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Drummers From A to Z > F
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 F.
Discography and resume of Fataar, who has played with the Beach Boys,
Joe Walsh, and Bonnie Raitt. Courtesy of the Austrailian Rock database.
This site contains some info on the Swiss Drummer/Percussionist/Composer
and his recordings. Courtesy of ECMRecordscom.
Born: October 31, 1944. Brief bio courtesy of UC Irvine Claire Trevor
School of the Arts Jazz Studies.
Born: April 25, 1950. Drummer for the Average White Band back in the 1970's,
Steve has gone on to play with Chaka Kahn, Eric Clapton, Brian Ferry,
and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Here's his drum setup, compliments
of the Pearl Corporation.
Ex-Feelies drummer, has worked with The Golden Palominos, Herbie Hancock,
Mick Jagger, Larry Saltzman, Los Lobos, and others. He recorded his first
solo album in 1994.
Born: August 8, 1952. Here's an interview with Anton, who has played with
many top artists including Cyndi Lauper, Kiss, Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan,
Ace Frehley, Joan Armatrading, Mick Jagger, Thompson Twins, Bruce Springsteen,
Paul Simon, and Chaka Kahn. And was a member of "The World's Most
Dangerous Band" playing "The Late Show with David Letterman".
This conguero/producer has worked with many of the greatest names in music,
including Aretha Franklin, Mile Davis, Diana Ross, Bette Midler, Celine
Dion, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Freddie Hubbard, Stanley Clarke,
Jaco Pastorius, George Benson, David Bowie, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan,
Quincy Jones, Roberta Flack, Luther Vandross, Marc Anthony, and more.
Drummer/Vocalist with Phish. Check out the Phishography.Also, enjoy
this interview with
Jon from Gadiel.com.
Born: June 24, 1942. Here's the bio of the Fleetwood Mac drummer.
Here's an interview with one of the world's most respected conga players,
courtesy of Salsaweb.com.
DJ influenced generations of drummers to come with the grooves he created
for and played on Elvis Presley's hit records. Bio, discography, and photos
courtesy of The Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
Born: 1928. Died: 2000. The New Orleans native drummer played with such
jazz greats as Charlie Parker, Dizzy
Gillespie, and Ahmad Jamal.
Born: January 18, 1944. Al worked with Miles Davis for thirteen years.
He first came to fame in the late 1930's, and went on to play with the
likes of Roy Eldridge, Lucky Millinder, Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington,
Tommy Dorsey, Ray Conniff, and Sy Oliver. Later, he became a studio drummer
recording with John Lee Hooker, Eubie Blake, Ella Fitzgerald, Illinois
Jacquet, Ray Charles, Mahalia Jackson, Big Joe Turner, Elvis Presley,
Buddy Holly, Four Seasons, Pretenders, Bobby Darren, James Brown, Dinah
Washington, Ray Charles, and others. Here's the bio of one of the first
jazz drummers to crossover into rock and R&B session work.
Born: December 25, 1972. Check the above link while his Official
Web site is being completed.
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