Max Jaffe



Max Jaffe expands the boundaries of possibility for composition and collaboration through the drum set. His music draws from many different genres and seeks to break down the boundaries between them. He is part of a cutting edge of drummers that have embraced SUNHOUSE and their Sensory Percussion technology that has shifted the paradigm of the instrument. His powerful solo performances exploit the physicality of the drums to create narrative through movement, defying visual expectations and logic for what a “drum solo” can express.

As a collaborator, he is a longtime member of experimental rock collective JOBS. He currently can be seen with the James Brandon Lewis Trio and was a founding member of Amirtha Kidambi's Elder Ones, Leverage Models, and several other groups. He has also performed internationally with Chrome Sparks, Peter Evans, Rubblebucket, Delicate Steve, Ava Mendoza, Cass McCombs, and many others.

In 2021 he completed an MFA from California Institute of the Arts in Music Technology and was a Pioneer Works Music Resident.

Available for private lessons in Sensory Percussion (SPLICE PACK), Ableton, drum set, composition - email or message on Instagram