RESUME

JORDAN YOUNG
Drummer/Composer/Educator

Canopus Drum Endorser
jordanyoung78@gmail.com
www.jordanyoung.net
347.262.7614

EDUCATION

The Juilliard School 2014 - 2015
Artist Diploma

Manhattan School of Music - MM 2001- 2003 Jazz Performance

University of Michigan School of Music - BM 1996 - 2001 Jazz Studies



MAJOR TEACHERS

John Riley, Gerald Cleaver, Jeff Hamilton, Dan Weiss, Victor Lewis, Dave Taylor, George Goldsmith, Ari Hoenig, Carl Allen, Kenny Washington, Billy Drummond.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Worked with students, of all ages and levels. on developing the necessary skills to become a proficient and well rounded musician and drummer. Lessons have included drum set and snare drum studies. My students become well versed in many different aspects of music. Some aspects include piano study,reading,understanding of rhythm, harmony, melody, pitch, tempo. Constructive Listening and music history also play a vital role in my teaching method.



PRIVATE TEACHING STUDIO

Ann Arbor, Michigan 1997 - 2001 
New York City, NY 2001- present

PRIVATE SCHOOLS AND OTHER EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

 

92nd st Y (New York City) 2019

iSchool of Music & Art 2018
Music School of Westchester 2007 - 2012
Kilroy Productions Music Studio 2007 - 2008
Paul Green School of Rock 2006
Bronx House School of Music 2005



TEACHING ARTIST

Organizing and developing music education programs for schools, both private and public. Work has also included residencies at various juvenile institutions. 

Educational Outreach 2014
The Juilliard School 

Carnegie Hall Musical Connections 2009-2011

Educational Outreach Program 2002 - 2003
Manhattan School of Music


CLASS AND GROUP LESSONS


144 Music and Arts 2006 - 2008
General Music Instruction including: recorder, keyboard, percussion, concert band

Substitute Teaching (both general music and non-music) 2005
New York City Public Schools
Grades K-5 all subjects



BAND DIRECTOR 2006

Individual and group lessons for beginner and experienced students. Taught various band instruments including trumpet, flute, clarinet, alto saxophone and percussion. Taught fundamentals of music and prepared students for various school concerts. 

Holy Trinity, Whitestone, New York
Our Lady of Grace, Brooklyn
St. Agatha, Brooklyn
Our Lady Queen of Peace, Staten Island
P.S. 200, Queens
Nativity Ozone Park, Jamaica 


PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

AS A SIDEMAN

Brian Charette, Vic Juris, Ben Monder,Gabrielle Stravelli, Calvin Keys,Jerry Vivino, Rodney Jones, Kenny Baron, Wynton Marsalis, Gabrielle Stravelli, Brian Charette, Peter Bernstein, Donald Walden, Charles McPherson, Tim Berne, Teddy Harris Jr., Rick Roe, Rodney Whitaker, Ed Sarath, David Liebman, Randy Napolean, Deanna Story, Eric Lewis, Jimmy Vass, Luis Bonilla, John Benitez, Marcus Belgrave, James Carter, Dwight Adams, and Ron Sunshine, to name a few...

AS A LEADER

Jordan Young "Soul-Tone" Organ Trio (every monday and wednesday at Authentic bar B Flat)
Jordan Young Acoustic Jazz Trio
The Jordan Young Group (3 released recordings met with critical acclaim) 
Dr. Zsa's Powdered Zydeco Band
Cold River (alternative americana experimental country rock band)


MUSICAL THEATRE

A Stoop on Orchard Street (2003-04) -OFF BROADWAY, Mazer Theatre
Godspell (2000) - University of Michigan Musical Theatre
Little Shop of Horrors (1999) - University of Michigan Musical Theatre
Carnival Cruise Lines Broadway Revue Orchestra

BIG BANDS

Ron Sunshine Orchestra
Kevin Blancq Big Band
Manhattan School of Music Concert Jazz Band
Carnival Cruise Lines Orchestra
University of Michigan Big Band
Grand Hotel Mackinaw Island Orchestra
Peter Silver Orchestra

Gabrielle Stravelli Orchestra

JUST A FEW OF THE MANY VENUES I HAVE PERFORMED 

Dizzy's Club Coca Cola (NYC), Authentic Bar B Flat (NYC),Fat Cat (NYC), Arturos' (NYC), The Garage (NYC), Little Branch (NYC), Langans (NYC), Kavahaus (NYC), Cleopatra's Needle (NYC), Smoke (NYC), Smalls (NYC), Shelly's (NYC), Arthur's Tavern (NYC), Louis (NYC), Baker's Keyboard Lounge (Detroit, MI), Bird of Paradise (Ann Arbor, MI), Firefly Club (Ann Arbor, MI), Grand Hotel (Mackinaw Island, MI), Harlequin Cafe (Detroit, MI), Detroit Yacht Club (Detroit, MI),Pianos(NYC), Chris' Jazz Cafe(Philadelphia),B Flat (NYC), Shanghai Jazz (Madison, NJ), Axlerod Performing Arts Center (Deal Park, NJ),
BLU Jazz, Nighttown (Clevanland, OH), Blues Alley (Washington DC), Luca's Jazz Corner (NYC), Swing 46 (NYC), Kerrytown Concert House (Ann Arbor, Mi) and many many more...




 

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