Top Ten Drummers With the Most Talent


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21 Levon Helm Levon Helm Mark Lavon "Levon" Helm was an American rock 'n' roller, Americana musician, and actor who achieved fame as the drummer and regular lead vocalist for The Band.
22 Buddy Rich Buddy Rich

THE best jazz drummer in the world.

23 Tico Torres
24 Jim Keltner
25 Steve Gadd
26 Charlie Watts Charlie Watts
27 Dave Weckl Dave Weckl
28 Vinnie Colaiuta
29 Terry Bozzio Terry Bozzio Terry John "Ted" Bozzio is an American drummer best known for his work with Missing Persons and Frank Zappa.
30 Aynsley Dunbar
31 Billy Cobham Billy Cobham William Emanuel "Billy" Cobham is a Panamanian American jazz drummer, composer and bandleader, who permanently relocated to Switzerland during the late 1970s.
32 Elvin Jones Elvin Jones Elvin Ray Jones was an American jazz drummer of the post-bop era. He showed an interest in drums at a young age, watching the circus bands march by his family's home in Pontiac, Michigan.
33 Jack DeJohnette
34 Tony Williams Tony Williams
35 Karl Brazil
36 Cozy Powell Cozy Powell Colin Trevor "Cozy" Powell was an English rock drummer, who made his name with many major rock bands and artists like The Jeff Beck Group, Rainbow, Robert Plant, Whitesnake and Black Sabbath.

He made headlines, when he appeared on the BBC's programme Record Breakers, where he set a world record for the most drums (400) played in under one minute, live on television.

He was a metal pioneer, very fast for the 70s and played for legendary but underground bands - Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Whitesnake, MSG. - Metal_Treasure

37 Chris Vrenna
38 Andy Hurley
39 Rob Bourdon Rob Bourdon
40 Nigel Olsson

Great pop rock drummer with a ton of talent.

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