Jamal is a talented multi-instrumentalist whose primary instrument became the drum kit at age 13. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance from the Australian National University and has toured nationally with Wollongong punk band Mary Jane Kelly. Throughout his career Jamal has performed regularly and has become a high-demand session drummer, working with Tate Sheridan (virtuosic pianist/singer/songwriter who toured nationally with Elton John) and Owen Campbell (blues/roots guitarist of Australia’s Got Talent fame).
Jamal's approach to music education is flexible to all musical styles, offering foundational tools to approach any musical situation with understanding, preparation and confidence. He incorporates modern technology and skill-sets relevant to the musicians of today. Above all, Jamal is devoted to constantly refining his approach, nurturing students’ active connection with the gift of music and its myriad benefits.