Michael Jackson’s Drummer (Jonathan Moffett) Performs “Thriller”

Jonathan Moffett  /  Performances / Oct 31

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Although it probably doesn’t need any introduction, “Thriller” is the chart-topping pop tune recorded by Michael Jackson, composed by Rod Temperton, and produced by Quincy Jones. It was the seventh and final single from his album of the same name. Did you know that as of August 2018, “Thriller” has sold a total of 7.024 million copies in the United States alone?
About Jonathan:
Jonathan “Sugarfoot” Moffett has recorded and/or toured with some of the greatest pop artists of our time, including Elton John, Janet Jackson, The Jacksons, Cameo, Lionel Richie, George Michael, Kenny G, Doug Miller, Peter Cetera, Bill Meyers, and Cirque du Soleil, besides guest appearing at popular television shows like The Tonight Show, Good Morning America, Saturday Night Live, and The Arsenio Hall Show.

Among his biggest musical feats, none come close to his extensive work with the all-time greatest pop artists of the last 100 years: Madonna and Michael Jackson. Jonathan toured extensively with Madonna and recorded drums for several of her albums, including “True Blue” and “Like A Prayer”. As for the king of pop himself, Jonathan was his drummer for The Destiny Tour, Triumph Tour, Victory Tour, 1988 Grammy Awards with Michael, HIStory Tour, Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration, This Is It, & Cirque’s Immortal World Tour.

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