Jake Burton

Drum Set, Percussion, Mixing

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I have been recording drums from my home studio in Nashville, TN since 2008. I am versed in many styles of music and I pride myself on serving the song. I have lots of studio experience and I am confident that I can provide you with what you need to make your song sound GREAT!

My gear:

DW Collector’s Series Drums

Apogee interfaces and converters

Shure, Audix, AKG, Warm Audio microphones

Mic Pres: 2 Warm Audio 1073 with eq, 4 API 3124, 6 API 512C, 2 Heritage Audio HA73jr, 2 Avedis MA5,

Compressors: Warm Audio 1176 (snare), DBX 160x (room), DBX 160x (kick), WA2A (various)

EQ: 2 Warm Audio EQP1 (Pultec style eq on snare top and kick in)

You will receive 13 unprocessed drum tracks. Processed drum tracks are also available (eq, compression, reverb, etc) for $150. The processed option includes all of the 13 original tracks, 13 processed tracks, and a stereo drum mix.

You will get: kick in, kick out, snare top 1, snare top 2, snare bottom, hihat, tom 1, tom 2, tom 3, tom 4, overhead right, overhead left, and a room mic.

I am available for rock, country, jazz, latin, and more!

I primarily use Logic, but I also own Ableton Live and Protools.

I have a bunch of examples of my work on my personal website. Do a google search for “Jake Burton Drum Tracks” to hear them. I am not allowed to list my website here.

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

10 Reviews

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  1. Review by Reeve S.
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    I highly recommend working with Jake. Super professional and sent me notes on drum settings and mic settings so he went above and beyond. Thanks for your Help Jake and looking forward to working with you on then next song!

  2. Review by Greg Moore
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    Jake is an incredible drummer! He makes my songs sound great and has the style and sound to make you sound better! He’s also extremely professional and super helpful! If others want to use my kit to record that’s ok but for my songs I’ll only use Jake!
    Pro players make a difference!!

  3. Review by Richie R.
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    I highly recommend Jake!. Working with him was really great and fun, the result is really fantastic and it took only a couple of days for my newest original song. I'll definitely work with him again for my next songs. Jake really is an excellent drummer and highly professional.

  4. Review by Tom Panos
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    Super satisfied after working with Jake! He’s a very versatile drummer with excellent gear and was able to provide me exactly what I was looking for! Highly recommend.

  5. Review by Toby Crook
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    Excellent drummer and highly professional. I have worked with Jake for many years, always great to work with and always delivers the goods. I have probably done 30 tracks with Jake, maybe more over the years.

    I highly recommend him, good for all styles and projects.

  6. Review by Erin H.
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    Working with Jake was great. He has an incredible pocket, the playing is smooth and tight, and the recording quality is excellent. He was responsive with revisions and was nice enough to send me a couple of takes so I could cut and paste. Definitely keeping him in mind for future work.

  7. Review by Allen Lintvedt
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    I'm a singer/songwriter, and I have used Jake on my last three CD projects. Jake is first-class musician and he always comes up with drums and percussion that exceed my expectations. His drum tracks are always appropriate and awesome. He has a real talent for fitting the emotional intensity of any song I send him, and he always comes up with a solid rhythmic structure that often also provides powerful arrangement for the song. He's a joy to work with and always seems genuinely excited about what ever project I send.

  8. Review by Geoff Guthrie
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    If you are looking for a positive result for your product, I highly recommend Jake Burton. His skillset and ability to get you exactly what you want, will be delivered in a timely and professional manner.

  9. Review by Amanda Daughtry
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    Jake tracked drums on my new single Second Wind, and it is exactly what I wanted! He is a PRO all the way!

  10. Review by Tyrone Coughlin
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    Jake is a total pro and will easily nail down rock solid drum parts with great tone. Highly recommended!

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Terms Of Service

I am happy to make revisions as long as it is reasonable. I would say 3 to 4 revisions are reasonable. Turn around time is 1-7 days. Extra $50 for processed tracks.

GenresSounds Like
  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  • Led Zeppelin
  • James Brown
Gear Highlights
  • API 512c
  • 1073
  • top quality mics and converters
  • DW
  • Ludwig
  • & Yamaha drums
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