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Will Calhoun

COUNTRY:  United States



BORN 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

Will Calhoun’s News

Will Calhoun Releases New Album “life In This World”

Before he became famous as a member of the groundbreaking hard rock group Living Colour, Will Calhoun was an aspiring jazz drummer raised on a steady

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Namm 2009

The greatest show on earth? Hmmm, if you’re a musician, the four days of NAMM might just be that, because the show delivers the shivers for any

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Living Color – The Chair In The Doorway

The Chair In The Doorway In Stores & Online on September 15 New interviews with Corey Glover at RollingStone.com and Billboard.comPerforming Septe

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