May 25-28, 2023 ❘ Martinsville, VA
Rooster Walk 13

AAL Jeff Sipe

A four-time Grammy nominee and multi-year Artist at Large for Rooster Walk, Jeff Sipe is one of the world’s most talented drummers. Rooster Walk fans may be remember him for playing drums on both of the King & Strings sets at Rooster Walk.

Sipe, an alumni of Berklee College of Music and Shenandoah Conservatory of Music, has been recording, touring and teaching professionally since 1982.

Sipe wrote a book entitled Rhythm Patterns for Drum Set, which is available at

Sipe has toured and recorded with many highly renowned artists, including:
*John Mclaughlin (Meeting of the Spirits tour songs from the Mahavishnu Orchestra)
*Warren Haynes
*Bela Fleck
*Phil Lesh & Friends
*Jimmy Herring Band
*Trey Anistasio Band
*Sarah Siskind & guest Bill Frisell
*Susan Tedeschi
*Derek Trucks
*Col. Bruce Hampton & the Aquarium Rescue Unit
*Leftover Salmon
*Darrell Scott and his Electrifying Trio
*Jazz is Dead
*Alex Machacek
*Charles Hedgepath
*Zambiland Orchestra
*Debashish Bhattacharya
*Jonas Hellborg,Shawn Lane and Jeff Sipe (Hellborg Lane & Sipe)
*The Jeff Sipe Trio (w Mike Seal & Taylor Lee)
*Oteil & Friends
*Oz Noy
*Project Z (Jimmy Herring, Ricky Keller, Greg Osby, jason Crosby, Oliver Wells, Count MButu, Derrick Trucks)
(…And many more)