Brian Ferguson (US)

Paiste Artist Since Sep 2012



Brian Ferguson began playing drums and percussion at age 10 and has never looked back. A consummate student of the instrument and it's significance to American Music, Brian can be found touring recording and producing.

Brian resides in Austin, TX, maintaining a busy performance and recording schedule. Currently, Brian performs with Texas based Country artist Aaron Watson and can be heard on Aaron's upcoming release Real Good Time. Aaron tours constantly averaging 150 dates a year, with a strong grass roots following, performing in front of thousands of fans throughout the US and Europe. In addition, Brian is half of You're Welcome Productions with Steve Miller guitarist Jacob Petersen. Their latest release is the self titled offering, Ty Curtis, in which he co-produced as well as played drums and percussion.

He has toured throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Brian's knowledge and respect for the history of the instrument has given him the ability to authentically blend into a wide variety of styles including Rock, Country, Soul, Blues, Jazz and Gospel. Brian is most at home playing the right part for the song and supporting the musicians around him. This approach has enabled Brian to perform/record/tour with a wide variety of great artists: Country/Americana artists Eleven Hundred Springs, Soul singer Curtis Salgado, Blues guitarists Mike Morgan and the Crawl, Jazz organist Red Young, bassist Bubba Hernandez, songwriters such as Zane Williams, Chet O'Keefe, Hope Cassity and Jon Christopher Davis, and Gospel artist Quinten Hope and Prestonwood Baptist Church to name a few.

As an educator, Brian's work can be found through his featured video lesson series at VicFirth.com, the leading online content provider in the world of percussion. His lesson series is a long running resource for percussionist/drummers world wide.

Brian proudly plays Paiste Cymbals, Dixon Drums and Hardware, and Vic Firth Drumsticks.


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