Joel Rosenblatt is best known as the drummer for Spyro Gyra, one of the most successful pop-jazz groups ever.  His varied early work includes collaborations with artists such as Dominican pianist Michel Camilo, bluesman Matt “Guitar” Murphy, jazz artist Paquito D’Rivera, and country-rock band Pure Prairie League. Performing and recording with these artists has given Joel a wide range of experience and made him one of the most diverse drummers around!

Having toured the world many times over, Joel brings an international musical awareness to the music he plays.  Currently the owner and main engineer at world class CliffSound Productions, Joel is also actively involved in producing and cultivating new artists. 

Joel has performed and/or recorded with Bill Evans, Robben Ford, Larry Carlton, Chieli Minucci and Special EFX, Ken Navarro, Oz Noy, Chuck Loeb, Mike Manieri, Steve Khan, Randy Brecker, Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Russel Ferrante, Michel Camilo , Bernie Williams, Eliane Elias, Michael Davis, Peter White, Manhattan Transfer and many more!



Joel's stick of choice:
American Classic® Extreme 5A
For the 5A player who wants more power and reach.
L = 16 1/2" | Dia. = .565"
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