Photo by Matt Shouse

Photo by Matt Shouse

Jordan West is a drummer, vocalist, and songwriter based in Los Angeles, CA. She works as a freelancer and studio musician in addition to being a Product Specialist for Roland Drums and Percussion. On drums, her roots lie in jazz and r&b, but West is comfortable in all genres, from ragtime to progressive rock and everything in between. Her list of favorite drummers includes Steve Gadd, Steve Jordan, Elvin Jones, Mark Guiliana, and Chris Dave. As a songwriter and vocalist, she is driven by emotion, drawing influence from a wide array of musical interests - she listens to everything from Cher to System of a Down to Amy Winehouse to Herbie Hancock. Her original music has been featured on WBKE, WCRD, WBOI, 98.9 The Bear, and Indy InTune radio stations, among others. She recently won a songwriting contest sponsored by Avid and Sweetwater Sound for her song "Hold Me Close". In her own group, Trackless, West utilizes her passions for songwriting, drumming, and singing simultaneously. She is also currently serving as the group’s manager and booking agent. The band's newest, self-titled album can be found on iTunes and Spotify. Jordan is endorsed by Ludwig Drums.