Stanton Moore Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 8 July, 2020 67 No Comments

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Stanton Moore (born July 9, 1972) is an American funk, jazz, and rock drummer from New Orleans. Most widely known as a founding member of Galactic, Moore has also pursued a solo recording career (beginning with his 1998 debut All Kooked Out!) and recorded with bands as diverse as jazz-funk keyboardist Robert Walter and heavy… Read more »

Ignacio Berroa Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 8 July, 2020 68 No Comments

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Ignacio Berroa is one of the greatest drummers of our times. Grammy Award winner Ignacio Berroa has boasted an impressive resume of sideman recording and performance duties with such maestros of the jazz world as Dizzy Gillespie, McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Freddie Hubbard, Jackie McLean and Charlie Haden, as well as such Latin American masters… Read more »

Ringo Starr Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 8 July, 2020 61 No Comments

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Sir Richard Starkey MBE (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor widely famous as the drummer for the Beatles. He occasionally sang lead vocals with the group, usually for one song on each album, including “Yellow Submarine”, “With a Little Help from My Friends” and… Read more »

Louie Bellson Tribute!

Salvador Niebla 8 July, 2020 59 No Comments

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Louis Bellson (born Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni on July 6, 1924 – February 14, 2009), known by the stage name Louie Bellson (his own preferred spelling, although he is often seen in sources as Louis Bellson), was an American jazz drummer. He was a composer, arranger, bandleader, and jazz educator, and is credited… Read more »

Hannah Welton Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 22 June, 2020 76 No Comments

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Hannah Welton-Ford (born June 29, 1990) is an American musician, drummer and vocalist from Louisville, Kentucky. Previously a member of fusion trio Pandorum and later rock band Bellevue Suite, she played in Prince’s backing band 3rdeyegirl with guitarist Donna Grantis and bassist Ida Kristine Nielsen. Hannah is married to Joshua Welton, who co-produced three Prince… Read more »

Ian Paice Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 22 June, 2020 72 No Comments

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Ian Anderson Paice (born 29 June 1948) is an English musician, best known as the drummer and last remaining original member of the English rock band Deep Purple. Born in Nottingham but moving south in early childhood, Paice got his first drum kit at 15. He began his professional career in the late 1950s playing… Read more »

Aquiles Priester Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 22 June, 2020 47 No Comments

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Aquiles Priester (born June 25, 1971) is a South African-born Brazilian drummer. He is currently the drummer of the Brazilian power metal band Hangar, progressive metal bands Midas Fate and Noturnall as well as Eduardo Falaschi. As a tour drummer he has played with Paul Di’Anno, Vinnie Moore, Tony Macalpine, W.A.S.P. and DragonForce. From 2001… Read more »

Mick Fleetwood Happy Birthday!

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Michael John Kells Fleetwood (born 24 June 1947) is a British musician and actor, best known as the drummer, co-founder, and de facto leader of the rock band Fleetwood Mac. Fleetwood, whose surname was merged with that of the group’s bassist John “Mac” McVie to form the name of the band, was inducted into the… Read more »

Bill Bruford Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 12 May, 2020 74 No Comments

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William Scott Bruford (born 17 May 1949) is an English former drummer, percussionist, songwriter, producer, and record label owner who first gained prominence as a founding member of the progressive rock band Yes. After his departure from Yes, Bruford spent the rest of the 1970s playing in King Crimson, touring with Genesis and U.K., and… Read more »

Dennis Chambers Happy Birthday!

Salvador Niebla 12 May, 2020 75 No Comments

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Chambers was born on May 9, 1959. He began drumming at the age of four years, and was gigging in Baltimore-area nightclubs by the age of six. He was recruited in 1981 by the Sugar Hill Label to be their “house drummer.” Chambers played on many Sugar Hill releases — sounds like Keith LeBlanc [not… Read more »

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