Wendell Holmes Jr.

Session/Touring Drummer

Wendell Holmes Jr. on SoundBetter

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.

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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GenresSounds Like
  • Steve Gadd
  • Dennis Chambers
  • Steve Jordan
Gear Highlights
  • Yamaha Drums
  • Zildjian Cymbals
  • Remo Drumheads
  • Vic Firth Sticks
  • Presonus Mixer Board
  • Protools Recording Software
  • Sennheiser/Sure/Audix Drum Mics
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