Joey B. Banks is a performer, music producer, music educator, 2010 and 2011 Grammy nominated drummer, and the 2014 and 2015 Madison Area Music Association Drummer/Percussionist of the Year. He is a graduate of the Musicians Institute of Technology in Hollywood California and is a Madison Scout Drum and Bugle Corps Alumnus.
Joey B. has performed and recorded drums with more than 100 artists and performance groups locally, regionally, and nationally for over 20 years and has been recorded on over 50 albums over the last two decades.
Some notable jazz, funk, blues, an pop artists Joey B. has performed with include:
Clyde Stubblefield (James Brown), Jabo Starks, Fred Wesley, Fred Thomas, Luther Allison, Jim Schwall, Cynthia Robinson (Sly and the Family Stone), Skyler Jett, Cowboy Troy (Big and Rich), Barrellhouse Chuck, Billy Flynn, Wayne Baker Brooks, Funky Michael Coleman, , , , , , Tom Holland, John Primer, Linsey Alexander, Roscoe Mitchell, Tia Fuller, Freedy Johnson, Kyle Henderson, Willy Porter and Gabe Burdulis.
These days you can see Joey B. performing with many award winning groups and artist which include, Steely Dane, 2015 MAMA Cover Band of the Year, The Big Payback, 2015 MAMA Jazz Performer of the Year, The Black Star Drum Line Performance Group, 2015 MAMA Youth Performer of the Year, Gabe Burdulis, 2015 MAMA Pop/R&B of the Year, Guitarist of the Year, and Male Vocalist of the Year, Honor Among Thieves, The Keon Andre Band, Anthony Lamarr, andThe Clyde Stubblefield All Stars.
Joey B. is also the the co-owner and operator of Unidec/JBENT Entertainment group which mainly focuses on artist development and bookings for artist in the Madison WI area and the Midwest region.
Joey B. endorses Rich Sticks, www.richsticks.com and Precision Drums, www.precisiondrum.com.
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