Rich Redmond is an influential touring/recording drummer/percussionist whose versatile, dynamic, and rock solid drumming is the sound behind many of today’s top talents.
As Nashville’s answer to Gene Krupa, Rich has toured/recorded/performed with:
Jason Aldean, Lit, Ludacris, Kelly Clarkson, Bryan Adams, Joe Perry, Jewel, Miranda Lambert, The Pointer Sisters, John Eddie, Pam Tillis, Susan Ashton, Deana Carter, Kid Rock, Lauren Alaina, Luke Bryan and many others. Rich has recorded 9 #1 singles with the Grammy nominated country rocker Jason Aldean, with 7 million albums sold and 13 million single downloads. As a high energy live showman, Rich plays sold out shows of 25-30,000 fans nightly on Aldean’s “My Kinda Party” Tour.
Rich has appeared on the trail of late night shows such as The Tonight Show, Conan O’ Brien, Jimmy Fallon, Craig Ferguson, Good Morning America, Bonnie Hunt, Ellen, The CMA Awards, ACM Awards, CMT Awards, and many others.
Rich now leads a production team known as ‘NV’ which is constantly developing new talent such as Thompson Square, whose first single “Are you Gonna Kiss Me Or Not”? was a #1 single and the most played song on radio in 2011.
Always looking to help others and make a difference, Rich brings his “CRASH Course For Success” motivational event to drum shops, music stores, high schools, colleges and corporate events across the country.
Rich began playing drums at age 8 and eventually played in the prestigious 1:00 Lab Band at The University of North Texas. Receiving his Master’s Degree in Music Education and percussion, Rich now combines his classical training and ‘street smarts’ musicianship to bring his passion filled drumming to the world.