Tony Coleman, former drummer for B.B. King, plays through “The Thrill Is Gone” off B.B.’s 1969 album “Completely Well”. With smooth grooves and feeling deep in the pocket, Tony proves that you can really move people with rhythm.
Tony Coleman is one of the best blues drummers to ever grace a stage, having toured and recorded with some of the greatest blues and soul artists ever, such as B.B. King, Otis Clay, Bobby Blue Bland, Johnnie Taylor, Albert King, Albert Collins, Etta James, James Cotton, Katie Webster, Z.Z. Hill, O.V. Wright, and Buddy Guy. Besides his illustrious career as a sideman, Tony has also released various solo studio albums over the years, featuring a collection of very special guests.
He’s the author of the book “Authentic Blues Drumming” and currently endorses Mapex, Sabian, Remo, Vater, Audix, and JH Audio.
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