Drummer, Singer, Composer, Author

Originally from Kansas City, USA having attended Berklee College of Music, Von Baron moved with his family in 2016 from Honolulu,  Hawaii to Osaka, Japan. 

Von is a critically acclaimed drummer performing internationally with musicians that include Benny Golson, Stanley Jordan, Eddie Henderson, Don Ho, Ota san, Phillip Strange, Future Jazz Quartet, The Von Baron Band, The Honolulu Jazz Quartet, Tommy James and Stafford Hunter (Duke Ellington Orchestra), Geoffrey Keezer, Shelly Berg, Pete Christlieb, Ira Nepus, Henry Kapono, Grammy Award winning guitarist Jeff Peterson, Theresa Bright and Matt Catingub & The Honolulu Symphony Pops among others.

In addition to his drumming career, Von has produced four commercial albums Pangaea, Souljourner, The Answer and Can You Feel It as well as many other compositions for TV, Film, Video Game and Radio productions throughout the world.

A prolific drum instructor having taught over 10,000 drum lessons, he also has an online drum school, DRUMMING4LIFE.COM where students enjoy Von’s warm and personable way of teaching through interactive video drum lessons.

In addition, Von created a popular BEYOND DRUM BEATS PODCAST to teach drummers how to play better with other musicians and get more drumming work.

Von also writes an informative and entertaining blog at VONBARONDRUMMER.COM. In the blog he shares how to improve your drumming, create a successful business around playing the drums and shares tips for drummers to stay healthy.

Von is also a Jazz and American Pop singer with a broad repertoire and a tour de force scatting (vocal improvisation) ability leaving audiences spellbound by his virtuosic rhythmic and melodic vocal prowess. He has two unique vocal shows, THE VON MAN SHOW! and THE VONEA SHOW!  Both shows entertain and delight audience members at public and private events.

Lastly, Von has written a book! It’s called GIFTED, 6 POWERFUL STEPS TO LIVE THE MOST INCREDIBLE LIFE YOU CAN IMAGINE! It details Von’s journey to build a business solely around drumming and shares the steps for you to do the same. Later in 2020, it will also be available in Japanese!

Von is very happy living in the Kobe area and is looking forward to many wonderful and rewarding years of performing in the Kansai music community and throughout Japan.

For press kits, interview requests, drum lessons, performance and workshop booking please email: vonbaron@vonbaronmusic.com

You can also stay in touch with Von Baron through social media below:

ドラマー、ボーカリスト、作曲家, ライター



人気のBEYOND DRUM BEATS PODCASTでは、他のミュージシャンとより良く演奏する方法とドラム演奏の仕事をより多く得る方法を、ドラマーに教えている。



2つのユニークなボーカルショー、「THE VON MAN SHOW! 」THE VONEA SHOW! 」では、公共やプライベートイベントで観客を楽しませている。

4枚のCD、「Pangaea」「Souljourner」「The Answer」「Can You Feel It」をリリースしており、世界中のテレビや映画、ビデオゲーム、ラジオで使用される曲も作曲。

最後に……本「才能 – 最高の人生を送るための強力な6ステップ」もリリース!





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