Jess Bowen is primarily known as the drummer for the band Summer Set, formed in Arizona in 2006 with brothers John and Stephen Gomez. Summer Set has several well-received albums under their belt plus successful stints on the Warped, AP, and Dirty Work tours, and has had songs featured on shows such as “Dancing With The Stars.”
Recently, Jess has toured with 3OH!3, Alice Glass and Tessa Violet and has expanded her drumming to include a variety of world percussion instruments.
Jess grew up in a drum-playing family learning from her dad and an older brother, both of whom played in local bands. Jess cites as major influences drummers such as Sheila E, Dave Weckl, and Brad Hargreaves (Third Eye Blind). She plays DW drums, Sabian cymbals, Vater sticks and Remo heads.