Rich Redmond is a top call recording drummer/percussionist based in Nashville and Los Angeles.
Rich began playing drums at age 8 and eventually played in the prestigious 1:00 Lab Band at The University of North Texas. Receiving his Master's Degree in Music Education, Rich now combines his classical training and 'street smarts' musicianship to bring his passion filled drumming to the world.
Rich’s versatile, dynamic, and rock solid drumming is the sound behind many of today's top talents.
Rich has toured/recorded/performed with: Jason Aldean, Ludacris, Kelly Clarkson, Bryan Adams, Bob Seger, Joe Perry, Jewel, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Thompson Square, Steel Magnolia, The Pointer Sisters, John Eddie, Pam Tillis, Susan Ashton, Deana Carter, Montgomery Gentry, Alabama, John Anderson, Trace Adkins, Keith Urban, Emily West, Lauren Alaina, and many others. Rich has played drums and percussion on
19 #1 singles .
Rich has appeared on the trail of television shows such as The Voice, American Idol, The Grammy Awards, The Tonight Show (with Leno, O’Brien and Fallon), The Today Show, Conan O' Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, Craig Ferguson, Good Morning America, Ellen, The CMA Awards, ACM Awards, CMT Awards, ACA Awards, as well as being prominently featured in 18 music popular music videos .
Rich also leads a production team known as 'NV' (New Voice Entertainment), which is constantly developing new talent such as Thompson Square, and Parmalee.
Always looking to help others and make a difference, Rich brings his "CRASH Course For Success" motivational drumming event to drum shops, music stores, high schools, colleges and corporate events across the world.
Some of Rich’s clients include Cisco, Johnson and Johnson, Presidio, Hard Rock Café and many others. Rich has presented at The Percussive Arts Society Convention in 2011 and 2013.
Rich was voted “Best Country Drummer” and “Clinician” by both Modern Drummer and Drum! Magazines. Rich has also been featured in Drumhead and Rhythm magazines. Rich’s first book, “FUNdamentals of Drumming For Kids ages 5-10” is published by Modern Drummer.
Rich is also partners in a consulting firm called GPR Creative, which assists companies in front end development and creative solutions for business.