Being a drummer is not as easy as coming up with fresh beats while you are tapping your desk at work. A great drummer has to be able to keep up with all types of different progressions and bars. The drummer in the band can come in all shapes and sizes. Nothing matters more for the drummer than to lead the band to victory on stage, without missing a beat. So that’s just the basics. These five drummers have made our list because they do way more than just hold the beat. They also harnessed the power of rock and roll in their hands and feet and gifted it to the world. Let us know what you think about our top five list of the best drummers in the world.
Denis Chambers – Free Agent
Dennis Chambers is an independent drummer that has made the rounds around the globe drumming with the like of John Mclaughlin, John Scofield, the Brecker Brothers, and even Santana! His current band is called CAB. His most notable style is his jazz-fusion, funk, and Latin style drumming. His fast hands and triplets on the bass drum are among the best in the world. If you haven’t heard him play, yet you’re in for a treat. Chambers began playing at just the age of four years old, and by the age of six was drumming in Baltimore night clubs. In 2001 he was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.