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     Jim Brock has proven to be an innovator in the world of drums and percussion. Within his forty five year career he has appeared on literally hundreds of recordings with artists such as Joe Walsh, Joan Baez, Kathy Mattea, Joe Cocker, Janis Ian, River Phoenix, and James McMurtry. With five solo recordings and a DVD entitled The Nature Of Drumming,

    Jim Has traveled the world extensively with perfor-mances on The Tonight Show, A Prairie Home Companion, and multiple appearances on The View, Good Morning America, just to name a few. Among these include a concert at the White House for President Clinton in 2000. Most recently, Jim was asked to compose the music for the documentary “The Spirit of Sacajawea”. For this work he is the recipient of the prestigious Telly award, and has currently been nominated for an Emmy award in the category of Composer..









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"The Nature Of Drumming", the 2 disk set, DVD and CD, that explores many of the styles and techniques that has proven Brock to be a true innovator in the world of drums and percussion.  See it, hear it HERE




"DRUMMER",  The premier drum magazine of the UK. Simon Webster interviewed Brock in December of 2007 about his philosophy regarding drumming and rhythm.      Read it HERE


The 22nd annual Emmy Awards nominated Brock for "Best Composer/Arranger" in 2007 for the documentary "The Spirit Of Sacajawea".  The Modern Drummer interview by Robin Tolleson. "It's rare to find a player so highly skilled on drumkit and hand drums". Read more HERE


Winner of 2007 Telly Award as composer for the music of "The Spirit Of Sacajawea". Learn more about this documentary HERE. Read an article written by Brock himself entitled "The Language of Drumming". A must read for drummers of any level. Read HERE