Musician? Boost Your Visibility at All About Jazz

Upgrade your AAJ musician page from standard to premium and make your presence felt!

Maximize your visibility at All About Jazz by upgrading your musician page from standard to premium. With it, you'll receive All About Jazz home page exposure, a highly stylized / ad-free musician page with bonus features and benefits, an ad, plus you control where you sell your music and so much more.
Learn More

Geoff Clapp

Geoff Clapp has been performing, touring and recording as a drummer since the age of 12. He grew up playing in the church and still loves to play and grow as an artist. With a very unique and wide palette of musical styles, Geoff is equally comfortable laying down a groove with a Sunday morning worship team as he is on stage with his jazz contemporaries. “A truly gifted artist!” - Wynton Marsalis Voted Best Jazz Drummer by New Orleans Magazine, 2008 Geoff Clapp Featured in New Orleans Magazine Geoff is proudly endorsed by:

Bosphorus Cymbals Gretsch Drums Vic Firth Mono Cases AXIS Percussion

Geoff has performed, toured and recorded with:

Peter Martin, Wynton Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis Trio/Quartet, Jason Marsalis Quartet (Jason on Vibes), Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Nicholas Payton, Mark Turner, Kermit Ruffins, Charlie Hunter Trio/Quintet, Christian McBride, Reuben Rogers, Robert Glasper, Dianne Reeves, Benny Green, Eric Reed Quintet, Victor Atkins Trio, Ron Blake, Jeremy Davenport Quartet, Wycliffe Gordon, Victor Goines, Germaine Bazzle, Harold Battiste, Alvin Battiste, Alvin Red Tyler, Jim Singleton, Dr. Michael White, Danny Barker, George Porter Jr., Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Wayne Escoffrey, Johnaye Kendrick, Steve Masakowski, John Chin Trio, Danilo Perez, John Ellis, Reginald Veal, John Benitez, Theressa Anderson, Chris Thomas, Sam Yahel, Ben Wolfe, Peter Bernstein, Geoff Keezer, Oscar Perez, Tyronne Jackson Quintet, Charmaine Neville, Charles Neville, Robert Comeaux Phoenix Bach Choir/Phoenix Grammar Winner, Louque, Picnic

Read more


Album Review
Read more articles
Primary Instrument


Willing to teach

Advanced only


Geoff has taught since the age of 19 to all sizes of groups and has lead numerous drum clinics around the world.


Only Love Will Stay

Whaling City Sound


Don't Let It Stop!...

Roots2Boot Recordings


There Is a Chance

From: Don't Let It Stop! Live at On...
By Geoff Clapp

Shop Amazon

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.