John Muir
Alumni Drummers Association

aka JMADA aka J.M.A.D.A.

J.M.A.D.A. represents forty plus years of drumming expertise with members ranging in age from seven to the mid forties. While playing their original syncopated cadences and displaying precision maneuvers, J.M.A.D.A. strives to preserve their unique, soulful style and tradition known throughout the community.

There are several websites with information about JMADA. This one has been in existance the longest, and most likely to be found in the search engines.


  • Practices are held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and sometimes Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.
  • Location: John Muir High School (under the canteen)
  • No musical experience required
  • All students must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher, a positive attitude, and dedication of wanting to learn.
  • Sunday Practices are also held with alumni and some students
  • Location: Charles White Park from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.