David Steinmetz is a drummer, composer, teacher and bandleader born and based in Toronto. He plays in various jazz, funk, and hip-hop groups. He is a very versatile player, having had the good fortune of studying with many great teachers such as Jim Blackley, Larnell Louis, Mark Kelso, Chendy Leon, Mike Downs, and Barry Romberg. During his studies, David has had the opportunity to play and be coached by some of Canada and America’s leading jazz musicians including Christian McBride, John Scofield, Donny McCaslin, Pat Metheny, Kenny Washington, and Kendrick Scott. David frequently performs at Toronto venues such as The Rex, The Horseshoe Tavern, The Supermarket, Poetry Jazz Café, and many more.