Rich Redmond - photo credit: Paul Griffin

Rich Redmond, born July 25, 1970 in Norwich, CT, is a top call Nashville recording drummer/percussionist whose versatile and dynamic drumming is the sound behind many of today's top talents. Rich has toured/recorded/performed with: Jason Aldean, Lit, Ludacris, Kelly Clarkson, Bryan Adams, Joe Perry, Jewel, Miranda Lambert, The Pointer Sisters, John Eddie, Pam Tillis, Susan Ashton, Deana Carter and many others. As a Grammy nominated drummer, Rich has performed on fourteen #1 Hits (12 with Jason Aldean and 2 with Thompson Station). His signature style drumming for Jason Aldean has contributed to a whopping 8.5 million records sold and multiple music award nominations. He has also appeared on many television shows such as The Grammys, The Tonight Show, Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Fallon, Craig Ferguson, Good Morning America, The TODAY Show, the CMA Awards, ACM Awards, CMT Awards, People's Choice Awards and others.

Rich now leads a production team known as 'NV' which is constantly developing new talent such as Thompson Station, whose first single "Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not" was a #1 single and the most played song on radio in 2011. Always looking to help others and make a difference, Rich brings his CRASH Course For Success motivational event to music shops, schools and coorporate events across the country.

Rich began playing drums at age 8 and later performed in the prestigious 1:00 Lab Band at The University of North Texas. Receiving his Master's Degree in Music Education and percussion, he now combines his classical training and 'street smarts' musicianship to bring his passion-filled powerhouse drumming to the world.

I bleed passion and I always leave a little of my soul on the drum throne.

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