Jack's guitar garage

Northborough

North Grafton

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JACK SHANAHAN

SIMON
ADAMSSON

Students answer:

"What's your favorite thing about Simon?"

"He is kind, funny, patient and an amazing drummer."

Carol - drum student, age 58

Drums Instructor

Simon is a graduate of the Percussion Institute of Technology in Hollywood, CA and of the Stockholm Music Conservatory in Sweden. He has been playing drums since he was 5 years old. 
 

He spent 12 years in Los Angeles as a recording session drummer, and has toured with numerous professional artists.   He also played in Las Vegas for a number of major productions in and around the strip, including the famed “Legends in Concert” and the “Rat Pack”.  Simon moved to the east coast area to continue performing with “Legends in Concert” at Foxwoods Resort and Casino as well as perform with a variety of local bands in the New England area. 

 

Aside from teaching here at Jack's Guitar Garage, Simon is a freelance drummer who gigs regularly with multiple bands. His touring experience has taken him worldwide. He enjoys sharing his knowledge from performing and playing with other musicians with his students. 

FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST

Vinnie Colaiuta

1st song you learned beginning to end

Spirit of Radio - Rush

INSTRUMENT YOU WISH TO PLAY

Guitar/Piano

FAVORITE SONG

Changes on a daily basis

what inspired you into music

My older brother was a musician

FAVORITE TEACHING MOMENT

Seeing everything my student are learning come together and it all starts making sense to them. I also enjoy watching my students perform. 

Northborough  |  508.393.7200

North Grafton  |  774.293.5115