John M Yarling


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About Me

John Yarling attended Florida State University (classical percussion), University of Miami (jazz performance, drum set) and has taught general music and percussion at North Broward Preparatory Schools, and established a percussion program at the Florida Youth Conservatory. 

His flawless musicianship and commitment to his art make him the drummer of choice for many South Florida performers such as Ira Sullivan and the Inter-Outer Continental Quintet, The Shack Daddys, South Florida Jazz Orchestra, Brian Murphy Trio, The Nicole Yarling 4-Tet, the Jeff Taylor Band and Diane Ward.  He is at ease in playing in many styles including Modern Jazz Blues Funk and Rock.  In past years he has performed with jazz luminaries Mose Allison, Sonny Stitt, Nat Adderley, Lou Donaldson, Jaki Byard, Jimmy Forrest, ark Murphy, Mike Stern, Larry Coryell, and Dave Liebman as well as rockers Mick Taylor, Nicky Hopkins, and Bobby Keys (The Rolling Stones).  H has recorded with Ira Sullivan, Curtis Fuller, Pepper Adams, Joe Williams, Ernest Ranglin, Kevin Mahogany, and most recently Pink.