Gerry Brown, born November 9, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is an American drummer, best known for his 14+ year tenure with Stevie Wonder.
Brown’s long list of accomplishments has landed him on stages and recording studios with the likes of George Benson, Marcus Miller, Lionel Ritchie, John Lee, Sonny Fortune, Alfonso Johnson and Phillip Bailey. He has also worked with the NDR Big Band, Brothers Johnson, Roberta Flack, Joe Sample, Slide Hampton, Tom Harrell, Larry Coryell, Dave Samuels, Chuck Loeb and Chick Corea.
Gerry is presently residing in Los Angeles, CA. and continues to be a driving force in today’s industry. His first instructional drum video, R&B Drumming with Gerry Brown, was released to critical acclaim by numerous music publications. Gerry’s insight as an educator and performer has established him as a sought after clinician for Yamaha Drums, Zildjian Cymbals & Drumsticks and Evans Drumheads.
To date, Gerry Brown can be see touring with Stevie Wonder, Stanley Clarke, Diana Ross and Jeffrey Osborne.