Dor Herskovits is an Israeli drummer based in Boston.
He began pursuing his passion for music at the age of 14, studying drumming and guitar. Dor studied in Rimon School of Music in Israel, while performing with top local artists in the Israeli Jazz scene. In 2010 Dor transferred to Berklee College of Music on an international scholarship. After completing his Bachelor’s degree at Berklee, Dor had spent a year in New York exploring the affluent jazz scene and performing and teaching. During that year he had also participated in the semi-finals of the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz drummer competition. Recently, Dor had completed his Masters degree in jazz performance at the New England Conservatory. Today he performs regularly as a sideman as well as a bandleader in Boston and all around New England and New York. He volunteers in community outreach performances, composes original materials, teaches private lessons and gives master classes on Jazz drumming and improvisation.
Willing to teach
Beginner to advanced
Teaches all levels, full hour private lessons. All styles.
Dor gives clinics on rhythm and jazz improvisation for drummers and non-
drummers alike. He explains his unique melodic approach to playing the drums in a
practical way and gives food for thought for any aspiring musician.