Clay Grossman

Clay Grossman, a mainstay on the Chicago jazz scene for almost four decades, began his professional career at the age of the 19. He has been passing on his sage drum knowledge and wisdom to aspiring students of the drum-set over 20 years. Clay studied drums with Marshall Thompson and Ian Wallace.

Clay has performed with Yves Francois, Franz Jackson, Lin Halliday, and Burton Greene. In addition, he has performed at many venues in the Chicago area like the Hothouse and the Gateway theatre. Clay has over 18 studio albums to his credit

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Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced


Clay teaches all levels of students using proven techniques and methodologies.


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