Keio Stroud

COUNTRY United States      
GROUP Big and Rich      

Biography

Born in 1980 into a musical family in Athens, Georgia, Keio Stroud started
playing drums and performing at an early age. After studying at the University of
West Georgia, Stroud moved to Nashville in 2000 and soon became and indemand
drummer for recording sessions, touring, and television performances.
Currently touring with Big and Rich and playing sessions in Nashville, Stroud
has had an impressive and diverse career drumming for some of Nashville’s
most successful and well-respected artists, producers and musicians;
Rodney Crowell, Richard Marx, Jake Owen, Deana Carter, Little Big Town,
Emmylou Harris, Keith Urban, Roseanne Cash, Lee Brice, Taj Mahal, The
Nashville Star television show, Jason Aldean, Tiffany, Tommy Simms, Kip Moore,
Buddy Miller, Keb' Mo’, Randy Houser, Guy Clark, Micky Gilley,The Randy
Rogers Band, Jamie O’Neal, Thompson Square, Leroy Parnell, Stoney LaRue,
Peter Collins, Chely Wright, Booker T. Jones, Brian Setzer, Florida Georgia Line,
Lee Brice, Terri Clark, Sarah Buxton, Frankie Ballard, Ray Scott, Halfway to
Hazard, Jedd Hughes, The Wooten Brothers, Chuck Wicks, Will Kimbrough, Al
Anderson, Gary Nicholson, Chad Warrix, Laura Bell Bundy, Mike Farris, John
Popper, Keith Anderson, Beth Neilson Chapman, The Lost Trailers, Trent
Willmon, Mark Mcguin, Wade Hayes, Joey DeGraw, Amy Dalley, Jermaine
Jackson, Blue County, Victoria Shaw, Jason Meadows, Dean Dillon, Craig Wayne
Boyd, Arlis Albritton, Ty Herndon, Jimmy Wayne, Chris DeStefano, Josh Gracin
Jaron and The Long Road To Love, Buxton Hughes, and many others.
Featured recordings Keio Stroud has appeared on:
“Let Us Be Americana - The Music of Paul McCartney” - various artists
“Blues Americana” - Keb’ Mo’
“Sunday Night Shout!” - Mike Farris
“Prism” - Beth Nielsen Chapman
“I Saw the Light” (Hank Williams movie) - various artists
Rodney Crowell various recordings

 

DRUMMING SINCE: 1983

BIGGEST INFLUENCES: Steve Jordan, Greg Morrow, Lemar Carter, Ben Sesar, John Tempesta, 

FAVOURITE ALBUM YOU PLAYED ON: Keb Mo BluesAmericana

FAVOURITE ALBUM YOU DIDN’T PLAY ON: Yellow Brick Road

CAREER HIGHLIGHT: Iowa city Sold out the first show they ever had in the stadium there

FAVOURITE SABIAN CYMBAL: Paragon Diamondback

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