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Drummers From A to Z > A
Your complete resource to info on the most famous drummers
in the world. This page contains everyone who's anyone with a last name
beginning in the letter A.
Born: May 17, 1964. Here's a brief but comprehensive page on the Pearl
Jam drummer that includes bio, discography, and drum setup. Courtesy of
From percussion soloist with the NY Philharmonic to studios in New York,
Memphis and LA, Larry has composed and recording music for jingles, movie
soundtracks and television and has worked with David Lee Roth, Lionel
Richie, Adam Ant, Paul Williams, Joe Sample, and many more. Check out
his official Web site.
I'm looking for a good link on LaDell. If you've got one, please click
here to email it to us.
Born: December 12, 1944. Homepage for the Peruvian drummer and percussionist
who has played with Elvis Presley, Diana Ross, U2, Al Jarreau, Michael
Jackson, and others. He also worked with the innovative jazz group Weather
Report, first as percussionist and then as drummer! Check out Alex's site.
Jotan, who has been playing drums since the age of 2, has played with a number
of artists including Yolandita
Monje, Jerry Rivera, Alejandro Montaner, BMG’s
Alexander Pires, Warner Music Latina, Jessica Jimenez, and EMI‘s Alvaro
Torres. He is
also a WFD Champ and the creator of his "Shaking Vibrations" hand technique.
Click the above link for his bio and look under M for more on Airto
I've known award winning drummer, educator, and promoter Bruce Aitken since 2001
when he first contacted me in regard to his Cape Breton International Drum Festival.
Not only does he head up one of the world's premier drum events, he has recently
released a CD with his drum duo Project A.D. and an instructional
DVD. Click the above link for more on Bruce at his Official Web site.
Click the following link for more information on his incredible Cape
Breton International Drum Festival and here
to see Bruce in action in exclusive video coverage of the Cape
Breton International Drum Festival 2005.
Born: August 15, 1950. Click the above link for the scoop on Tommy (who
has powered the likes of Black Oak Arkansas, Ozzy, Pat Travers, Whitesnake,
and others) and his appearance with Thin Lizzy. From Euphony Online.
I'm looking for a good link on Steve. If you've got one, please click
here to email it to us.
Info on the ex-Primus drummer, Tim "Herb" Alexander.
John Coltrane's drummer plays songs that bring back memories of the great
Trane. Catch some sample MP3s.
Conga player and percussionist Don Alias has worked with the likes of
David Sanborn, George Benson, James Taylor, Al Jarreau, Quincy Jones,
Chick Corea, Miles Davis and Roberta Flack in addition to his own band.
Here's an interview with Don, courtesy of DigitalInterviews.com.
Carl is not only a player, having worked for many years with Freddie Hubbard
and other greats, but co-founded Big Apple Productions with altoist Vincent
Herring. See what Carl's been up to lately on his official Web site.
Born: November 1, 1963. Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen proves that you
don't need two arms to play drums; Rick does it with only one! Check him
out on this great fan site, compliments of B. Riffola. Debbie has another
super site on Rick.
Robby has played with Dizzy Gillespie, Eddie Palmieri, Ruben Blades, Dave
Valentin, Paul Simon, and others. To find out more, visit Robby's official
Billy is a New York based musician who, in addition to charting 3 top 10
dance singles with his band Mantus, has played on numerous recordings
for demo and album projects, and TV and radio commercials for companies
like McDonalds & Wendys. And, in his spare time, he is an Editor/Advertising
Associate for Modern Drummer Magazine and the inventor of Slappers.
This versatile New Jersey born drummer is at home playing just about any
musical style. His official Web site contains sample MP3s, gig list, photos,
press quotes, and more.
Based on Keith Moon of The Who, here's one Muppet who really rocks
and he knows how to dress too! Check out his profile, courtesy of Muppets.com.
I'm looking for a good English link on Charly. If you've got one, please
here to email it to us.
Born: December 15, 1946. Who do you think of whenever you think of Vanilla
Fudge? Carmine, of course. This official Web site for Carmine Appice contains
bio, discography, photos, open BB, MP3s, and more. Also, check out Carmine's
site. And here's more
on Carmine from IUMA.com.
Bio, photos, and discography of Vinnie Appice, Carmine's little brother.
Born: March 7, 1953. Pop, rock, or studio drumming, Kenny does it all.
Here's his own homepage featuring bio, awards, discography, photos, past
tour list, fan comments, and current events.
This is the official homepage of *NSYNC drummer Billy Ashbaugh. Check
In addition to writing The
UnReel Drum Book, Marc has worked with artists
Wayne Newton, Jessica Simpson, Neal McCoy, David Foster, Backstreet Boys, Quincy
Jones and numerous others.
Born: February 15, 1944. If you're into '60s British Pop you muyst remember
The Kinks. Here's an interview with their drummer, courtesy of David Barnes.
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