Episode 02: Jayson Brinkworth
Jayson Brinkworth is first and foremost a drummer. He is also a successful business owner and educator, an industry builder and an author. He writes the occasional article for Modern Drummer, which is still considered the holy grail for drummers. He is also part of the Modern Drummer Education Team.
His short list of artists that he plays for live includes Aaron Pritchett, JD Fortune, Bet E, Deborah Cox, Beverly Mahood, Shaun Verreault, Patricia Conroy, Jack Semple, Arkadia, One More Girl, Jess Moskaluke, Shane Yellowbird, Bjorn Again and Chris Henderson.
As a studio drummer, Jayson has performed on many albums and hit singles. A few to mention are Jess Moskaluke’s smash record, “ Light Up The Night” with the Platinum single, “ Cheap Wine and Cigarettes”, Shane Yellowbird’s hit record, “ Life Is Calling My Name” with three #1 singles in Canada “ Pickup Truck”, “I Remember The Music” and “They’re All About You”.
He is also the man behind “The Stickman Drum Experience” and the Regina Drum Festival, which have hosted the virtual who's who of international drum legends.
In June, he releases his first solo project J5B and we will check out one of the tracks "Smooth 101".