Jeffery Allen Queen, better known as Jeff Queen, is a professional musician, who is a specialist in rudimental snare drumming. At the age of 15, Queen began his drum corps career with the Canton Bluecoats and continued on to march with the Velvet Knights, Santa Clara Vanguard, Blue Knights and the University of North Texas.
Queen was the Drum Corps International Individual and Ensemble Snare Drum Champion in 1994 and 1995 as well as the Percussive Arts Society Individual Snare Drum Champion in 1994 and 1995. He first rose to popularity while performing in Blast!, a Broadway musical. Queen has appeared on Late Show with David Letterman and performed at the 2001 NBA All-Star Game. Queen currently resides in Indianapolis, Indiana and is attending Butler University to achieve his Bachelor's degree in Music Theory and Composition. From 2003 to 2012 he was percussion director at Avon High School. He now works as a percussion instructor for the Carmel High School drum line from Carmel, Indiana and Southwest Dekalb High School Drumline in Decatur, GA.
Queen attended Mount Vernon High School in Alexandria, Virginia. Aside from his music career, Jeff enjoys golfing and playing with his dog, London.