About Keith Carlock

Keith Carlock has recorded and/or toured with such musical luminaries as Steely Dan, John Mayer, Sting, James Taylor, Toto, Christopher Cross, Donald Fagen, Walter Becker, Diana Ross, Faith Hill, The Blues Brothers, Wayne Krantz, Mike Stern, Robben Ford, Bill Evans, Leni Stern, David Johansen, Richard Bona, Chris Botti, Rudder, Harry Belafonte, Oz Noy, Larry Carlton, Clay Aiken, Rascal Flatts, Paula Abdul, Eros Ramazzotti, Bootsy Collins, Michael Buble’, and Grover Washington, Jr, to name only a few.

Keith was honored to be voted number 1 Pop drummer, number 1 Fusion drummer, and number 1 Best All-Around drummer in Modern Drummer’s 2009 Readers Poll. He has been the drummer with Steely Dan on every tour since 2003 and his first recording with them, “Two Against Nature” won the Grammy for “Album Of The Year” in 2001.

Keith’s instructional DVD with Hudson Music is entitled “Keith Carlock- The Big Picture: Phrasing, Improvisation, Style, & Technique.

Keith proudly endorses Gretsch drums, Zildjian cymbals, Vic Firth sticks, Evans drum heads, DW hardware, LP percussion, and Earthworks microphones.