” (2015). Probably most well-known for his double bass drumming, tight-grooving fusion patterns and world music inspirations, Jeff has a way of adapting techniques from one instrument onto another for interesting combinations of timbres, tones, and patterns. Jeff’s percussion studio includes cajons, tabla, udus, gongs, frame drums, jembe, dumbeks, berimbau, pandeiro, congas, kalimbas, many small shakers and effects, and a variety of drum sets.
Jeff has always enjoyed collaborating with other musicians and helping out other percussionists through lessons, blogs, videos, and any other way possible in an effort to keep everyone in the drumming community connected. He has a degree in Music Recording Technology from Lebanon Valley College, and previously studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Jeff works at Steve Weiss Music in the Educational Sales Department, also specializing in gongs and world percussion.
Compositions and online custom drum tracks for your songs are available through this site, as are any other musical services you might require. You are also welcome to enjoy the full audio and video streams on here too.