Drummer. Session Musician. Song Writer. Producer.
My name is Jack Ivins and music is my life. I have been playing drums live and in studios for over 20 years. I love to create. I am based out of Nashville and want to work with you on your next record! In addition to my own bands, The Ivins and Burn the Ballroom, I have also played live for Grammy-winning country icon, Tanya Tucker; thrash legend, Joey Belladonna of Anthrax; Corey Glover of Living Colour; 80s British new wavers, When In Rome; guitar virtuoso, Orianthi; American Idol winner, David Cook, and many many others.
Furthermore, I have played live alongside current or former members of Guns N' Roses, Megadeth, Halestorm, the Goo Goo Dolls, Chris Daughtry, Breaking Benjamin, Yellowcard, Queen, Relient K, Poison, Exodus, Steel Panther, All That Remains, Sleeping With Sirens, Dashboard Confessional, Staind, Falling In Reverse, Machine Head, Dangerous Toys, Cartel, The Nixons, Badflower, Bayside, Accept, Saving Abel, Goodbye June, Aranda, Attila, Autograph, Great White, Vixen, Black N' Blue and many others.
My bands have also had the good fortune of sharing the stage with some ridiculous acts: The Misfits, Incubus, The Darkness, SIXX:AM, The All American Rejects, Queensryche, Dance Gavin Dance, Motion City Soundtrack, The Motels, Cute Is What We Aim For, Rooney, Parachute, Cracker, The Ataris, Night Riots, KIX, Taproot, From Indian Lakes, Carolina Liar, Mae, The Vagabonds, The Rocket Summer, Every Avenue, Carbon Leaf, Charm City Devils, The Pat McGee Band, The Unlikely Candidates, Barnes Courtney, Bow Wow Wow, and many more.
In my recording career I have had the privilege of working with some amazing producers and engineers: American Music Award and ASCAP Songwriter award winner Bill Leverty, Rocky Gallo (John Legend, Jon Bon Jovi, Gavin DeGraw), John Morand (Sparklehorse, GWAR, D'Angelo), Austin Bello of Forever the Sickest Kids, Ace Enders of The Early November, and Grammy Award winner Michael Congdon (Chris Brown).
My music has been featured on MTV's Real World and Big Tips Texas, NASCAR, Fox Sports, Oxygen's Best Ink, and a smattering of other random programs.