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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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see wendell holmes, jr. live

 

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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; three-time Grammy and “contemporary male” blues music award winner' Tab Benoit; country artists Kip Moore, Canaan Smith, Meghan Patrick, Jesse Labelle, 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; 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

Keys: Chris Crain, Guitar: Scott Jones, Bass: Hadrien Feraud, Sax Solo: Marcus Anderson, Sax Melodies: Oliver Santana, Drums: Wendell Holmes Jr., Drums Mixed by: Ricky Ashford, Music Mixed by: Wendell Holmes Jr. Wendell is sponsored by Zildjian Cymbals, Yamaha Drums, Vic Firth Sticks, Remo Drum Heads, Humes & Berg Cases, 64 Audio, Porter & Davies, Drumdots I Wendell Holmes Jr.

 

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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