Jeff Hirshfield was born in New York City and grew up on Long Island. He started drum lessons while in elementary school, and in high school he had the opportunity to work with some of the great jazz players, including Zoot Sims, Ray Nance, Charlie McPhearson, and Clark Terry.
Except for lessons with Ed Soph and Latin percussionist Frankie Malabe, Hirshfield is essentially self-taught
Rhythm In Every Guise
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