|BIO:||Rich Redmond is an influential touring/recording drummer/percussionist based in Nashville, Tennessee and Los Angeles, California. His versatile, dynamic, and rock solid drumming is the sound behind many of today’s top talents.
A musical showman in the spirit of Gene Krupa, Rich has toured/recorded/performed with: Jason Aldean, Ludacris, Kelly Clarkson, Bryan Adams, Joe Perry, Jewel, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brantley Gilbert, John Eddie, Pam Tillis, Susan Ashton, Deana Carter, Kid Rock, Lauren Alaina, Trace Adkins, Randy Owens, Marty Stuart, Mindy McReady, Rushlow, Gene Watson, John Anderson, Doc Walker, Jedd Hughes, Patricia Conroy, Earl Thomas Conley, Hank Williams III, Emily West, Jo El Sonnier, Jim Brickman, Lee Brice, Steel Magnolia, The Stellas, Kevin Fowler and many others.
As the drumming powerhouse behind Grammy nominated mega star JASON ALDEAN, Rich has recorded 10 #1 singles with over 7 million albums sold and over 13 million single downloads. As a high-energy live showman, Rich plays sold out shows of 25-30,000 fans nightly in amphitheaters, arenas and stadiums across North America.
Rich has appeared many times on the trail of late night shows such as: The Voice, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Tonight Show with Conan O’ Brien, Conan, Jimmy Fallon, The Jimmy Kimmel Show, Craig Ferguson, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Michael and Kelly Show, Ellen, Austin City Limits, The CMA Awards, The ACM Awards, The CMT Awards, The ACA Awards, numerous GAC and CMT Specials, and of course, The Grammy Awards.
As a member of the production team known as New Voice Entertainment (NV), Rich is constantly developing new talent such as Thompson Square, whose first single “Are you Gonna Kiss Me Or Not”? was a #1 single and the most played song on radio in 2011.
Rich attended The University of North Texas and toured/recorded with the prestigious 1:00 Lab Band. Rich was voted “Best Country Drummer” and “Best Clinician” by Modern Drummer Magazine in 2010 and “Best Country Drummer” by Drum! Magazine in 2011. Rich now combines his classical training and ‘street smarts’ musicianship to bring his passion filled drumming to the world.