Welcome to George's World 

A teacher and performer with over 60 years of drumming experience

Performer, Teacher, Author, Composer

With over 60 years of experience in drumming, George Marsh has performed and recorded with musicians such as: David Grisman Quintet/Sextet, Jerry Garcia, John Abercrombie, Mose Allison, Joe Henderson, Harold Land, Denny Zeitlin, Terry Riley, William Allaudin Mathieu, Pauline Oliveros, Kronos Quartet, Mel Martin & many others. Listen to George's playing on CD tracks here. 

George teaches at Sonoma State University, UC Santa Cruz, and at his home studio in Santa Rosa, CA.


Featured Track - November

Emily's Waltz
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It's 1971 and time for Emily Sunshine Marsh to get her first drum lesson from dad. She's using the Art Blakey grip.

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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The David Grisman Quartet with Svend Asmussen

This collection of live performances was recorded during a six-night stint at Fat Tuesdays, then Manhattan’s premiere jazz spot, in 1986 when Svend toured with the David Grisman Quartet.

Swing Mineur
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