Al Webster

Biography

Al Webster

Al Webster has toured throughout the world and performed with such artists as Amanda Marshall, Colin James, Big Sugar, Zachary Richard, Long John Baldry, the legendary Jaco Pastorius, Robben Ford, Edgar Winter, Mavis Staples, Jim Belushi, Jeff Healey, Michelle Shocked and many more. Also on tours with Whitney Houston, Ja Rule, P. Diddy, Simply Red, Los Lobos, Lyle Lovett, B.B. King, etc. TV appearances include, Rosie O'Donnell, Much Music, Juno Awards, Mike Bullard, and many European concert specials including MTV.

Al studied privately in New York with Dennis Davis (Stevie Wonder) and started his playing career with the Coachmen drum and bugle corp. When he is not touring, Al remains busy doing sessions, freelancing, and giving private lessons. Playing almost any style of music, it's easy to see why he has become one of the most in demand session and touring drummers in North America and Europe. Al is using a mixture of the Maple and Birch Absolute series along with the DTXtreme.