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Drummers From A to Z > T
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 T.
Born: April 21, 1976. Jeremy makes up one-quarter of the Canadian band
Our Lady Peace. Click the above for info on Jeremy and the band. Here's
a cool Unofficial
OLP site that includes bios, discography, other site links, and
more, from Raine Daniels. Also, check out the Official
OLP site, includes audio clips, photos, and more. Here's an alternate
with more photos, tour dates, etc... and yet another
site, with video clips and detailed info on Jeremy and OLP.
Born: January 14, 1932. Here's a profile of Drummer/Singer Grady Tate,
who performed with the likes of Quincy Jones, Jimmy Smith, Lionel Hampton,
Stan Getz, Pearl Bailey, Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin,
Lena Horne, Peggy Lee and many others. From the Howard University Web
site. Also, dig this discography
Drummer/journalist Art Taylor's bio, discography, and photos, courtesy
Died: August 11, 1996. Although drummer Mel Taylor (who is credited with
developing instrumental surf music) died from lung cancer in 1996, his
drumming lives on in the music of The Ventures. Click the link above for
a tribute to Mel, and here
for his bio.
Born: July 26, 1949. Drummer/singer for Smile. You never heard of Smile?
That's because the name was changed to Queen, just before they made it
big. Today, Roger pursues a satisfying solo career. Check out his Web
page, at the Official Queen Web site.
He has been called the "Paganini of the Pan" and you'll understand that reference
when you see Liam play. Check him out at his Official Web site.
The beat behind White Zombie and now Rob Zombie. Check out John's brief
bio and cymbal setup, courtesy of Zildjian.
Brennen has played with Sheena Easton, Chaka Kahn, Janet Jackson, Eric
Johnson, Ted Nugent, Jodie Watley, Robben Ford, and others. Not to mention
his own group "Hot Buttered Rhythm." See what he has to say
in this interview by M. Montalbano, courtesy of Cyberdrum.com.
Mike has recorded his own album as well those with Beau Nasty, Tony MacAlpine,
Yngwie Malmsteen, John West, and Artension. If you're a fan, you'll find
out what you want to know here on Mike's own Web site.
Born: December 28, 1930. Best known for his work as the rhythmic third
of the Oscar Peterson Trio (with Ray Brown on bass), Ed moved to Denmark
in 1972 and has worked throughout Europe since then. Check out his profile,
courtesy of Timeless-Records.com.
Here's a very thorough discography of Chester, from University of Oregon.
And an interview
conducted by Steven Scott Fyfe at the 1999 Montreal Drum Fest, courtesy
The Puerto Rican born percussionist who conquered LA, working with the
likes of Robbie Buchanan, Bill Champlin,
David Foster, Tris Imboden, John Keane, Tom Keane, Stephen Kupa, Robert
Lamm, Steve Porcaro, Jason Scheff, and many others. Click the above for
for the story on an album Efrain played on and produced.
Born: October 7, 1953. Brief bio and drum setup of the Bon Jovi drummer,
compliments of Pearl.
Check out this photo and Real Audio commentary of Swing era great Dave
Tough, by William Gottlieb.
Nathaniel has performed with Mariah Carey, R. Kelly, Dru Hill, Stevie Wonder,
Special EFX, Public Enemy, Chris DeBarge, Joe Zawinul, and others. Check out
Catch Scott's bio, courtesy of Linkoping University in Sweden.
Check him out under his real name Frank Edwin
Here's an interview with Butch, drummer and founding member of the Allman
Although he has played with greats like Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash, Kenny
Rogers, Los Lobos, Elvis Costello, Billy Joel, Stevie Nicks and currently
works with Neil Diamond, he'll always be remembered for his ten years
of backing up the King, Elvis Presley.
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