Jason Gianni has been a full-time faculty member at The Drummers Collective in New York City for the past 7 years. At The Collective, he is an "anchor" instructor of all styles but has a concentration in progressive drumming techniques where he teaches a 10-week Polyrhythm course and a 10-week Progressive Rock course each semester. He co-authored the popular drumming manual entitled The Drummer's Bible with Mick Berry, which is a guide to mastering various drumming styles, and he has recorded television & radio commercials for Toyota, Discover, McDonald's, Showtime, the Oakland Athletics, Sprint and many more.
Gianni also played on the soundtrack to the hit show Hannah Montana on the Disney Channel and most notably on the opening theme for the popular Nickelodeon children's cartoon Spongebob Squarepants. Gianni has worked with Progressive Rock icon Neal Morse, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, The Rock of Ages musical on Broadway, Eric Martin (from Mr. Big) and many more. He is a member of the Modern Drummer Education Team, a featured artist for Hudson Music videos (with a DVD entitled "Set Up, Tune and Play Your Drums"), and a clinician who performs around the world. He proudly endorses Yamaha Drums along with Remo Drumheads, Vic Firth Sticks, and Paiste Cymbals.