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wendell
holmes jr.

PROFESSIONAL DRUMMER, JAZZ/FUSION ARTIST, CLINICIAN, AND MUSIC DIRECTOR
 

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A TRUE ARTIST, UNIQUE, AUTHENTIC AND CREATIVE, HOLMES INFUSES DIFFERENT TEXTURES AND TONES ON THE DRUMS AND CYMBALS TO PRODUCE COLORFUL IMAGERY; TELLING A STORY HIS LISTENER INEVITABLY 'GETS' AND DEMONSTRATES AGREEMENT WITH EVERY SINGLE HEAD-BOB.

 
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Wendell matured his craft by becoming an innovative drummer with versatility in playing various genres of music such as jazz, fusion, gospel, R&B, funk, blues, country, rock, blue grass, and reggae. 

He has performed alongside music greats such as:
Ryan Follese (currently touring with artist); three-time Grammy and “contemporary male” blues music award winner' Tab Benoit; Katie Pruitt and JT Hodges; singer, songwriter and producer Chris Willis and vocalist; Gabbie McGee; Grammy award winning artists, Regina Belle and Karen Clark Sheard; Billboard music award winning group, Brownstone; two-time Grammy nominated musician, Russel Gunn; Ollie Woodson of the Temptations; Vivian Green, Shirley Murdock and Vasti Jackson; NAACP image award-winning singer, Dottie Peoples; David Garfield, Danny Stewart, Tonya Hairston Ware, Keith Dobbins, Bobby Jones and Canton Jones; country star, Kip Moore and renowned vocalist, Julie Dexter and Dove and Stellar award nominated songwriter/singer, Darius Paulk.

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Lewis Ave

by WENDELL HOLMES, JR.

If you are a music lover of jazz and great musicianship then this record is for you. Influences include Dave Weckl, Chick Corea, George Duke, Dennis Chambers, Tony Williams, Yellowjackets, Gary Novack, Vinnie Colaiuta, Stanley Clarke and many more.

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VIDEOS

Infinite Possibilities - Written by: Gergo Borlai Main keys and synths: Gergo Borlai Bass: Francisco Fattoruso Guitar Part: Gergo Borlai Guitar solo: Scott Jones Rhodes solo: Clarence Tele Hill 

 

Featured live on the Today Show - Artist: Ryan Follese Drums: Wendell Holmes Jr. BASS: Jeremy Bryant Keys: Dylan Jones GUITAR: John Prentice Bango: John Bohlinger

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get in touch

 

Thank you for visiting! For booking and press inquiries, please call
201-540-WHJR(9457) or email booking@wendellholmesjr.com.

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