Mike Wexler

drums & percussion

 

I am always happy to see Mike Wexler on the gig playing drums. He is rock solid, has a nice pocket, and has an extra gear when you need it. Mike does the East Coast shows I do with Sophie B. Hawkins, and has nailed every gig we have done together. He comes in prepared every time and is a pleasure to work with.
— Ed Roth - Music Director Sophie B. Hawkins, Brothers Johnson, CTA, Coolio; Grammy nominated songwriter Best Pop Instrumental 2013
Mike is a great drummer, always on time and a man I recommend highly. He has a great attitude, which is needed on the road.
— Gigi Gaston - manager, writer, & director
In just this year, I’ve recorded, mixed, and mastered four projects with Mike on drums and played in a band with him. This is after 18 years of sessions in NYC. I can honestly say that Mike is a true pro on a national act level and one of the easiest people to work with I’ve ever known.
— Pier Giacalone - producer, engineer, owner of Hopetown Sound studios
I recommend that all my percussion students study with Mike Wexler. His musical knowledge, versatility in all areas of percussion, and extensive experience in playing and teaching make him the number one choice for all of my students looking to increase their percussion abilities. Best of all, I hear nothing but positive feedback from students and parents about the way Mike interacts with kids and gets them to the next level in a fun and engaging way.
— Joe Santanello - band director, Strayer Middle School - Quakertown, PA
Mike Wexler is a passionate musician and a total pro. He’ll learn a million songs in a short period of time and come to rehearsal totally prepared. He has a great feel and great creative ideas. He brings a great mix of steadiness and emotion to the stage. He holds it down while he turns it up! Mike is the dream drummer: technically solid, imaginative, and very dependable.
— Stephan Hayes - singer/songwriter
Mike, I want to thank you for all of the time and energy that you put in with so many of my percussion students! I see their progress weekly when they are working with you, and I wish I could encourage more of them to study privately with you! The thing I appreciate the most is that you focus on so many different aspects of percussion, rather than only the drum set. As you know, it’s incredibly hard to develop well-rounded percussionists and I’m always so excited to hear when one of my students has contacted you for lessons!
— Mark Morris - band director, Pennridge South Middle School - Perkasie, PA
I have worked together with Mike Wexler for 6+ years in both live and studio settings. He was a key addition to my band. He is great to work with. Over and above his outstanding talent, he is always well-prepared, easy going, and professional.
— Tim Butler - singer/songwriter
Mike has improved all facets of my playing, whether it’s jazz, rock, or marching. From the time I started in seventh grade, my skills have improved immensely.
— Philip Bohner - student
Mike Wexler is the man! If you need a session drummer, Wex is the guy to call!
— Mike Pfeiffer - singer/songwriter, producer
I’ve worked with Mike both in the studio and on stage. Having him play on my songs has added so much to the quality of the music. Mike plays with such a deep understanding and passion. He always finds the right groove for the other players to build on. I’m looking forward to working with Mike on future projects.
— Rich Cashman - singer/songwriter
I checked out the band “Everything Is Everywhere” at Maxwell’s in Doylestown. I was very impressed with Mike’s command. He’d be a fantastic rhythm choice for anyone who needed session work, as well as the fine work he has under his belt. Congrats and continued success, Mike!!! All the best to you and yours.
— Steve Eddy - Blue Room Guitars, Steve Eddy Band, Brickhouse Ramblers