About Drummerboy

DRUMMERBOY is an all-star ensemble of top roots music musicians drawn from a roster assembled, directed, and maintained by Jeff Hayes (aka DRUMMERBOY).

Specializing in all types of blues to honky tonk and alt country, DRUMMERBOY varies in size from 2-piece to 6-pieces, depending on the size of the event, atmosphere needed, and your specific needs for entertainment.

Playing traditional blues - like Texas, Chicago, New Orleans, Delta, jump - DRUMMERBOY is a revolution in roots music like no other.
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Jeff "Drummerboy" Hayes


Known by his peers as one of the best blues brothers on the circuit, Jeff Hayes has been banging his drums on a dozen recordings with five different bands that included top talent from Washington, Oregon, Mississippi, Colorado and the U.K. You can find him lending his beat, plus songwriting & lead vocal credits on many pressings over the years.

Playing live is where Jeff is home and he has graced the stages of the major festivals in the Pacific NW and several national festivals including the San Felipe Blues Festival in San Felipe Mexico, King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena, AK and the Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland, OR. He has played along side such greats such as the late Pinetop Perkins, Michael Burke, Bob Margolin, Mookie Brill, Peter Damann, Eden Brent, John-Alex Mason, Robbie Jordan and Eric “Two Scoops” Moore.

Learn more about Jeff's other musical projects,
including The Muddy Sons and Modern Relics.

Awards


2006
Best Band  - Washington Blues Society
Keeping The Blues Alive - Washington Blues Society

2007
Best Band - Washington Blues Society
Best Inland Northwest Blues Recording - Inland Empire Blues Society

2008
Best Regional Blues Act - Cascade Blues Association
Best Drummer - Washington Blues Society
Best Blues Recording - Washington Blues Society
Best Band in Western Washington - KING/NBC Television

2009
Best Traditional Blues Act - Washington Blues Society

2010 
Best Northwest Blues Recording - Inland Empire Blues Society

2011
(nomination) Best New Band - Cascade Blues Association
(nomination) Best Traditional Band - Cascade Blues Association

Discography


  • The Blues Orbiters - Blast Off (2002)

  • The Usual Suspects w/Jeff Hayes - As The Years Go Passing By (2004)

  • John-Alex Mason - Live Fire (2005)

  • Sons Of The Delta (feat. Pinetop Perkins & Terry "BIG T" Williams) - Made In Mississippi (2006)

  • Becki Sue & her Big Rockin' Daddies! - The L.A.B. Results (2005)

  • Becki Sue & her Big Rockin' Daddies! - (2007)

  • Becki Sue & her Big Rockin' Daddies! - Big Rockin' Boogie (2010)

  • The Muddy Sons - Pushed On Down The Road (2012)

  • The Modern Relics - Side One (2013)

Rotating Players

Only the best of the best are good enough for the DRUMMERBOY roster of all-star roots players. An example of some of the musicians playing at DRUMMERBOY gigs are:
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Musicians

Join the Revolution...

Are you looking to jam with the best players in the Seattle area? Have the professional attitude and play the blues? Join us.

Event Planners

Need Entertainment?

Are you looking for the Pacific Northwest party band who will entertain your guests at your next event? This is the band to call.
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Videophiles

YouTube Videos

Check out DRUMMERBOY at one of their shows - or in the comfort of your own home - with one of these videos.

Contact

Drummerboy

Ready to book a show or just need a quote? Get in touch immediately with the DRUMMERBOY himself.