Zac Brown Band’s Percussionist Wins Modern Drummer Award

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Daniel de los Reyes, percussionist with country band, Zac Brown Band, recently was awarded Modern Drummer’s 2013 Reader’s Poll Percussionist of the Year! Reyes is a third generation drummer/percussionist of Puerto Rican/Cuban/American decent.

Daniel live in concert

Daniel live in concert

WFXD regularly plays songs from the three time Grammy winning band but I would have never guessed the Daniel and ZBB’s drummer Chris Fryar would tear up the night’s show with their dynamic drum/percussion solos. Not until watching this video from a concert in Madison did I realize how diverse this band’s musicians are.

Daniel & Chris live in concert

Daniel & Chris live in concert

Daniel has an extensive musical resume’ , having played with the likes of Chicago, Don Henley, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sting, The Killers, Sheryl Crow, Patti LaBelle, Peter Frampton, Jennifer Lopez, Don Omar, Stevie Nicks, Louie Vega, Ricky Martin, Shakira, Lionel Richie, Kenny Ortega, Steve Winwood, and many others.

Congratulations, Daniel!!

 

Here’s Daniel & Chris working together in this video with a surprising ending…

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