Jon Pienkowski - Signature Artist
"The longest lasting, hardest hitting stick I have ever used!"
Jon Eric Pienkowski was born in Portland Or on January 5th 1985. Raised in the Pacific Northwest in Vancouver, WA, jon started his musical endeavors with piano, moving to horns and then the snare drum in middle school band, and eventually the drumset at age 12. Jon was an active member in the Vancouver, WA and Portland, OR music scenes at a early age, even helping to organize and run sound at local shows; his first magazine interview at just 16 years old! Jon has more than 6 years of collegiate music study in theory, orchestration, performance, history and engineering as well as production; receiving a Master's certification through, most notably, Boston's Berklee School of Music. Now with 20+ years of playing in bands, performing live and working in studios, Jon's determination, passion and drive to make drumming/music into a full-time career is stronger and more supported than ever! In 2019 alone Jon has picked up 3 endorsement through his playing, experience, and online presence. First with Scorpion Percussion, then Soultone Cymbals, and most Recently Mee Audio. Jon is currently playing with Vancouver Death Metal/Thrash Metal outfit, King Guillotine (www.kingguillotine.com) who are represented by EMG Management out of New York.