Jake Smelley

Touring & Studio Drummer

Jake Smelley is a touring / studio drummer from Tuscaloosa, AL. He is best known as the drummer for the band Gideon, and the touring drummer for Zero 9:36.

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Jake got his start playing drums in church and joined Gideon at age 17. Since then, he has written and recorded on 8 studio albums, and has toured both nationally and internationally to over 20 countries.

“The V Pack Arena is my go-to for all my gigs! I love the discreet parallel XLR jack on the V Beats. The versatility and clarity that sE mics offer is unmatched!”

— Jake Smelley