Davy Nefos is as versatile as it gets when it comes to performing on drum set in styles of afro-cuban, brazilian, jazz, modern rock, drumline, EDM, hip-hop and modern big band. He received a bachelors degree in drum kit/percussion performance from Central Washington University studying under Mark Goodenberger, Chris Bruya, Larry Gookin, Garey Williams and Andrew Spencer.
Davy has been playing drums for 30 years and teaching privately to all ages for 20 years. His teaching curriculum brings attention to technique in drum set and snare playing, advanced sight reading, versatility in various styles and knowing how to play “pocket”. Currently he is head instructor for the Lake Stevens High School drum-line and drum set professor at Edmonds Community College.
Nefos has performed with Thomas Marriott, David Marriott, John Sanders (head chairman/director of bands EDCC), Alexey Nikolaev, Frank DeMeiro, Kim Nazarian, Greta Matasa, Jean Caze, The Jazz Pearls, The Jazz Police, Jim Cutler Big Band, Emerald City Jazz Orchestra, Northwest Big Band, The Seattle Jazz Singers, Tetrabox, Real Don Music, Papa Josh Trio and Maque Attack.