BORN IN:
Toronto, ON
LIVES IN:
Suitcase
DRUMMING SINCE:
1900`s
CURRENT BAND/PROJECT(S):
Colin James / Independent
BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Art Blakey
FAVORITE ALBUM YOU PLAYED ON:
Colin James, Twenty Five Live
FAVORITE ALBUM YOU DIDN’T PLAY ON:
Stevie Wonder, Songs in the Key of Life
CAREER HIGHLIGHT:
Signing with SABIAN, playing with Jaco Pastorius
FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
22” HHX Legacy Heavy Ride

Biography

Al comes from a musical background: his father Fred Webster played drums with jazz greats Kenny Dorham, Sonny Stitt, Lee Morgan, J.J. Johnson, Cecil Payne, Wardell Gray, Kenny Burrell, Lou Donaldson, Al Haig, and many others.

Al's Touring Recording and or Performing credits include Jeff Healey, Colin James, Amanda Marshall, Long John Baldry, Zachary Richard, Jack Bruce, Doug Riley, Edgar Winter, Mavis Staples, Billy Ray Cyrus, Kim Wilson, Robben Ford, Duke Robillard, Randy Bachman, Jaco Pastorius, Ray Benson, Ian Gillan, Gilby Clarke, Alanna Myles, Matt Minglewood, Idle Eyes, Doug & The Slugs, Steve Lukather, Jim Belushi, Kenny Neal, Michelle Shocked & more, TV appearances include the Rosie O'Donnell Show, Much Music, Juno Awards, NHL Awards, and MTV. Recordings include Jeff Healey "Mess Of Blues" Colin James "Little Big Band II". Long John Baldry "Right To Sing The Blues". Long John Baldry "Live In Hamburg". Long John Baldry "Live In Concert" (DVD). Walter Trout "Full Circle" Amanda Marshall "Live At The Corona Theater" (DVD). Amanda Marshall "Intermission" (Best of).

Tal Bergman

Joe Bonamassa

Brice Williams

Lady Antebellum

Paul DeLong

Sessions / The Code

Toni Cannelli

Drummers Alliance

Steve Ferrone

Tom Petty