Greg Morrow
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Greg Morrow
Greg Morrow
BornRipley, Tennessee
GenresRock music, country music
Musician
InstrumentsDrums, vocals
1982-present
DeGarmo and Key, Amy Grant

Greg Morrow is an American drummer, percussionist, session musician, mixing engineer, and vocalist.

Biography

Morrow was born in Ripley, Tennessee and raised in Memphis. At age 11, Morrow and his band performed on a local TV show, and he participated in his first recording session.[1]

While working as a teen at the Drum Stand, Morrow's mentor was Dave Patrick, who taught him about drums and drum construction.[2]

In the 1980s, Morrow toured and recorded with the Christian ensemble DeGarmo and Key. Morrow then was a part of Amy Grant's touring band.[1][3]

Morrow moved from Memphis in 1996 after encouragement from Norbert Putnam and Chad Cromwell.[2]

Morrow is a member of Big Al Anderson's band The World Famous Headliners, along with Shawn Camp, Pat McLaughlin, and Michael Rhodes.[4][5]

Morrow has performed and recorded with Blake Shelton,[6]Don Henley,[7]Joe Bonamassa,[8]Billy Gibbons,[9]Bob Seger,[10]Luke Bryan,[11]the Dixie Chicks,[12]Kacey Musgraves,[13]Steve Earle,[14] and others.

Awards

In 2008 and 2015, Morrow won the Academy of Country Music Studio Recording Award for Drummer of the Year.[15]

Discography

With DeGarmo and Key

  • 1982: No Turning Back: Live (Lamb & Lion)
  • 1993: Mission of Mercy (Power Discs)
  • 1984: Communication (Power Discs)
  • 1985: Commander Sozo and the Charge of the Light Brigade (Power Discs)
  • 1987: D & K (Power Discs)
  • 1988: Rock Solid: Absolutely Live (Power Discs)

With Amy Grant

Also appears on

1990-1994

1995-1996

1997-1998

1999-2000

2001-2003

2004-2006

2007-2010

2011-2014

2014-2015

2016 - present

References

  1. ^ a b "029 - Greg Morrow: ACM Drummer of the Year, Giving Engineers What They Want, Touring to Sessions, Head Combinations". Working Drummer Podcast. September 3, 2015. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ a b Rich Redmond (February 1, 2015). "Greg Morrow". Modern Drummer Magazine. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ Cusic, Don (November 12, 2009). Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music: Pop, Rock, and Worship: Pop, Rock, and Worship. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ "About the World Famous Headliners". World Famous Headliners. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "CD Review: World Famous Headliners - S/T (Big Yellow Dog, 2012)". No Depression. September 6, 2012. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ "Blake Shelton Album: "The Dreamer"". Best Country Singers. Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ Tom Roland (September 3, 2015). "Don Henley, Martina McBride Make Big Statement In Short Bursts -- Behind Their Newest Single". Billboard. Retrieved 2017.
  8. ^ Alan Sculley (July 14, 2016). "Two drummers, one beat". Boulder Weekly. Retrieved 2017.
  9. ^ Martin Popoff (December 9, 2015). "ZZ Tool's Mud Metal Master Billy Gibbons Goes to Cuba". Brave Words. Retrieved 2017.
  10. ^ Gary Graff (August 25, 2017). "Bob Seger Rolls Out Hit-Packed Set at Runaway Train Tour Opener". Billboard. Retrieved 2017.
  11. ^ Carl Lamarre (November 12, 2017). "Travis Scott Fearlessly Raps 'Butterfly Effect' From a Flying Bird at the 2017 MTV EMAs". Billboard. Retrieved 2017.
  12. ^ Dickerson, James L. (2000). Dixie Chicks: Down-Home and Backstage. Retrieved 2017.
  13. ^ Briona Arradondo (December 9, 2015). "Grammy-nominated artists record at Studio A". WSMV. Retrieved 2017.
  14. ^ McGee, David (2005). Steve Earle: Fearless Heart, Outlaw Poet. Retrieved 2017.
  15. ^ "Studio Recording Awards". Academy of Country Music. Retrieved 2017.

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