About Joel…..

Joel Rosenblatt is best known as the drummer for Spyro Gyra, one of the most successful pop-jazz groups ever.  Joel’s varied early work including Dominican pianist Michel Camilo, bluesman Matt “Guitar” Murphy, jazz artist Paquito D’Rivera, and country-rock band Pure Prairie League,  has given him a wide range of experience as well as making him one of the most diverse drummers around.

Having toured the world many times over, Joel brings an international musical awareness to the music.  Currently the owner and main engineer at world class CliffSound Productions, Joel is also actively involved in producing and cultivating new artists.  Below is a partial list of credits:

Bill Evans, Robben Ford, Larry Carlton, Chieli Minucci and Special EFX, Ken Navarro, Oz Noy, Chuck Loeb, Mike Manieri, Steve Khan, Randy Brecker, Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Russel Ferrante, Michel Camilo , Bernie Williams, Eliane Elias, Michael Davis, Peter White, Manhattan Transfer and many more.

If interested in Drum Clinics or Masterclasses, click the “Clinic/Masterclass” button in the CliffSound Studio sidebar to the right.