Glenn Grossman is a life long professional drummer and music producer in New York City.
Native New Yorker Glenn Grossman picked up his first drum sticks at age two and received his first drum set at age three. Since that time, Glenn has launched a long and successful career as a session/touring drummer, producer and programmer.
For the past 10 years he has been successfully producing music for various artists as well as writing and producing music for T.V. and scoring and producing music for film and documentary projects.
Glenn graduated from famed Fiorello LaGuardia High School of Music and Art in NYC (the “Fame” school), after auditioning for acceptance and ranked #3 out of 250 drummers.
During high school he started to perform with many projects in the NYC music scene playing such clubs as C.B.G.B’s, Max’s Kansas City, The Ritz, Webster Hall and many others.
He then went on to graduate with honors from Five Towns Music Conservatory in their performance and jazz/commercial music program. It was at this time that Glenn was being hired by his teachers for recording sessions, club dates and Off-Broadway gigs.
During his second year in college, he was hired by band leader Arnie Brown to work as a drummer for acts which included Franky Valley, The 4 Tops, The Temptations, The Drifter’s, The Coaster’s, The Marvalettes, Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley as well as briefly being appointed musical director for Lou Christie.
During this period, Glenn also studied at the Drummers’ Collective in NYC with Steve Gadd, Kenwood Dennard, Charles Perry and spent a year commuting to Boston studying with famed and sought after Berklee College drum teacher Gary Chaffee.
Glenn’s drumming roster includes: Tall Stories (EPIC), Gordon Gaines, Dave Kikowski of Steps Ahead, Bo Diddley, Bob Dylan,Chuck Berry, The Drifters, hip hop artist Blacksheep, Jaime Benjamin (Pussycat Dolls), Sony recording artist Dave Aaron, Israeli pop star Shiri Maimon rock band Mahavatar and Victoria Secret supermodel Jessica White as well as playing on tracks and demos for various record companies.
Glenn’s recent recording work includes co-producing and gigging with Emmy award winning songwriter, Fred Shehadi, writing, producing and playing drums for Tony award winning actor Dan Fogler, drumming and producing R&B group Kobina, recording drum tracks for rock group Artodogs, drum tracks for Grammy awarded writer/producer Danny Pierre (Joss Stone) and drum tracks for mixer/producer Steve Sola (50 cent, Queen Latifah).
Glenn has also recently worked with and/or produced CraigTaubman, Shira Kline, Josh Nelson, Beth Schafer, Julie Silver and Sam Glazer.
Glenn has also recently finished production for a Fran Gordon and Naomi Less project, Salt N Pepa, which is now completed, as well as continuing work with Tony Award winning actor Dan Fogler playing drums, scoring and producing music for his new film and session drums for the famed Israeli cellist Yoed Nir, as well as tracking drums and co-producing for Mandy Lee Duffy’s project.
Glenn works as a producer – writing, recording and producing music for commercial and artistic use, as well as being an in demand drummer/programmer.
He works with his clients to find the sound that will capture the perfect mood and emotion for the tracks drawing out the best of what the artist has to offer and bringing his own multi-instrument talents to the table to create the best finished product out in the market as well as offering top NY musicians for all recording needs.
This year, Glenn has completed over 30 recording projects as a producer/drummer for a wide variety of clients which included the Occupy Wall Street ad’s.
Glenn is endorsed by DW Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Craviotto Snare Drums, Factory Metal Percussion and 3Sticks Drumstick Co.