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Famous Drummers


Your complete resource to info on the most famous drummers in the world. This page contains everyone who's anyone with a last name beginning in the letter F.

Ricky Fataar
Discography and resume of Fataar, who has played with the Beach Boys, Joe Walsh, and Bonnie Raitt. Courtesy of the Austrailian Rock database.

Pierre Favre
This site contains some info on the Swiss Drummer/Percussionist/Composer and his recordings. Courtesy of ECMRecordscom.

Sherman Ferguson
Born: October 31, 1944. Brief bio courtesy of UC Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts Jazz Studies.

Steve Ferrone
Born: April 25, 1950. Drummer for the Average White Band back in the 1970's, Steve has gone on to play with Chaka Kahn, Eric Clapton, Brian Ferry, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Here's his drum setup, compliments of the Pearl Corporation.

Anton Fier
Ex-Feelies drummer, has worked with The Golden Palominos, Herbie Hancock, Mick Jagger, Larry Saltzman, Los Lobos, and others. He recorded his first solo album in 1994.

Anton Fig
Born: August 8, 1952. Here's an interview with Anton, who has played with many top artists including Cyndi Lauper, Kiss, Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Ace Frehley, Joan Armatrading, Mick Jagger, Thompson Twins, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, and Chaka Kahn. And was a member of "The World's Most Dangerous Band" playing "The Late Show with David Letterman". From LiveDaily.CitySearch.com.

Sammy Figueroa
This conguero/producer has worked with many of the greatest names in music, including Aretha Franklin, Mile Davis, Diana Ross, Bette Midler, Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Freddie Hubbard, Stanley Clarke, Jaco Pastorius, George Benson, David Bowie, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Quincy Jones, Roberta Flack, Luther Vandross, Marc Anthony, and more.

Jon Fishman
Drummer/Vocalist with Phish. Check out the Phishography.Also, enjoy this interview with Jon from Gadiel.com.

Mick Fleetwood
Born: June 24, 1942. Here's the bio of the Fleetwood Mac drummer.

Richie Flores
Here's an interview with one of the world's most respected conga players, courtesy of Salsaweb.com.

D.J. Fontana
DJ influenced generations of drummers to come with the grooves he created for and played on Elvis Presley's hit records. Bio, discography, and photos courtesy of The Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

Vernel Fournier
Born: 1928. Died: 2000. The New Orleans native drummer played with such jazz greats as Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Ahmad Jamal.

Al Foster
Born: January 18, 1944. Al worked with Miles Davis for thirteen years.

David "Panama" Francis
He first came to fame in the late 1930's, and went on to play with the likes of Roy Eldridge, Lucky Millinder, Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, Ray Conniff, and Sy Oliver. Later, he became a studio drummer recording with John Lee Hooker, Eubie Blake, Ella Fitzgerald, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Charles, Mahalia Jackson, Big Joe Turner, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Four Seasons, Pretenders, Bobby Darren, James Brown, Dinah Washington, Ray Charles, and others. Here's the bio of one of the first jazz drummers to crossover into rock and R&B session work.

Josh Freese
Born: December 25, 1972. Check the above link while his Official Web site is being completed.

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