Will Calhoun

COUNTRY United States      
GROUP LIVING COLOUR      

Biography

BORN IN:
Bronx, NY

LIVES IN:
Bronx, NY

DRUMMING SINCE:
16 years old

CURRENT BAND/PROJECT:
Living Colour, Will Calhoun-Native Lands Trio, Oumou Sangare

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Elvin Jones, Tony Williams, Billy Cobham, Buddy Miles, Dou-Dou Ndaiye Rose, Salif Keita, Pharaoh Sanders, Steve Jordan, Pumpkin, DJ-Cool Herc, Bushrock!

FAVORITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
"Vivid", Living Colour; "Times Up", Stain; "Native Lands", Will Calhoun; "Highlife", Wayne Shorter; "Saye", Oumou Sangare; "Colors", Herb Alpert.

FAVOURITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
A recording with Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix

CAREER HIGHLIGHT(S):
Living Colour. Completing and producing Will Calhoun's "Native Lands" CD/DVD. Producing Herb Alpert's "Colors" CD. Recording and touring with Oumou Sangare. Opening for The Rolling Stones on the Steel Wheels Tour. Winning two Grammy Awards with Living Colour.

FAVOURITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
21" Will Calhoun Signature Ambient Ride

Jason Hartless

Ted Nugent

Gregg Bissonette

Ringo Starr And His All Starr Band

Jonathan Joseph

Jeff Beck/ Joss Stone

Garrett Goodwin

Carrie Underwood, Independent

Brandon "Rage" Richter

A Skylit Drive

 

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