Pennsylvania native turned Los Angeles resident Nick Ruffini has been playing professionally for over 20 years, starting his own band, Monacy, which grew from a local act to successful touring act spanning 10 years and nearly 1000 live shows. Monacy supported and served as backing band for artists like Page McConnell (Phish), The Greyboy Allstars, Melvin Sparks, and DJ Q-Ball (The Bloodhound Gang)
Nick has also released his own, critically-acclaimed solo album, Pressin' On with guitarist Johnny DeFrancesco which peaked at #54 on the US Jazz Charts.
In addition to playing, Nick also hosts the Drummer's Resource Podcast which he started in 2013. Drummer's Resource is the #1 drumming podcast in the word, featuring weekly conversations with the world's greatest drummers - totaling over 600 episodes to date.