Drumset Artists Ben Wysocki

Country United States       Group THE FRAY      

BORN IN:
Gunnison, CO
LIVES IN:
Denver, CO
DRUMMING SINCE:
1990
CURRENT BAND/PROJECT:
The Fray
BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Ringo, Matt Chamberlain, Joey Waronker, Jack Irons, Amir "Questlove" Thompson, Steve Jordan, Larry Mullen JR, Glenn Kotche.
FAVOURITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
"Scars and Stories`, The Fray
FAVOURITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
"Grace", Jeff Buckley and "Vitalogy", Pearl Jam
CAREER HIGHLIGHT(S):
Playing in a band with my best friends for 8 years, and meeting Justin Bieber.
FAVOURITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
19" HH Medium Thin Crash
Website
www.TheFray.net
Biography
Ben Wysocki, drummer for multi-platinum band The Fray, has seen the Denver-based band achieve incredible success since forming in 2002. The band's 2005 debut album "How to Save a Life", sold more than 3 million copies in the USA. Wysocki was born in Gunnison, Colorado. After struggling with piano lessons, he started learning to play drums in the sixth grade. Ben cites his first big influence on music was the song "Sabotage" by the Beastie Boys. He has said that he wanted to be a "rock and roll drummer" from a very young age.

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