Steve Gadd was born on April 9th, in 1945 in
Not only has Gadd recorded numerous records, he has also published his share of instructional books and DVD’s. This only emphasizes his ability to transfer his skills to others. Steve Gadd was one of the first drummers to endorse Yamaha Drums. He mainly played on the Recording Custom; however, he recently has moved onto the Birch Custom. Steve Gadd has his own signature snare drum with Yamaha. Gadd Also endorses Zildjian, having his own K-Custom session cymbals. Despite his age, Steve Gadd is still by far one of the best musicians in the drumming community. His understanding of jazz and Latin grooves gives him the edge over most modern drummers.
Scroll down to see a selection of some of Steve Gadd’s most popular instructional videos and Solos. You will notice why this guy has spent so much time doing session work in studios when you see the sure variety in his solos and grooves!