Jojo Mayer

Jojo Mayer, born on January 18, 1963, in Zurich, Switzerland, is a Swiss drummer, currently residing in New York City, best known for his ability to play the rhythms of programmed jungle drum 'n' bass music on acoustic drums — a technique he refers to as "reverse engineering."

Mayer is the leader of a live electronica trio, Nerve, which he founded back in 1997.

As an educator, Jojo Mayer has a number of instructional DVDs including Secret Weapons for the Modern Drummer and Secret Weapons for the Modern Drummer - Foot Technique.

Signature products include the Jojo Mayer Signature Series Vic Firth Drumsticks and the Sonor Drums Perfect Balance Pedal by Jojo Mayer.