"The reason behind the program is simply remembering my enormous excitement at seeing drums as a very young child and my equally enormous disappointment at the fact that we couldn't afford to buy them. Now, as a successful record producer and a drummer who has played on dozens of hit records, I feel an overwhelming need to give back."
Four-year old Michael is the first aspiring drummer to benefit from the program and the recipient of a brand-new PDP drumset with CRX cymbals. Michael was selected from several talented young drummers whose parents posted videos on YouTube in response to Gregs' message on Twitter last spring. Watch Michael's request video:
About Greg Wells
Greg has collaborated with artists ranging from Celine Dion, Adele, Aerosmith, Elton John and The Count Basie Orchestra to P!nk, Katy Perry, and the All-American Rejects.
In addition to having multiple Grammy Award nominations and sales of more than 80 million records to his credit, Greg is also responsible for creating the drum tracks on many of those recordings.
Greg began playing the drums when he was three years old and he fondly and vividly recalls his early experiences as well as how drumming became such an important part of his life.
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