Serve the song...drummer, percussionist, producer and mix master!
As an interdisciplinary drummer, percussionist, and producer, Jeremy Schreifels has been bringing music to broad audiences for more than a decade. With experience in marching, orchestral, and world percussion, Jeremy has performed with a variety of ensembles with his alma mater, St. Cloud State University, as well as the St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra, Long Prairie Chamber Orchestra, theater pit orchestras, the CBDNA Honor Band, Minnesota Brass Drum & Bugle Corps, and many others.
On the drum set, he has worked in a range of styles as both a bandleader and hired player. Jeremy is versed in contemporary christian music, rock, country, jazz, funk, and other contemporary genres. He has played with acts such as Mitch Gordon and The Unleaded Band, Cassie LaBeau, Chad Edwards, Greg Michaels, Whiskey Plates, Sweet Papa Dave, Crescent Moon Jazz, a list of worship bands around his hometown of St. Joseph, Minnesota, and numerous others. He prides himself on bringing his orchestral musicianship and touch to each of these diverse applications.
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Had the pleasure of collaborating with Jeremy on a variety of projects from performance to studio tracking. Always comes prepared and professional. Excellent communication and creative energy! Looking forward to the next run.
Jeremy is a versatile project-nailer. Whether it's composing, production, or performance in the concert or studio domain, he assesses the situation and fires on all cylinders. His levels of dedication, preparation, and improvisation are unparalleled. I am 100% satisfied and will hire again.
Interview with Jeremy Schreifels
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: My promise is to listen, understand, interpret, and bring to light the vision, vibe and feel of each clients' song or track.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Dave Matthews...his musical direction has inspired me for years.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Hearing what the client is looking forward and delivering that and more on their project.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Full production, mixing, editing, and tracking setup through Logic.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Country and Pop/Rock.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Use the right sound and timbre for the song.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Groove and pocket. Serve the song mentality.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is the story and feeling behind the song? What are you trying to say?
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both. They both serve a purpose and sound for the song.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Full album project for a Rock artist. Producing and creating the rhythmic connection tissue.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Producing tracks for singer/songwriters from top to bottom. Providing them with creative tracks that inspire even them when putting it all together.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Music production and mix master Greg Wells.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Dive deep into the artist or song to find what can bring the track to life. Flesh it out sonically. Put it all together and breath life into it.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Decades of musical experiences or jazz, rock, country, orchestral, drum corps, musical theatre, pop and more!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Creating and breathing life into new music!