Johann Hjorleifsson is a professional drummer living in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Johann is one of the most sought after drummers in Iceland and has been since in his late teens. He keeps up a busy schedule playing with leading artists in pop and jazz music, both small and big productions, locally and internationally. Johann is a first call session musician for recordings and can his playing be heard on around 300 albums. Among his projects is the Reykjavik Big band. Johann has held the drum chair there since 1995, recording and doing concerts with international artists like Frank Foster, Bob Mintzer, Maria Schneider, Bill Holman, Tim Hagan and The New York Voices.
Johann is a Vic Firth drumsticks, Yamaha Drums, Paiste cymbals and Remo drumhead artist.