Serving Nepean, Kanata and the Greater Ottawa Area!
Jeff Asselin is an international touring musician having toured all over Canada, United States and Europe and
has been teaching and performing for over 20 years. In 2004, Jeff graduated from Carleton University with a
B Mus – Jazz Performance (High Honors) and a minor in Business. He has also studied and continues to study
with some of the best drum teachers in Canada and the USA. Since 2007 Jeff has been studying with the
critically acclaimed NYC drummer and teacher Ian Froman.
Eager to pass on his knowledge Jeff opened up the Jeff Asselin’s Drum Academy. Along with his drumming
staff they have taught hundreds of students from the ages of 5 to 60 years young. Through years of his own
training Jeff has developed his unique style and program of teaching. This program can be adapted to all styles
of music – from rock to big band to blues and jazz. Since 2009 Jeff has been on staff with Carleton University
as a performance coach for their jazz program. All of the staff at Jeff Asselin’s Drum Academy are recognized
teachers through the Vic Firth PDT program. They also hold degrees (Bachelor or higher) in Education and/or
Over the last two decades I’ve been fortunate enough to study with some of the best drummers in
Canada/USA – Larry Graves, Chuck Burrows, Ian Froman, Barry Elms, Chris McCann, Terry Clark,
Peter Beaudoin, and KOSA (Aldo Mazza).