Rod Morgenstein (born April 19, 1953, in New York) is an American drummer and music educator. He is best known for his work with the late '80s rock band Winger and with the jazz fusion band Dixie Dregs.
He also played with Fiona, Platypus, The Steve Morse Band, and Jelly Jam. He has also done session work with Jordan Rudess including his ventures with the Rudess/Morgenstein Project. He also toured with Jazz is Dead. He has also been awarded Modern Drummer 's "Best Progressive Rock Drummer" five years (1986-'90), "Best All-Around Drummer" (1999) and was inducted into magazine's Honor Roll.
He is currently an Associate Professor teaching Percussion at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Morgenstein plays Premier drums left-handed, and he still tours with the band Winger in Europe and in the United States. He has also been a columnist for Modern Drummer magazine.
Rod is known for his versatility of playing many styles of music.
Winger released a live DVD/CD in November 2007.