Lee Pearson

Lee Pearson

Lee Pearson is known as one of the most vibrant and electrifying drummers of today.

He plays lays with some of the finest names in music. From Broadway to Jazz, Hip-Hop and R&B, he maintains the classic vocabulary of percussion.

Lee Pearson - a Baltimore Native - began playing drums at the age of two. His parents Lee Sr. and Judith Pearson, bought his first drum set at the age of three.

He has recorded great musicians such as Hank Jones, Roy Hargrove, John Hicks, Kenny Barron, Christian McBride, Mike Stern, Peter Bernstein, David Murray, The World Saxophone Quartet, Roy Ayers, Ronnie Laws, Lonnie Liston Smith, Wayne Henderson, Tom Brown, and Hamiet Bluiett.

In addition to recordings, Lee Pearson has toured and performed with Chris Botti, Sting, Spyro Gyra, Mark Gross, Antonio Hart, Mike Stern, Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu, Roy Ayers, Chaka Khan, Lonnie Listen Smith, Gene Con, Bobbi Humphreys, Ronnie Laws, Jon Lucien, Hank Jones, John Hicks, James Carter, Adam Rodger, John Medeski, Bobby Watson’s, Kenny Garrett, Little Jimmy Scott, Tim Warfield, Javon Jackson, Roy Hargrove, Casey Benjamin, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, The Cab Calloway Orchestra, Donald Harrison, Curtis Lundy, Wayne Henderson, David Murray, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Band.

He Also participated in a world tour with Savion Glover’s four time Tony Award-winning Broadway show, Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk.

Lee Pearson exclusively uses Vater Manhattan 7a drum sticks, and Sabian Cymbals. He is currently in the process of signing with Yamaha drums.

Manu Katché (born 27 October 1958, Saint-Maur-des-Fossés) is a French drummer of Ivorian origin.

He became known by some in the music world in the mid-1980s mostly thanks to the huge success of Peter Gabriel's 1986 album "So" and his subsequent work with Sting on the albums "Nothing Like the Sun" and "The Soul Cages".

In August 2011 the album Rock the Tabla was released, featuring Manu Katché, Billy Cobham, A.R. Rahman, Hossam Ramzy and Omar Faruk Tekbilek.


Lee Pearson - Dennis Chambers

...some years ago...

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