Jason McGerr is the current drummer for the band Death Cab for Cutie.
McGerr was a guest performer on Tegan and Sara's album The Con. He can be seen recording in studio with them on the DVD entitled "The Con DVD" by Tegan and Sara. He also played drums for their album Sainthood.
McGerr was previously in Krusters Kronomid and Eureka Farm as well as the Seattle jazz trio Rockin' Teenage Combo. McGerr is an instructor at the Seattle Drum School when not playing drums for Death Cab for Cutie. McGerr has also helped and mentored teen indie-pop group Smoosh.
McGerr played on Matt Nathanson's album Some Mad Hope. He is featured on half the tracks of the album, Jason McKenzie played on the other half. McGerr has also lent a hand to Pretty Girls Make Graves on their The New Romance album. This was done while drumming for his other band Neo. He also drummed on Tegan and Sara albums, The Con and Sainthood, and on his Death Cab bandmate Chris Walla's solo album, Field Manual.
McGerr plays Craviotto drums, Remo Drumheads, Paiste cymbals, Vic Firth drumsticks, and Drum Workshop pedals and hardware.
In June 2007, McGerr opened the doors to his own recording studio, Two Sticks Audio, located in Seattle, WA – where Smoosh, Barcelona, Only Human, Moros Eros, Grand Archives, David Bazan, Mark Kozelek, Matt Cameron of Pearl Jam, Tegan and Sara, and Death Cab for Cutie—amongst others—have spent time recording.