GIBRALTAR WELCOMES JOHN
April 24, 2012
One of the most sought after Jazz and R & B Drummers of his generation, John "Lil John" Roberts has maintained his status in the industry as a force to be reckoned with. A native of Philadelphia, John quickly became noted as a child prodigy. John's formal studies began in 1991 when he was awarded a full scholarship to study at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.
Having worked and recorded numerous records with George Howard, who turned him onto the Contemporary Jazz Circuit, John found himself working nonstop with Jazz artists such as Herbie Hancock, George Duke, George Benson, Jonathan Butler, Jeff Lorber, and many others. His list of credits also include many of the industries greatest such as Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, Prince, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Elton John, Al Green, BB King, Patti Labelle, Queen Latifah, Joss Stone, Snoop Dog, again, just to name a few.
Lil John will also be the drummer on the new ABC show Duets. He will be using a custom Gibraltar rack setup that is being built for the show.
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