Ian Jones

Creative Pocket Drummer

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Hello, I'm Ian Jones, a groove session drummer who loves to create and help others achieve their musical​ dreams and goals. SEEN AT: TIPATINAS - NEW ORLEANS | WHISKEY A GO GO L.A. | STUDIO A MIAMI | GIBSON THEATRE MEMPHIS OPENED FOR MAJOR ACTS: BUDDY MILES | FOREIGNER | DURAN DURAN | TAB BENOIT | THE AMERICAN REJECTS | THE STROKES

How To Prepare Your Session Files:
Please do not submit tracks that have not been recorded to a click. Receiving the best feeling drum track depends on how well your session files have been executed to a click track.
I ask that you only send Wav or AIFF files.
Please do not send mp3’s to track drums on.
If you are using Pro Tools please inform me of which version you are using.
Please tell me the bit depth, sample rate, and tempo of all your sessions.
Please label each individual track.
Please bounce the following soloed tracks and make sure that they all begin at bar 1:
Stem 1 - Rhythm track (i.e. keyboards, guitars, piano.)
Stem 2 - Bass track
Stem 3 - Lead and background vocal tracks
Stem 4 - Demo drum track that you intend to replace.
Stem 5 - All drum/percussion loops that you intend to keep with the drum track. (If available)
Stem 6 - Click Track

What recording gear do you use?
Recording at Purdy Lane Records: Apogee Element 88 Room Mic: RCA PB 31 Snare Mic: Shure Sm57 Kick: Audix M6 Overheads: Shure SM81 Kit Mic: DIY Toy Speaker Microphone Protools 12 Waves: Mercury Bundle Additional Mics: Sennheiser e609, Shure SM58, Shure PGA52.

What drumming gear do you use?
Gretsch Drums: Renown Early 00s (8,10,12,14, 20) Zildjian cymbals, Remo coated ambassador heads
Gear: shakers, tambourines, bells, cajon, Sonor Safari kit (10,14,16), 5 various snares.

Would love to hear from you. Click the contact button above to get in touch.


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  • Paul Simon
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