JIM RUPP

Jim Rupp
Jim Rupp

Drummer Jim Rupp has done extensive touring with the bands of Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson, and Glenn Miller. Jim spent eight years performing with Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Diane Schuur, and has also performed and toured with artists such as Ray Charles, Tony Bennett, Natalie Cole, Joe Lovano, the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Columbus Jazz Orchestra and the Smithsonian Masterworks Jazz Orchestra. Jim is a clinician for Noble and Cooley drums, Zildjian cymbals, Pro Mark drumsticks, and Remo drumheads. As a teacher, Jim has taught at Indiana University, University of Michigan, Cuyahoga Community College, as well as his current appointment at The Ohio State University, and founded Columbus Pro Percussion, Inc, one of the country’s largest and most respected percussion specialty stores.