Drummer and Latin percussionist Jack Toker is one of the premier musicians in the United States, being widely respected for his technical prowess, stylistic diversity and sensitive musicianship.
In addition to having spent several years touring with R&B legend Lou Rawls, Jack’s career highlights include performances with jazz icons Jaco Pastorius, Dizzy Gillespie, Cannonball and Nat Adderly, Charlie Byrd, Herb Ellis, and Joey DeFrancesco. His vast experience in the music industry is remarkably diverse, having also appeared with Raquel Welch and Tony Orlando, and on a variety of television shows such as “The Midnight Special” and “The Mike Douglas Show”. Additionally, Jack has completed several tours abroad with the USO.
Jack brings to his studio a background of study with many outstanding drummers, including the great Tony Williams.
Currently residing in the Puget Sound area, Jack is accepting students of all skill levels, and is available for live performance and recording. Jack can be reached through the information on the contact page.
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