College of Arts and Letters
Adjunct Professor of Percussion
Renowned drumset artist John David has performed throughout the United States and Europe in a variety of jazz and commercial settings. Currently residing in Atlanta, John is one of the most sought-after drummers in the nation. He has twice received international awards from Downbeat Magazine.
Known for his infectious grooves, John is also an accomplished studio drummer having played on many commercial recordings. Some notable artists he has performed with include: Arturo Sandoval, Bruce Hornsby and the Jaco Pastorius Big Band.
In addition to his active performing schedule, John currently teaches percussion and jazz at Berry College and the University of North Georgia. He holds degrees from the University of Miami, University of Georgia and Columbus State University.