ABOUT JUSTIN THOMAS
Justin Thomas is a professional drummer and producer from the Washington DC/Maryland area. He's played with various DC musicians including Tosin Abasi (Animals as Leaders), The Fisherman, The Muddy Crows and currently plays with Washington Talent Agency performing over 50 shows a year. He has also performed in numerous theater productions including Shrek the Musical, Monty Python's Spamalot, Always Patsy Cline, 35MM and more. He is a certified drum specialist from The Berklee College of Music.
Justin's influences include Tim Alexander (Primus), Carter Beauford (DMB), Chad Sexton (311), Chad Smith (Chili Peppers) and Ringo Starr (The Beatles). He's entertained audiences at popular venues such as DC’s Gypsy Sally’s, Jammin’ Java and Baltimore’s Artscape Music Festival.
Justin has studied with Chuck Redd (Charlie Byrd), Mike Johnston (mikeslessons.com), Rod Morgenstein (Dixie Dregs, Winger), Jim Payne (James Taylor, Edgar Winter), Matt Halpern (Periphery) and Grant Menefee (teacher to Nate Morton of The Voice, John Theodore of Queens of the Stoneage).
Justin is mashing up his love for the drums and audio as producer of the Drummer's Resource Podcast, The Daniel Glass Show and now his own podcast called The Pocket.
Justin Proudly endorses Ludwig Drums, Evans Drum Heads Vater Drum Sticks and Meinl Cymbals.