Meet the Team

Jeni Swerdlow, MA-ATR
DRUMMM’s Founder & “Chief Rhythm Activator”

Jeni Swerdlow is a highly regarded drum circle facilitator and art therapist, known for her transformative work in building connections through the power of rhythm. As the founder of DRUMMM Rhythmic Events, she has dedicated her career to creating inclusive and uplifting experiences through group drumming.

With over two decades of experience in the field, Jeni has developed a unique approach that combines her expertise in art therapy and percussion. Her passion for rhythm and its ability to inspire positive change has taken her to diverse communities, including schools, corporations, wellness centers, and community organizations.

Jeni’s innovative techniques and contagious energy have made her a sought-after facilitator for team-building workshops, corporate retreats, and community gatherings. Her drum circles are not just transformative musical experiences but also powerful avenues for personal growth, team cohesion, and stress relief.

Beyond her facilitation work, Jeni has also been an advocate for the therapeutic benefits of drumming. She has presented at conferences and conducted workshops on the intersection of rhythm and well-being, inspiring others to integrate drumming into their own practices and communities.

With her warm and engaging style, Jeni creates a safe space for all participants to express themselves, connect with others, and tap into the power of rhythm. Her mission is to bring people together, foster joy and enthusiasm, and ultimately create positive change through the universal language of drumming.

  • Registered Art Therapist
  • Village Music Circles Global Trainer
  • REMO-Endorsed Drum Circle Facilitator
  • Faculty at Women Drummers International
  • HealthRHYTHMS and Rhythm2Recovery Trained
  • Drum Circle Facilitators Guild Professional Member
  • Trusted by Clients at Google, Meta, LinkedIn, Kaiser Permanente, Stanford Medicine and many more!

“I don’t know of a facilitator with more passion, skill, commitment and creativity than Jeni Swerdlow. I recommend her and her company with great pleasure, and without reservation.”

- Manager of Recreational Music Activities, REMO Inc.

“With over twenty years of drum circle facilitation experience, Jeni’s expertise as a facilitator, presenter, and trainer has evolved to a mastery that I hope to achieve myself someday.”

- Arthur Hull, Author, Facilitator & Trainer, Village Music Circle Global

When I need to guarantee a client will have a great rhythm experience, I send them to Jeni.

- Marketing & Program Development, REMO Inc.

Jeni’s enthusiasm, passion and spectacular presence make her a highly effective group facilitator. She inspires others to tap into their passions for their workplace and community.

- Jim Boneau, Author, Facilitator & Leadership Coach, The Rumble Group

DRUMMM® Facilitators

Jeni Swerdlow, MA-ATR
Jeni Swerdlow, MA-ATR
Philip Didlake, MT-BC
Philip Didlake, MT-BC
Susan Jette, MT-BC
Susan Jette, MT-BC
Aaron Kierbel
Aaron Kierbel
Yari Mander
Yari Mander
Craig Miller
Craig Miller
Kele Nitoto
Kele Nitoto
Mika Scott
Mika Scott
Carrie Staller, MBA
Carrie Staller, MBA

Support Musicians and Staff

Kim Agnew
Kim Agnew
Patricio Angulo
Patricio Angulo
Mamady Bangoura
Mamady Bangoura
Naby Bangoura
Naby Bangoura
Elan Chertock
Elan Chertock
Ben Isaacs
Ben Isaacs
Maisha Lani
Maisha Lani
Maybe Littlefield
Maybe Littlefield
JJ Odell
JJ Odell
Adley Penner
Adley Penner
Wade Peterson
Wade Peterson
Bongo Sidibe
Bongo Sidibe
Mar Stevens
Mar Stevens
Benjamin Wester
Benjamin Wester

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