Rod Gilbert has been a renowned drummer and singer on the Australian jazz circuit since co-founding the premier four-piece swing band The Shuffle Club in 1999.

Since 2010, Rod has also worked as a freelance producer of concerts, theatre and circus. Performing live since age of 16, he is now firmly established as one of Australia’s most talented drummers and sought-after frontmen.

As a producer he has worked on a diverse array of shows and has written as well as produced a number of successful shows throughout the country. Performing as a part of jazz, arts and cabaret festivals throughout Australia, Japan and the UK, performing across the world to sold-out houses and five-star reviews. He regularly travels the globe with The Famous Spiegeltent, as the drummer for Bob Downe and the award-winning show La Clique, also performing with The Syncopators throughout Europe. Rod has performed at the Edinburgh festival for a total of 10 years to date.