Joe Porcaro is one of the most recorded percussionist/drummers of our time. He is the father of the late Jeff Porcaro and Mike Porcaro. Joe's musical spectrum ranges from jazz and rock to opera and symphonic. He has recorded with jazz artists including Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan, Freddie Hubbard, Don Ellis, Mike Manieri and rock/pop artists such as TOTO and Madonna. His credits includes numerous television shows and movies. Joe is the author of two drum books: Joe Porcaro's Drum Set Method, and Odd Times - Patterns For Rock Jazz & Latin At The Drumset.
Joe is currently the co-director of drum studies at the Los Angeles College of Music in Pasadena, California, and continues to be one of the most highly regarded drum and percussion teachers in the world.