Drumtek School of Percussion
“Music heals all forms of misery. Without music, life would be a mistake.” - Friedrich Nietzsche.
Aaron James is an Australian born drummer, percussionist, singer and producer who began learning drums at the age of four where he attended Australia’s renowned Drumtek School of Percussion. He now resides in Los Angeles, California. Aaron has performed with session musicians known for their work with Evanescence, Brett Michaels, Thin Lizzy, as well as artists featured on The Voice and American Idol. Currently he performs with Sony Artist Summer Watson in the Classical Crossover genre. Aaron enjoys writing and producing. His debut single released in 2019, with Silent Picture Soundtrack was exceptionally well received. “Everything that you hear in this glorious single is nostalgic, innovative and musically resounding’ - Comeherefloyd.com Aaron is well versed in rock, funk, jazz, pop, classical crossover and heavy metal. His love of rhythm and finding the true soul and spirit of music brings joy to those he coaches. His latest voice & drumming masterclass with acclaimed Soprano Summer Watson at Special Spirit, LA for children with autism and in foster care has been a huge success.
Music is everything for me, it is the rhythm of life. I feel so blessed to be able to share my knowledge of rhythm with my students and to share my love of music to young artists, beginners or those who are looking for more advanced training.
“Aaron James is one of the very best young drummers and musicians in the country, whose exceptional abilities certainly deserve to be called “extraordinary” Mike Himmel - Session Guitarist known for his work with musicians from acts like Evanescence Paramore, Brett Michaels (Poison) & Ace Frehley (Kiss)