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Jeff Salem


USA - Music - Rich Redmond Performs in Florida

Last November I had the great opportunity to meet Rich Redmond at a D’Addario function at PASIC in Indianapolis. His positive energy, personality and sense of humor were contagious. I couldn’t wait to see and hear him at his clinic the next day.

His clinic was jam-packed and when he began, all I could say was WOW!!!!.
His presentation was incredible. Rich knows how deliver an educational and motivating clinic. He offered some amazing advice for drummers of all levels. Here is a sample of his live clinic presentation.

Lets take a look at Rich’s career



Rich Redmond is a top call recording drummer/percussionist based in Nashville. His versatile, dynamic, musical and rock solid drumming is the sound behind many of today’s top talents. Rich has toured/recorded/performed with Lit, Bryan Adams, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Jewel, The Pointer Sisters, Rushlow, Pam Tillis, Gene Watson, Susan Ashton, John Anderson, Doc Walker, The Roadhammers, Deana Carter, Jedd Hughes, Patricia Conroy, Chuck Wicks, The Lost Trailers, Trace Adkins, Andi Griggs, Earl Thomas Conley, Hank Williams III, Mindy McCready, Robbie Nevil, Emily West, Jo El Sonnier, Jim Brickman, Catherine Britt, Brolle (Swedish mega-star), Deana Carter, Crystal Schawanda , Anita Cochran, Patricia Conroy, Earl Thomas Conley, The Evinrudes, Andy Griggs, Big Kenny, (Lalaine (Lizzie McGuire Show), Stan Lynch, Lila McCann, Malibu Storm, Robbie Nevil, Vaughn Penn, Michael Peterson, Ronna Reeves, Regina Regina, Marty Stuart, Hank Williams III, Lucy Woodward, Lane Turner, Crossin’ Dixon, Lee Brice, Robin Welty, Steel Magnolia, The Stellas, The Wilsons and many others. Rich is currently the drumming powerhouse behind Jason Aldean, Rich is playing to thousands of appreciative fans nightly and over a million fans per year! Rich recorded all of the drums and percussion on Jason’s platinum selling debut, his gold certified sophomore disc and the gold certified ‘Wide Open’ record which have yielded 9 top ten singles including the # 1 hits, “Why”, “She’s Country” and “Big Green Tractor”, and “The Truth”. These #1 hits have also topped the Billboard ring tone charts. Rich’s ‘song-friendly’ drumming style, infused with a true rock n’ roll spirit has led to these records being regarded as a unique new voice in Nashville’s musical landscape. Rich has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Tonight Show With Conan O Brien, The Late Show With Jimmy Fallon, The Craig Ferguson Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Bonnie Hunt Show, Good Morning America, The CMA Festival, The Academy of Country Music Awards, The Country Music Awards, Fox and Friends, ESPN’s Cold Pizza, The Donnie and Marie Show, Austin City Limits and many others. Rich attended the prestigious University of North Texas and recorded and toured with the world-renowned 1:00 Lab Band. He continues to develop his reputation as a top call session drummer, producer and clinician. “Each day I want to strive for constant improvement.” says Rich. “My life’s purpose is to entertain, motivate and inspire all the people of the world through the beauty and power of musical drumming”.

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Rich will be in the Toronto greater area touring with Jason Aldean the first week of February. Make the time to catch this dynamic musician in action. Here is a link for dates and tickets.


Enjoy the concert and see you next time.

Jeff Salem A.K.A. Noise Organizer

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