Zev Shearn-Nance

Drummer Composer Educator

San Francisco - Los Angeles 

Zevshearnnance@gmail.com 415 367 5671

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About

Zev Shearn-Nance is a musician, composer and educator.

Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, in 2017 Zev graduated from the University of California with a degree in Jazz Performance (Drums), having studied primarily with Peter Erskine, Roy McCurdy and Aaron Serfaty. During his undergraduate years, Zev was chosen to perform as a member of the USC Honors Combo and USC Composer’s Collective. That collective won first place in the competition and performed at the 2017 Monterey Jazz Festival.

Zev has performed at several notable venues in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Davies Symphony Hall, SFJazz Center, and Yoshi’s. Currently based in Los Angeles, Zev performs at numerous venues, which include BlueWhale, the Troubadour, and El Cid as well as many private engagements. Zev has performed with Kristin Chenoweth, Sabrina Claudio, Greg Osby, Regina Carter, Joe Lovano, David Binney, Louis Cole and many others.

Teaching

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Comments from former students

"incredible teacher"

“one of the best in the business"

"patient and understanding”

Video

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