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Welcome to George's World 

A teacher and performer with over 65 years of drumming experience

Performer, Composer, Teacher, Author

George Marsh playing the drums

George has performed and recorded with musicians such as: Denny Zeitlin, The David Grisman Quintet/Sextet, Jerry Garcia, John Abercrombie, Mose Allison, Joe Henderson, Harold Land, Terry Riley, William Allaudin Mathieu, Pauline Oliveros, Kronos Quartet, Mel Martin & many others. Listen to George's playing on CD tracks by clicking here.

His compositions include pieces with Denny Zeitlin, David Grisman, Mel Martin, John Abercrombie, Noam Lemish, Mel Graves, Allaudin Mathieu, Pauline Oliveros, and Loading Zone.

He is currently teaching drum set and rhythm theory at Sonoma State University, UC Santa Cruz, and at his home studio in Santa Rosa, CA.

George's  book, Inner Drumming, has received world wide praise for its unique approach to the drum set. The 174 page book features carefully designed exercises that greatly enhance the internal process of drum set performance.

As author Jim Chapin said "you are learning to 'dance on the drums.'"

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Two Ways to Play in 7/4

See more videos on my Instagram @georgemarshinnerdrumming

New Releases

CD Cover Art for Telepathy
Denny Zeitlin & George Marsh

On Telepathy, these long-established veterans from the 60s act like young upstarts showing the jazz world a fresh new approach.

Hadron Collider
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Denny Zeitlin, George Marsh & Mel Graves

There’s everything for me to love here; Jazzers that can rock and funk; a late 60s aesthetic; highly visual, smartly poetic, lightly ironic lyrics; an endearingly playful, experimental spirit. Read the full review at ukvibe.

I'm Gonns Take You Away
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