Max Roach

Maxwell Lemuel “Max” Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16, 2007) was an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer. Max Roach. A pioneer of bebop, Roach went on to work in many other styles of […]


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Steve Gadd

Stephen Kendall “Steve” Gadd (born April 9, 1945, in Irondequoit, New York) is an American musician. Gadd is one of the most well-known and highly regarded session and studio drummers in the industry, and has worked with […]


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Vinnie Colaiuta

Vincent Colaiuta (born February 5, 1956) is an American drummer based in Los Angeles. Originally from Republic, Pennsylvania, he began playing drums as a child and received his first full drum kit from his parents […]


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Philly Joe Jones

Joseph Rudolph “Philly Joe” Jones (July 15, 1923 – August 30, 1985) was a Philadelphia-born American jazz drummer, known as the drummer for the first “Great”Miles Davis Quintet. He was often confused with another influential jazz […]


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Buddy Rich

Bernard “Buddy” Rich (September 30, 1917 – April 2, 1987) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. Rich was billed as “the world’s greatest drummer” and was known for his virtuoso technique, power, groove, and […]


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