What band had a girl drummer?

What band had a girl drummer?

ALL HAIL WOMEN DRUMMERS Lenny Kravitz, Hole, L7, Babes In Toyland, Sleater Kinney, Savages, Eagles Of Death Metal, The Donnas (and many more) all made a mark in music with a women drummer carrying the beat and paved the way for a new generation of kickass women drummers.

Is Viola Smith still alive?

Deceased (1912–2020)
Viola Smith/Living or Deceased

Who is the oldest drummer?

Viola Smith

Viola Smith
Born November 29, 1912 Mount Calvary, Wisconsin, US
Died October 21, 2020 (aged 107) Costa Mesa, California, US
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Drums

How old is Viola Smith?

107 years (1912–2020)
Viola Smith/Age at death

Viola Smith, the trailblazing drummer once heralded as the “fastest girl drummer in the world,” has died, The Washington Post reports. She was 107 years old. According to The Post, Smith died October 21 at her home in Costa Mesa, California. The cause of death was revealed to be complications from Alzheimer’s disease.

Who is the greatest jazz drummer of all time?

Billy Higgins.

  • Art Blakey.
  • Roy Haynes.
  • Paul Motian.
  • Gene Krupa.
  • Elvin Jones.
  • Jack DeJohnette.
  • Buddy Rich. Last but not the least, Bernard “Buddy” Rich is arguably the best jazz drummer of all time.
  • Who are the best female drummers in the world?

    Jody was the drummer in a band called The Who. Her most famous tour was in 1989, where she performed. She was also full of glamour, which had a unique talent. Some of the best names in the industry like Paul McCartney and Elton John consider her amongst the vest female drummers in the history of music.

    Who is the female drummer in Beyonce’s band?

    Nikki Glaspie graduated from Berklee College in 2005, and has since travelled the world as the drummer in Beyonce’s all-woman backup band. She has also had the pleasure of performing with Chaka Kahn, Jay-Z, Kanye West and Destiny’s Child.

    Who are the Greatest Drummers of alternative music?

    CHRISTOPHER R. WEINGARTEN 1. The 100 Greatest Drummers of Alternative Music 2. Stanley Demeski (The Feelies) Being a working-class drummer is something to aspire to.

    Who are the best drummers of the 90s?

    But in his nearly 30 years with the Kings and Queen of the Alternative Nation, Shelley established himself as one of the most unconventional drummers of the ’90s and beyond — not to mention one of the most modest. As Thurston Moore once explained, ” [Steve] had a certain physicality about him and he wasn’t a too-cool-for-school no-waver.”